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indicationnoun

uk   /ˌɪn.dɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us   /ˌɪn.dəˈkeɪ.ʃən/
  • indication noun (SIGN)

C1 [C or U] a sign that something exists, is true, or is likely to happen: There are few indications (that) the economy is on an upswing. Helen's face gave no indication of what she was thinking.

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  • indication noun (SUGGESTION)

[C] a suitable action that is suggested by something: The indication from the trade figures is to reduce stock by at least 30 percent.
(Definition of indication from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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indicationnoun

uk   /ˌɪndɪˈkeɪʃən/ us  
[C or U] a sign that something exists, is true, or is likely to happen: an indication that There are few indications that the economy is on an upswing.an indication of sth The fact that she is being kept in a leadership role is an indication of how important she is to the company.a fair/good indication The price of a product is generally a fair indication of its quality.
[C] a suitable action that is suggested by something: The indication from the trade figures is to reduce stock by at least 30%.
(Definition of indication from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “indication”
in Arabic دِلالة…
in Korean 표시…
in Portuguese indício, mostra, indicação…
in Catalan indicació…
in Japanese 兆候…
in Chinese (Simplified) 标示, 表明…
in Turkish belirti, işaret, iz…
in Russian признак, фактор, указание…
in Chinese (Traditional) 標示, 表明, 象徵…
in Italian indicazione…
in Polish oznaka, znak…
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“indication” in British English

“indication” in Business English

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