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"wording" in British English

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wordingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈwɜː.dɪŋ/  us   /ˈwɝː-/
the ​choice and ​meaning of the words used when you say or write something: Normanagreed that the wording of the ​advertisement was ​unnecessarilyoffensive and it was ​changed. We don't ​yetknow the exact/​precise wording of the ​agreement.
(Definition of wording from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"wording" in American English

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wordingnoun [U]

 us   /ˈwɜr·dɪŋ/
the ​exactchoice of words: The wording of the ​agreement was too ​vague.
(Definition of wording from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"wording" in Business English

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wordingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈwɜːdɪŋ/
the words you choose to ​express something: If the wording of a ​businessletter is not carefully ​thought out, there can be ​legal consequences.exact/final/precise wording We need to ​seeklegaladvice on the precise wording of the ​contract.
(Definition of wording from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wording”
in Chinese (Simplified) 措词,用词…
in Turkish anlatım, üslûp, yazılış tarzı…
in Russian формулировка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 措詞,用詞…
in Polish sposób sformułowania…
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