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dimension

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌdaɪˈmenʃən/
PART B2 a particular part of a situation, especially something that affects how you think or feel: Music has added a new dimension to my life.Words meaning parts of things
MEASUREMENT B2 a measurement of the length, width, or height of something: [usually plural] We need to know the exact dimensions (= size) of the room.Weighing and measuring
Translations of “dimension”
in Korean 관점…
in Arabic بُعد…
in French dimension…
in Turkish yön, boyut, taraf…
in Italian dimensione, aspetto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 空間,尺寸, 層面,維度, 特點…
in Russian измерение, аспект, размер…
in Polish wymiar, aspekt, rozmiar…
in Spanish dimensión…
in Portuguese dimensão…
in German das Maß…
in Catalan dimensió…
in Japanese 要素, 局面…
in Chinese (Simplified) 空间,尺寸, 层面,维度, 特点…
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