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"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 ​suitableaction that is ​suggested by something: The indication from the ​tradefigures is to ​reducestock 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   us   /ˌɪndɪˈkeɪʃən/
[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 ​tradefigures is to ​reducestock 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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