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"navigation" in British English

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navigationnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌnæv.ɪˈɡeɪ.ʃən/
transport the ​act of ​directing a ​ship, ​aircraft, etc. from one ​place to another, or the ​science of ​finding a way from one ​place to another: In the past, navigation ​depended on a ​knowledge of the ​positions of the ​stars. Mechanics ​discoveredproblems with the plane's navigation ​system. internet & telecoms the ​act of ​moving around a ​website or ​computerscreen, or between ​websites or ​screens: We have ​streamlinedourwebsite for ​easier navigation.
(Definition of navigation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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navigationnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌnævɪˈɡeɪʃən/
TRANSPORT the ​act or ​science of ​finding a way from one ​place to another: a navigation ​aid/​device The ​worldwidemarket for ​satellite navigation ​systems is ​worthbillions of ​dollars.
IT, INTERNET the ​act of ​moving around within a ​website or between ​websites: The ​website will be ​changed to make navigation easier. a navigation ​link/​menu/​tool
(Definition of navigation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “navigation”
in Arabic مِلاحة, إبْحار…
in Korean 항해, 운항…
in Portuguese navegação, náutica…
in Catalan navegació…
in Japanese 航行, 操縦…
in Chinese (Simplified) 领航(术), 导航(术)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 領航(術), 導航(術)…
in Italian navigazione, il navigare…
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