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civil engineeringnoun [U]

us   /ˈsɪv·əl ˌen·dʒəˈnɪər·ɪŋ/
civil engineer
noun [C]
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"civil engineering" in British English

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civil engineeringnoun [U]

uk   /ˌsɪv.əl en.dʒɪˈnɪə.rɪŋ/ us   /ˌsɪv.əl en.dʒɪˈnɪr.ɪŋ/
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"civil engineering" in Business English

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civil engineeringnoun [U]

uk   us  
the work of designing, building, and repairing large public structures such as roads, bridges, water systems, and airports: In civil engineering, a major component of functionality is safety: civil structures are meant to be used by large numbers of people, with near-perfect safety. a civil engineering business/company/firm a career/degree in civil engineering
civil engineer
noun [C]
His father worked as a civil engineer, repairing lighthouses.
(Definition of civil engineering from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “civil engineering”
in Chinese (Simplified) 土木工程(学)…
in Turkish inşaat mühendisi…
in Russian гражданское строительство…
in Chinese (Traditional) 土木工程(學)…
in Polish budownictwo (lądowe)…
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