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English definition of “aspect”

aspect

noun     /ˈæspekt/
PART OF SITUATION [C] B2 one part of a situation, problem, subject, etc: His illness affects almost every aspect of his life.Topics and areas of interestWords meaning parts of things
LANGUAGE [U, C] the form of a verb that shows how the meaning of a verb is considered in relation to timeVerb forms, tenses and types of verbs
(Definition of aspect noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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