installation Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “installation” in the English Dictionary

"installation" in British English

See all translations

installationnoun

uk   /ˌɪn.stəˈleɪ.ʃən/  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.
(Definition of installation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"installation" in American English

See all translations

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

See all translations

installationnoun

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[C] a ​system or ​piece of ​equipment that has been put somewhere: The ​present installations are ​outdated, and will be ​removed.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…
What is the pronunciation of installation?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“installation” in Business English

There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
by ,
April 27, 2016
by Liz Walter If you are a learner of English and you are confused about the words there, their and they’re, let me reassure you: many, many people with English as their first language share your problem! You only have to take a look at the ‘comments’ sections on the website of, for example, a popular

Read More 

Word of the Day

sample

a small amount of something that shows you what the rest is or should be like

Word of the Day

bio-banding noun
bio-banding noun
April 25, 2016
in sport, grouping children according to their physical maturity rather than their age ‘When we’re grouping children for sports, we do it by age groups, but the problem is that, within those age groups, we get huge variations in biological age,’ said Dr Sean Cumming, senior lecturer at the University of Bath’s department for

Read More