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"seasonal" in British English

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seasonaladjective

uk   /ˈsiː.zən.əl/  us   /ˈsiː.zən.əl/
B2 relating to or ​happening during a ​particularperiod in the ​year: seasonal ​vegetables seasonal ​farmwork

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

"seasonal" in American English

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seasonaladjective

 us   /si·zə·nəl/
  • seasonal adjective (DURING PART OF YEAR)

available or ​happening during one of the four ​parts of a ​year: seasonal ​jobs/​work
  • seasonal adjective (DURING PERIOD)

available or ​happening during a ​particulartime of the ​year, esp. the same ​time every ​year : seasonal ​fruits and ​vegetables seasonal ​decorations
(Definition of seasonal from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"seasonal" in Business English

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seasonaladjective

uk   us   /ˈsiːzənəl/
relating to, ​available, or ​happening during a particular ​period of the ​year: a seasonal ​employee/​worker a seasonal ​business/​job seasonal ​demand/​employment/​work seasonal ​crops/fruit/​products Chefs are ​recruited on a seasonal ​basis.
seasonal adjustment/change/variation
ECONOMICS a ​change made to ​figures or other ​data in ​order to ​remove the ​effect of things that only ​happen at particular ​times of ​year: Construction ​employment, which had been surprisingly ​strong since the beginning of the ​year, ​fell by 65,000 after seasonal ​adjustment. The ​figures are ​adjusted for seasonal ​changes.
(Definition of seasonal from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “seasonal”
in Arabic مَوسمي…
in Korean 계절적인…
in Portuguese sazonal…
in Catalan de temporada…
in Japanese 季節の, 旬の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 季节的, 季节性的…
in Turkish mevsimlik…
in Russian сезонный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 季節的, 季節性的…
in Italian stagionale, di stagione…
in Polish sezonowy…
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“seasonal” in Business English

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