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Meaning of “method” in the English Dictionary

"method" in British English

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methodnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈmeθ.əd/
B1 a ​particular way of doing something: Travelling by ​train is still one of the ​safest methods of ​transport. The new ​teaching methods ​encouragechildren to ​think for themselves.

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

"method" in American English

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methodnoun [C]

 us   /ˈmeθ·əd/
a way of doing something: New ​teaching methods ​encouragechildren to ​think for themselves. Automated ​telephoneansweringservice is one method being used to ​cutbusinesscosts.
(Definition of method from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"method" in Business English

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methodnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈmeθəd/
a particular way of doing something: Travelling by ​train is still one of the ​safest methods of ​transport. Debit ​cards are becoming the ​payment method of ​choice for many ​consumers.method for sb to do sth Prepaid ​programsprovide a simple method for ​smallbusinesses to ​controlemployeespending.find/develop/employ a method We need to ​develop new methods to ​improvesales. an effective/a reliable/a simple method a conventional/astandard/atraditional method
(Definition of method from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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