Meaning of “pattern” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /ˈpætən/
Extra Examples
She has followed a familiar career pattern.He has slipped into his old pattern of behaviour.The survey revealed a similar voting pattern in other countries.His relationships have all demonstrated the same pattern of abuse.All the victims displayed the same pattern of symptoms.

B2 a particular way that something is often done or repeated:

behaviour patterns

B1 a design of lines, shapes, colours, etc


B2 a drawing or shape that helps you to make something:

a dress pattern

(Definition of “pattern” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)