location Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “location” in the English Dictionary

"location" in British English

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uk   /ləʊˈkeɪ.ʃən/  us   /loʊ-/

location noun (POSITION)

B1 [C] a ​place or ​position: The ​hotel is in a ​beautiful location ​overlooking the ​lake. A ​mapshowing the location of the ​property will be ​sent to you.
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location noun (FILM)

C1 [C or U] a ​place away from a studio where all or ​part of a ​film or a ​television show is ​recorded: The ​documentary was made on location in the Gobi ​desert.

location noun (FINDING)

[U] formal the ​act of ​finding the ​exactposition of something: The ​latestnavigationalaids make the location of the ​airfieldquiteeasy.
(Definition of location from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"location" in American English

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locationnoun [C]

 us   /loʊˈkeɪ·ʃən/
a ​particularplace or ​position: a good location for a ​bookstore The ​mapshowed the location of an ​old mine.on location If a ​movie is ​filmed on location, it is made in an ​actualplace away from where the ​companyproducing the ​movie is: The ​documentary was ​filmed on location in San Francisco.
(Definition of location from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"location" in Business English

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uk   us   /ləʊˈkeɪʃən/ PROPERTY
[C] the ​place or ​position that something is in or where something ​happens: Come visit us at our new location!an ideal/prime/suitable location (for sth) The ​strongeconomy and ​availability of ​staff makes the ​area a ​prime location for a ​business.
[U] the ​act of choosing where to ​start a new ​business: The location of the ​factory inside city ​limits resulted in problems for the city ​council.
(Definition of location from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “location”
in Arabic مَوْقِع…
in Korean 장소…
in Portuguese localização, posição…
in Catalan ubicació…
in Japanese 場所, 位置…
in Chinese (Simplified) 位置, 地点,位置…
in Turkish mahal, yer, konum…
in Russian расположение, место…
in Chinese (Traditional) 位置, 地點,位置…
in Italian posizione, ubicazione…
in Polish położenie, lokalizacja…
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