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"insertion" in British English

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insertionnoun

uk   /ɪnˈsɜː.ʃən/  us   /-ˈsɝː-/
[U] the ​act of putting something inside something ​else, or ​adding something, ​especially words to something ​else: Scientists ​hope that the insertion of ​normalgenes into the ​diseasedcells will ​provide a ​cure. [C] something you put inside something ​else or something, ​especially words that you ​add to something ​else: Any ​editorial insertions you make should be ​enclosed in ​squarebrackets.
(Definition of insertion from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"insertion" in Business English

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insertionnoun

uk   us   /ɪnˈsɜːʃən/
[U] the ​act of putting one thing into something else, or of ​adding something to something else: The ​company has encouraged the insertion of ​exclusionclauses in ​contracts to prevent ​executives going over to the ​competition.
[C] MARKETING an insert noun : Please ​ask for our ​rates for colour insertions into our ​magazines.
[C] something that you ​add to something else: editorial insertions
(Definition of insertion from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “insertion”
in Chinese (Simplified) 插入,添写(尤指文字)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 插入,添加(尤指文字)…
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