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"geography" in British English

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geographynoun [U]

uk   /dʒiˈɒɡ.rə.fi/  us   /dʒiˈɑː.ɡrə.fi/
A2 the study of the systems and processes involved in the world's weather, mountains, seas, lakes, etc. and of the ways in which countries and people organize life within an area
the geography of somewhere
the way all the parts of an area are arranged within it: the geography of Australia It's impossible to figure out the geography of this hospital.

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(Definition of geography from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"geography" in American English

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geographynoun [U]

 us   /dʒiˈɑɡ·rə·fi/
social studies the study of the features and systems of the earth’s surface, including continents, mountains, seas, weather, and plant life, and of the ways in which countries and people organize life within an area
geographic
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˌdʒi·əˈɡræf·ɪk/ (also geographical,  /ˌdʒi·əˈɡræf·ɪ·kəl/ )
a geographic region
geographically
adverb  us   /ˌdʒi·əˈɡræf·ɪk·li/
Japan is geographically close to North Korea.
(Definition of geography from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"geography" in Business English

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geographynoun

uk   us   /dʒiˈɒɡrəfi/
[C] (plural geographies) an area where a company operates or sells a product: The company added that there had been a "business slowdown in all geographies."
(Definition of geography from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “geography”
in Korean 지리학…
in Arabic عِلْم الجُغْرافيا…
in Malaysian geografi…
in French géographie…
in Russian география…
in Chinese (Traditional) 地理, 地理學…
in Italian geografia…
in Turkish coğrafya, coğrafya bilimi…
in Polish geografia…
in Spanish geografía…
in Vietnamese địa lý học…
in Portuguese geografia…
in Thai ภูมิศาสตร์…
in German die Geographie…
in Catalan geografia…
in Japanese 地理学…
in Chinese (Simplified) 地理, 地理学…
in Indonesian geografi…
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“geography” in American English

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