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"laboratory" in British English

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laboratorynoun [C]

uk   /ləˈbɒr.ə.tər.i/  us   /ˈlæb.rə.tɔːr.i/ (informal lab)
B1 a ​room or ​building with ​scientificequipment for doing ​scientifictests or for ​teachingscience, or a ​place where ​chemicals or ​medicines are ​produced: research laboratories a ​computer laboratory Laboratory ​testssuggest that the new ​drug may be used to ​treatcancer.

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

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laboratorynoun [C]

 us   /ˈlæb·rəˌtɔr·i, -ˌtoʊr-/ (short form lab,  us   /læb/ )
a ​room or ​building with ​equipment for doing ​scientifictests or for ​teachingscience, or a ​place where ​chemicals or ​medicines are ​produced: a ​physics laboratory
(Definition of laboratory from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"laboratory" in Business English

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laboratorynoun [C]

uk   /ləˈbɒrətəri/  us   /ˈlæbrətɔːri/ (plural laboratories) (informal lab)
a ​room or ​building with ​equipment for doing scientific ​tests: The ​company makes ​analyticalequipment for ​industrial and research laboratories. laboratory ​analysis/​equipment/​tests
a ​company or ​place where ​chemicals or ​medicines are ​produced: He is ​chairman and ​chiefexecutiveofficer of vision-care ​pharmaceuticalmaker Alcon Laboratories.
(Definition of laboratory from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “laboratory”
in Korean 실험실…
in Arabic مُخْتَبَر, مَعْمَل…
in Malaysian makmal…
in French laboratoire…
in Russian лаборатория…
in Chinese (Traditional) 實驗室, 實驗大樓…
in Italian laboratorio…
in Turkish laboratuvar…
in Polish laboratorium, pracownia…
in Spanish laboratorio…
in Vietnamese phòng thí nghiệm…
in Portuguese laboratório…
in Thai ห้องทดลอง…
in German das Laboratorium…
in Catalan laboratori…
in Japanese 実験室, 研究室…
in Chinese (Simplified) 实验室, 实验大楼…
in Indonesian laboratorium…
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