Meaning of “insertion” in the English Dictionary

"insertion" in British English

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insertionnoun

uk /ɪnˈsɜː.ʃən/ us /ɪnˈsɝː.ʃən/

[ U ] the act of putting something inside something else, or adding something, especially words to something else:

Scientists hope that the insertion of normal genes into the diseased cells 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 square brackets.

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

"insertion" in Business English

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insertionnoun

uk /ɪnˈsɜːʃən/ us

[ U ] the act of putting one thing into something else, or of adding something to something else:

The company has encouraged the insertion of exclusion clauses 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)