Meaning of “weighting” in the English Dictionary

"weighting" in British English

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weightingnoun

uk /ˈweɪ.tɪŋ/ us /ˈweɪ.t̬ɪŋ/

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

"weighting" in Business English

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weightingnoun

uk /ˈweɪtɪŋ/ us

[ U ] HR in the UK, extra money paid to someone because they work in an area where it is expensive to live:

The salary of £15,537 increases to £17,778 with London weighting.

[ C or U ] also weighting factor [ C ] MEASURES a value given to each thing in a group to show its importance when compared with others in the group:

Index trackers buy shares in proportion to a company's weighting within a particular market index.
Giving each stock equal weighting means that, overall, the fall has been 9.4%.
a heavy/high/neutral weighting
Different auto insurance companies attach different weighting factors and importance to the deductible.

(Definition of “weighting” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)