Meaning of “indication” in the English Dictionary

"indication" in British English

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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)

"indication" in Business English

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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)