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"indent" in British English

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indentverb [T]

uk   us   /ɪnˈdent/ specialized
  • indent verb [T] (SPACE)

[T] publishing to make a ​space at the ​edge or on the ​surface of something: Each new ​paragraph should be indented about two ​centimetres from the ​margin.

indentnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈɪn.dent/ specialized
(Definition of indent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"indent" in American English

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indentverb [T]

 us   /ɪnˈdent/
to ​begin a ​line of written or ​printedtext after ​leavingextraspace, ​compared with the ​place where other ​linesbegin: Normally each new ​paragraph is indented.
(Definition of indent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “indent”
in Spanish sangrar…
in Vietnamese sắp chữ lùi vào…
in Malaysian membuat inden…
in Thai ย่อหน้า…
in French renforcer…
in German einrücken…
in Chinese (Simplified) 空间, 在…边沿(或表面)留出空间…
in Indonesian membuat alinea baru, membuat takik…
in Chinese (Traditional) 空間, 在…邊緣(或表面)留出空間…
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