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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 scientific equipment for doing scientific tests or for teaching science, or a place where chemicals or medicines are produced: research laboratories a computer laboratory Laboratory tests suggest that the new drug may be used to treat cancer.

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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 scientific tests or for teaching science, or a place where chemicals or medicines are produced: a physics laboratory
(Definition of laboratory from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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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 analytical equipment for industrial and research laboratories. laboratory analysis/equipment/tests
a company or place where chemicals or medicines are produced: He is chairman and chief executive officer of vision-care pharmaceutical maker 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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