Meaning of “installation” in the English Dictionary

"installation" in English

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uk /ˌɪn.stəˈleɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌɪn.stəˈleɪ.ʃən/

(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 pay extra for installation?

(Definition of “installation” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"installation" in Business English

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uk /ˌɪnstəˈleɪʃən/ us

[ U or C ] IT the act of putting a program onto a computer:

She provided me with the resources required 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 structures takes 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The present installations are outdated, and will be removed.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)