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space

noun
 
 
/speɪs/
EMPTY AREA [C, U] A2 an empty area that is available to be used: a parking space We need more open spaces for children to play in. There wasn't enough space for everyone. [+ to do sth] We don't have the space to store it all.Space - general wordsAreas of land in general
OUTSIDE EARTH [U] B1 the area outside the Earth: They plan to send another satellite into space. space travelThe Earth and outer space - general words
in the space of six weeks/three hours, etc during a period of six weeks/three hours, etc: It all happened in the space of 10 minutes. →  See also breathing space , outer space Periods of time - general words
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