Meaning of “modular” in the English Dictionary

"modular" in American English

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modularadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈmɑdʒ·ə·lər/

made from a set of separate parts that can be joined together to form a larger object:

modular homes
modular classrooms

(Definition of “modular” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"modular" in Business English

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uk /ˈmɒdjʊlər/ us /ˈmɑdʒələr/

made of several parts that can be put together in different ways:

modular furniture/software/system A modular system allows six different configurations of just two key components.

PRODUCTION used to describe a method of manufacturing in which the process is separated into parts that can be done in a different order or in different places:

modular manufacturing/production He wants to integrate modular manufacturing into the entire company to produce products such as clocks for cars.

(Definition of “modular” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)