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“aspect” in British English

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uk /ˈæs.pekt/ us /ˈæs.pekt/

aspect noun (FEATURE)

B2 [ C ] one part of a situation, problem, subject, etc.:

Which aspects of the job do you most enjoy?
His illness affects almost every aspect of his life.
That's the most worrying aspect of the situation.
Lighting is a vitally important aspect of filmmaking.
Have you thought about the problem from every aspect?

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aspect noun (APPEARANCE)

[ S ] formal the appearance of a place, or the expression on a person's face:

The glasses and the beard lend him a rather scholarly aspect.

(Definition of “aspect” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“aspect” in American English

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aspectnoun [ C ]

us /ˈæs·pekt/

a particular feature of or way of thinking about something, esp. something complicated:

There’s another aspect of the cost of caring for old parents at home that I’d like to mention.
He knows almost every aspect of the criminal justice system.
A farmer has to handle various aspects of the business.

(Definition of “aspect” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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