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"indicate" in British English

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indicateverb

uk   /ˈɪn.dɪ.keɪt/ us   /ˈɪn.də.keɪt/
  • indicate verb (SHOW)

B2 [T] to show, point, or make clear in another way: Exploratory investigations have indicated large amounts of oil below the sea bed. [+ question word] Please indicate which free gift you would like to receive. [+ (that)] She indicated to me (that) she didn't want me to say anything.

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  • indicate verb (SUGGEST)

specialized medical [T] to suggest something as being suitable: Antihistamine is indicated for this patient as a treatment for her allergies.humorous I'm so hot and tired - I think a long cool drink is indicated!
(Definition of indicate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"indicate" in American English

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indicateverb

us   /ˈɪn·dɪˌkeɪt/
to show or signal a direction or warning, or to make something clear: [T] These statistics might indicate quality problems. [+ that clause] She did not move or indicate that she had heard him.
indication
noun [C/U] us   /ˌɪn·dɪˈkeɪ·ʃən/
[C] Is that nod an indication of your agreement? [U] The jury gave no indication of their decision as they came back into the courtroom.
(Definition of indicate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"indicate" in Business English

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indicateverb [T]

uk   /ˈɪndɪkeɪt/ us  
to show something, point to something, or make something clear: indicate sth to sb Retailers should indicate to the consumer the exact weight of the produce. The scheme will be subject to the modification indicated in paragraph 7.2 above.indicate that The report indicates that the new car market has increased by 1.4%.
(Definition of indicate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“indicate” in British English

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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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