Definition of “location” - English Dictionary

“location” in British English

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uk /ləʊˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us /loʊˈkeɪ.ʃən/

location noun (POSITION)

B1 [ C ] a place or position:

The hotel is in a beautiful location overlooking the lake.
A map showing the location of the property will be sent to you.

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location noun (FILM)

C1 [ C or U ] a place away from a studio where all or part of a film or a television show is recorded:

The documentary was made on location in the Gobi desert.

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

“location” in American English

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locationnoun [ C ]

us /loʊˈkeɪ·ʃən/

a particular place or position:

a good location for a bookstore
The map showed the location of an old mine.
on location

If a movie is filmed on location, it is made in an actual place away from where the company producing the movie is:

The documentary was filmed on location in San Francisco.

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

“location” in Business English

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uk /ləʊˈkeɪʃən/ us PROPERTY

[ C ] the place or position that something is in or where something happens:

Come visit us at our new location!
an ideal/prime/suitable location (for sth) The strong economy and availability of staff makes the area a prime location for a business.

[ U ] the act of choosing where to start a new business:

The location of the factory inside city limits resulted in problems for the city council.

(Definition of “location” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)