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section

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈsekʃən/
PART B1 one of the parts that something is divided into: a non-smoking section in a restaurant the business section of a newspaper the tail section of an aircraftWords meaning parts of thingsParts of geometrical shapes
VIEW a model or drawing of something that shows how it would look if it were cut from top to bottom and seen from the side →  See also cross-section Painting, drawing and printingModels and moulds
Translations of “section”
in Korean 구획…
in Arabic قِسْم…
in French section, coupe…
in Turkish bölüm, kısım, kesit…
in Italian sezione, parte…
in Chinese (Traditional) 部分, 片段…
in Russian часть, отдел, секция…
in Polish część, sekcja, przekrój…
in Spanish sección…
in Portuguese seção, área…
in German der Teil, der Schnitt…
in Catalan secció…
in Japanese 区域, 部, 課…
in Chinese (Simplified) 部分, 片段…
(Definition of section from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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