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"stimulating" in British English

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stimulatingadjective

uk   /ˈstɪm.jə.leɪ.tɪŋ/  us   /ˈstɪm.jə.leɪ.t̬ɪŋ/
If something is stimulating, it ​encourages new ​ideas: a stimulating ​discussion The ​classeslookattractive and stimulating.
A stimulating ​person makes you ​feelenthusiastic and ​full of ​ideas: a really stimulating ​teacher
If an ​activity is stimulating, it ​causesyourbody to be ​active: Aerobics is one of the most stimulating ​forms of ​exercise.
(Definition of stimulating from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stimulating" in American English

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stimulatingadjective

 us   /ˈstɪm·jəˌleɪ·t̬ɪŋ/
causing ​enthusiasm and ​interest: The ​conversation was stimulating, ​witty, and ​learned.
(Definition of stimulating from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"stimulating" in Business English

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stimulatingadjective

uk   us   /ˈstɪmjəleɪtɪŋ/
encouraging ​interest or new ​ideas: We had a stimulating discussion about the new ​salescampaign. Working with such interesting ​people has been very stimulating.
(Definition of stimulating from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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