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implementverb [T]

uk   /ˈɪm.plɪ.ment/  us   /ˈɪm.plə.ment/
B2 to start using a plan or system: The changes to the national health system will be implemented next year.

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implementation
noun [U] uk   /ˌɪm.plɪ.menˈteɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌɪm.plə.menˈteɪ.ʃən/
C2 implementation of the law/agreement Various projects for constructing new schools are under implementation in the region.

implementnoun [C]

uk   /ˈɪm.plɪ.mənt/  us   /ˈɪm.plə.mənt/
(Definition of implement from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"implement" in American English

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implementverb [T]

 us   /ˈɪm·pləˌment/
to put a plan or system into operation: Congress refused to pass the bill that would implement tax reforms.
implementation
noun [U]  us   /ˌɪm·plə·mənˈteɪ·ʃən, -menˈteɪ-/
They've involved their workers in the development and implementation of the new program.

implementnoun [C]

 us   /ˈɪm·plə·mənt/
a tool or other piece of equipment for doing work: farm implements
(Definition of implement from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"implement" in Business English

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implementverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈɪmplɪment/
to put a plan into action: to implement a plan/policy/measure The corporation has implemented a new compensation plan for its sales force. to implement a change/program/recommendation
IT to begin to use a new system: The purchased package or the new IT infrastructure is implemented by specialists in that technology.
(Definition of implement from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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