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"stationery" in British English

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stationerynoun [U]

uk   /ˈsteɪ.ʃən.ər.i/  us   /-ʃə.ner-/
the things ​needed for writing, such as ​paper, ​pens, ​pencils, and ​envelopes good ​qualitypaper for writing ​letters on and ​matchingenvelopes
(Definition of stationery from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stationery" in American English

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stationerynoun [U]

 us   /ˈsteɪ·ʃəˌner·i/
paper, esp. that used for writing ​letters, or writing ​materials such as ​pens, ​pencils, and ​books for writing in: business/​personal stationery I got these ​folders at the stationery ​store.
(Definition of stationery from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"stationery" in Business English

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stationerynoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈsteɪʃənəri/ WORKPLACE
materials needed for writing, such as ​paper, ​envelopes, etc.: The ​companyrealized it was ​spending too much on stationery. a stationery cupboard
(Definition of stationery from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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