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spectrumnoun [C]

uk   /ˈspek.trəm/ us   /ˈspek.trəm/ plural spectra spectrums
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spectrumnoun [C]

us   /ˈspek·trəm/
  • spectrum noun [C] (RANGE)

a range of objects, ideas, or opinions: There’s agreement across the political spectrum. A wide spectrum of opinion was represented at the meeting.
  • spectrum noun [C] (COLORS)

plural spectra /ˈspek·trə/ spectrums physics the set of colors into which a beam of light can be separated
plural spectra /ˈspek·trə/ spectrums physics Spectrum also means a range of waves such as light waves or radio waves.
(Definition of spectrum from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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spectrumnoun [C]

uk   /ˈspektrəm/ us  
a range of similar things: a spectrum of sth A methodology will have to be developed to gradually cover the entire spectrum of technologies. a wide/broad spectrumthe economic/business/political spectrum He has support from across the whole political spectrum.
(Definition of spectrum from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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