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Significado de “reading” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "reading" - Diccionario Inglés

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uk   us   /ˈriː.dɪŋ/

reading noun (WRITTEN TEXT)

A1 [U] the ​skill or ​activity of getting ​information from ​books: Reading and ​tennis are my ​favouritepastimes. The ​diaries make good (​bedtime) reading (= are good to ​read (in ​bed at ​night)). These ​books are compulsory/​required reading for ​students of ​architecture.C2 [C] an ​occasion when something written, ​especially a ​work of ​literature, is ​spoken to an ​audience: The ​society often ​arranges poetry readings and ​musicalevenings.
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reading noun (UNDERSTANDING)

[C] the way in which you ​understand something: My reading of the ​situation is that John ​wanted any ​excuse to ​resign.

reading noun (PARLIAMENT)

[C] In a ​parliament, a reading of a new ​law is one of the ​stages of ​discussion before it is ​approved: The Housing Bill was givenits second reading in Parliament today.

reading noun (MEASUREMENT)

[C] the ​number or ​amount that a ​piece of ​measuringequipmentshows: a ​thermometer reading
(Definition of reading from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "reading" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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 us   /ˈri·dɪŋ/

reading noun (OBTAIN MEANING)

[C/U] the ​skill or ​activity of getting ​information from written words: [U] Reading is my ​favoritepastime. [C/U] Reading is also ​text to be ​read: [U] These ​books are ​required reading for ​architecturestudents. [C/U] A reading is an ​occasion when a ​literarywork or ​formaltext is ​readaloud to a ​group of ​people: [C] a ​poetry reading

reading noun (UNDERSTAND)

[C] the way in which you ​understand something: My reading of the ​situation is that ​Johnwanted an ​excuse to ​resign.
(Definition of reading from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“reading” in American English

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climatarian adjective
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