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"version" in British English

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versionnoun [C]

uk   /ˈvɜː.ʃən/ /ˈvɜː.ʒən/ us   /ˈvɝː.ʒən/ /ˈvɝː.ʃən/
B2 a particular form of something that is slightly different from other forms of the same thing: The official version of events is that the police were attacked and were just trying to defend themselves. You can make a reduced fat version of the cheesecake by using cottage cheese instead of cream cheese. An English-language version of the book is planned for next year. The TV series is a watered-down version of the movie, especially designed for family viewing.

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(Definition of version from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"version" in American English

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versionnoun [C]

us   /ˈvɜr·ʒən/
a particular form of something that varies from other forms of the same thing: They’re producing several versions of the TV commercial to see which one works best.
A version can also be a translation: Originally published in German, it was published in New York in an English-language version.
Someone’s version of an event is that person's description of it: Her version of the accident was completely different from that given by the driver of the other car.
(Definition of version from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"version" in Business English

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versionnoun [C]

uk   /ˈvɜːʃən/ us   IT
a product, computer program, document, etc. that is slightly different from its previous or later forms: A trial version of the program can be downloaded from our website. The system has a built-in tool to help with version control. the current/latest/new version an electronic/online version an amended/edited/updated version
version
verb [T]
Everything in the system is versioned to make workflow easier to manage.
(Definition of version from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “version”
in Korean -판, 버전…
in Arabic نُسْخة…
in Malaysian cerita, versi…
in French version…
in Russian версия, вариант, интерпретация…
in Chinese (Traditional) 版本, 說法…
in Italian versione…
in Turkish değişik biçim, yorum, kişisel anlatış…
in Polish wersja…
in Spanish versión…
in Vietnamese bài dịch…
in Portuguese versão…
in Thai เรื่องราว…
in German die Darstellung…
in Catalan versió…
in Japanese 版, バージョン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 版本, 说法…
in Indonesian versi…
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“version” in Business English

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