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injectionnoun [C or U]

uk   /ɪnˈdʒek.ʃən/  us   /ɪnˈdʒek.ʃən/
C2 the ​act of putting a ​liquid, ​especially a ​drug, into a person's ​body using a ​needle and a ​syringe (= ​smalltube): Daily ​insulin injections are ​necessary for some ​diabetics. This ​steroid is sometimes given by injection.

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(Definition of injection from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"injection" in American English

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injectionnoun [C/U]

 us   /ɪnˈdʒek·ʃən/
the ​act of using a ​needle to put a ​drug into a person's ​body: [C] an ​insulin injection [U] vaccines given by injection
(Definition of injection from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"injection" in Business English

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injectionnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ɪnˈdʒekʃən/
the ​act of putting new ​energy or ​money into something in ​order to ​help it ​succeed: The ​investmentbank needed a cash injection of about $3bn.
(Definition of injection from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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