Meaning of “intersection” in the English Dictionary

"intersection" in British English

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

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intersectionnoun [ C ]

us /ˈɪn·tərˌsek·ʃən/

geometry a point or set of points where two lines, planes, etc., cross

algebra An intersection is a group of items that belong to two different sets.

An intersection is a place where streets meet or cross each other:

Times Square is one of New York’s busiest intersections.

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"intersection" in Business English

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intersectionnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌɪntəˈsekʃən/ us

the point where two things come together and have an effect on each other:

intersection of sth and sth The book looks at the intersection of religious belief and business.

(Definition of “intersection” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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