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combinationnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌkɑm·bəˈneɪ·ʃən/
a mixture obtained when two or more things are combined: [C] Green is a combination of blue and yellow. [C] A combination of tiredness and boredom made me doze off in class. We'll be working in combination with (= together with) two other departments on this project.
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combinationnoun

uk   /ˌkɒm.bɪˈneɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌkɑːm.bəˈneɪ.ʃən/
B2 [C or U] the mixture you get when two or more things are combined: Strawberries and cream - a perfect combination. A combination of tiredness and boredom caused me to fall asleep. This drug can be safely used in combination with other medicines. Her experience and energy are a winning combination (= a successful mixture) in business.
[C] an arrangement in a particular order: From the letters X Y Z, we can get three combinations of two letters: XY, XZ, and YZ.
[C] a set of letters or numbers in a particular order that can be used to open some types of locks: a combination lock

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"combination" in Business English

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combinationnoun

uk   us   /ˌkɒmbɪˈneɪʃən/
[C or U] a result of two or more things joining together: a combination of sth and sth A combination of economic slowdown and tax cuts is having a drastic effect on public finances. New technologies work particularly well when they are used in combination with traditional classroom learning.
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Translations of “combination”
in Arabic تَرْكيبة, خَليط…
in Korean 조화…
in Portuguese combinação…
in Catalan combinació…
in Japanese 組み合わせ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 联合, 混合, 结合…
in Turkish birleşim, karışım, terkip…
in Russian сочетание, код…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聯合, 混合, 結合…
in Italian combinazione…
in Polish połączenie, kombinacja, szyfr…
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