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“logistics” in British English

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logisticsnoun [ plural ]

uk /ləˈdʒɪs.tɪks/ us /ləˈdʒɪs.tɪks/
adjective uk /ləˈdʒɪs.tɪkəl/ us /ləˈdʒɪs.tɪkəl/ also logistic,

logistical support/problems
adverb uk /ləˈdʒɪs.tɪ.kəl.i/ us /ləˈdʒɪs.tɪ.kəl.i/

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

“logistics” in American English

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logisticsplural noun

us /ləˈdʒɪs·tɪks/

the careful organization of a complicated military, business, or other activity so that it happens in a successful and effective way:

The logistics of getting five kids off to school in the morning are pretty complex.
adjective us /ləˈdʒɪs·tɪ·kəl/

Delays and logistical problems have become familiar concerns .

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

“logistics” in Business English

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logisticsnoun [ plural ]

uk /ləˈdʒɪstɪks/ us

the process of planning and organizing to make sure that resources are in the places where they are needed, so that an activity or process happens effectively:

About 3% of his turnover went to paying for logistics and distribution.
the logistics of sth His job is to oversee the logistics of the building program.
a logistics company/firm/group We hired a logistics company to help us cut costs.

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