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English definition of “volume”

volume

noun
 
 
/ˈvɒljuːm/
SOUND [U] B1 the level of sound produced by a television, radio, etc: to turn the volume up/downRecording sounds and imagesCommunications technology - general words
AMOUNT [U] B2 the number or amount of something, especially when it is large: the volume of work involvedMeasurements of volumeGeneral words for size and amountInformal measurements of volumeGeneral words for size and amountArea, mass, weight and volume in general
SPACE [U] the amount of space inside an object: Which of the bottles has the larger volume?Measurements of volumeGeneral words for size and amountInformal measurements of volumeGeneral words for size and amountArea, mass, weight and volume in general
BOOK [C] a book, especially one of a set: a new dictionary in two volumesKinds of books
(Definition of volume from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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