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"template" in British English

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templatenoun [C]

uk   /ˈtem.pleɪt/  us   /ˈtem.pleɪt/
(Definition of template from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"template" in American English

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templatenoun [C]

 us   /ˈtem·plət/
a shape made of metal, plastic, or paper which is used to make copies or to help someone cut something accurately: The use of templates is crucial to stone carving.
(Definition of template from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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templatenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈtempleɪt/
a method or system that can be copied and used by others: serve/act as a template (for sth) The deal will act as a template for future negotiations.provide/create/become a template (for sth) Transport for London believes the new charging system will become a template for congested cities across Britain.
IT a particular model for arranging information or images in a document, etc. that you can copy and use for your own purposes: You can use these templates as a basis for your web presence. a basic/standard template
PRODUCTION a design or pattern made of metal, plastic, or paper that is used for making copies of a shape or to help cut material accurately
(Definition of template from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“template” in Business English

A bunch of stuff about plurals
A bunch of stuff about plurals
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May 24, 2016
by Colin McIntosh One of the many ways in which English differs from other languages is its use of uncountable nouns to talk about collections of objects: as well as never being used in the plural, they’re never used with a or an. Examples are furniture (plural in German and many other languages), cutlery (plural in Italian), and

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