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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 classes look attractive and stimulating.
A stimulating person makes you feel enthusiastic and full of ideas: a really stimulating teacher
If an activity is stimulating, it causes your body 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   /ˈstɪmjəleɪtɪŋ/ us  
encouraging interest or new ideas: We had a stimulating discussion about the new sales campaign. 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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