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impression

noun
 
 
/ɪmˈpreʃən/
OPINION [no plural] B2 an idea, feeling, or opinion about something or someone: [+ (that)] I got/had the impression that he was bored. Monica gives the impression of being shy. Remember that it makes a bad impression if you're late. I think Mick was under the impression that (= thought that) we were married.Opinions, beliefs and points of viewSeeming and purporting to beFaking and pretending
COPY [C, U] a copy of the way someone speaks or behaves, often to make people laugh: He does a brilliant impression of the president.Copying and copiesForgery
MARK [C] a mark left when an object is pressed into something softHoles, hollows and dips
Translations of “impression”
in Korean 깊은 인상, 감명, 인상…
in Arabic اِنْطِباع…
in Portuguese impressão…
in Catalan impressió…
in Japanese 感じ, 印象…
in Italian impressione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 意見, 印象, 感想…
in Russian впечатление, представление, пародия…
in Turkish izlenim, etki, initba…
in Chinese (Simplified) 意见, 印象, 感想…
in Polish wrażenie, parodia, odcisk…
(Definition of impression from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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