Meaning of “respiration” in the English Dictionary

"respiration" in British English

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respirationnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌres.pɪˈreɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌres.pəˈreɪ.ʃən/

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

"respiration" in American English

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respirationnoun [ U ]

us /ˌres·pəˈreɪ·ʃən/

biology the process of breathing

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