installation Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “installation” in the English Dictionary

"installation" in British English

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uk   us   /ˌɪn.stəˈleɪ.ʃən/

installation noun (EQUIPMENT/FURNITURE)

C1 [U] an ​occasion when ​equipment, ​furniture, or a ​computerprogram is put into ​position or made ​ready to use: Do you have to ​payextra for installation? You will ​receive a ​messageconfirmingcorrect installation of the ​program.

installation noun (PLACE)

[C] a ​place where there are ​buildings and ​equipment that have a ​particular, ​especiallymilitary, ​purpose: a ​nuclear installation The ​military still have several ​bases and installations on the ​island.

installation noun (JOB)

[U] an ​occasion when someone is put in an ​importantjob or ​position: The installation of the new ​archbishop will take ​place in ​January.

installation noun (ART)

[C] a ​form of ​modern sculpture where the ​artist uses ​sound, ​movement, or ​space as well as ​objects in ​order to make an often ​temporarywork of ​art
(Definition of installation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"installation" in American English

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installationnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌɪn·stəˈleɪ·ʃən/
the ​act of putting something in ​place so that it is ​ready for use: [U] Do you have to ​payextra for installation?
(Definition of installation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"installation" in Business English

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uk   us   /ˌɪnstəˈleɪʃən/
[U or C] IT the ​act of putting a ​program onto a ​computer: She ​provided me with the ​resourcesrequired for ​testing the installation of the ​software. Software installations will be ​carried out by our ​administrators.
[U or C] the ​act of putting furniture or ​equipment into ​position: The installation of ​extra roof and wall-support ​structurestakes considerable ​time.
[C] a ​system or ​piece of ​equipment that has been put somewhere: The ​present installations are ​outdated, and will be ​removed.
[C] a ​place with ​people, ​buildings, and ​equipment that has a particular, especially military or ​industrial, ​purpose: a military/​industrial/​commercial installation
(Definition of installation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “installation”
in Arabic تَركيب…
in Korean 설치, 시설…
in Portuguese instalação…
in Catalan instal·lació…
in Japanese 取り付け, 施設, 基地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 设施/设备, 安装…
in Chinese (Traditional) 設施/設備, 安裝…
in Italian installazione…
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