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logisticsnoun [plural]

uk   us   /ləˈdʒɪs.tɪks/
(Definition of logistics from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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logisticsplural noun

 us   /ləˈdʒɪs·tɪks/
the ​carefulorganization of a ​complicatedmilitary, ​business, or other ​activity so that it ​happens in a ​successful and ​effective way: The logistics of getting five ​kids off to ​school in the ​morning are ​prettycomplex.
logistical
adjective  us   /ləˈdʒɪs·tɪ·kəl/
Delays and logistical ​problems have ​becomefamiliarconcerns .
(Definition of logistics from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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logisticsnoun [plural]

uk   us   /ləˈdʒɪstɪks/
the ​process of ​planning and ​organizing to make sure that ​resources are in the ​places where they are needed, so that an ​activity or ​processhappenseffectively: About 3% of his ​turnover went to ​paying for logistics and ​distribution.the logistics of sth His ​job is to ​oversee the logistics of the ​buildingprogram.a logistics company/firm/group We ​hired a logistics ​company to ​help us ​cutcosts.
(Definition of logistics from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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