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"loaded" in British English

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loadedadjective

uk   /ˈləʊ.dɪd/  us   /ˈloʊ.dɪd/
  • loaded adjective (DRUNK)

[after verb] mainly US slang drunk: What a party - everyone was loaded!
(Definition of loaded from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"loaded" in American English

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loadedadjective

 us   /ˈloʊ·dɪd/
  • loaded adjective (NOT FAIR)

not fair, esp. by being especially helpful to one side and not the other, or (of a question) by intentionally using words that will likely produce a particular answer: The questions in this debate were so loaded that they always got the answers they expected.
  • loaded adjective (RICH)

infml having a lot of money; rich: The guy never spends a dime but believe me, he’s loaded.
  • loaded adjective (PUT INTO)

[not gradable] (of a piece of equipment) filled or supplied with something it needs to make it work : a loaded gun (= one with bullets in it)
(Definition of loaded from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"loaded" in Business English

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loadedadjective

uk   us   /ˈləʊdɪd/
TRANSPORT carrying goods or passengers: fully loaded barges/trucks/planes The lightest trucks in the range are less than 3,750 pounds loaded weight.loaded with sth The airliner was loaded with 20,000 gallons of fuel.
(Definition of loaded from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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