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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 ​particularform of something that is ​slightly different from other ​forms of the same thing: The official version ofevents is that the ​police were ​attacked and were just ​trying to ​defend themselves. You can make a ​reducedfat version of the ​cheesecake by using ​cottagecheeseinstead of ​creamcheese. An English-language version of the ​book is ​planned for next ​year. The TV ​series is a ​watered-down version of the ​movie, ​especiallydesigned for ​familyviewing.

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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 ​particularform of something that ​varies from other ​forms of the same thing: They’re ​producing several versions of the TV ​commercial to ​see which one ​worksbest.
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   us   /ˈvɜːʃən/ IT
a ​product, ​computerprogram, ​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-intool 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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