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penetrationnoun [U]

uk   /ˌpen.ɪˈtreɪ.ʃən/ us   /ˌpen.əˈtreɪ.ʃən/
  • penetration noun [U] (MOVEMENT INTO)

a movement into or through something or someone: Sunscreens can help reduce the penetration of ultraviolet rays into the skin. The company is trying to increase its penetration of the market.
the act of a man putting his penis into his partner's body during sex
(Definition of penetration from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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penetrationnoun [U]

uk   /ˌpenɪˈtreɪʃən/ us   MARKETING, COMMERCE
a level of sales, or of increase in sales, of a product or service in a particular area: broadband/internet/mobile-phone penetration Broadband penetration is set to soar in Eastern European markets.
(Definition of penetration from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “penetration”
in Chinese (Simplified) 穿透, 进入, (性交时阴茎的)插入…
in Chinese (Traditional) 穿透, 進入, (性交時陰莖的)插入…
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“penetration” in British English

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