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parameternoun [C usually pl]

 us   /pəˈræm·ɪ·t̬ər/
a fixed limit that establishes how something should be done: Aspin outlined the parameters of the debate between Congress and the Pentagon.
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parameternoun [C usually plural]

uk   /pəˈræm.ɪ.tər/  us   /pəˈræm.ə.t̬ɚ/
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"parameter" in Business English

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parameternoun [C usually plural]

uk   us   /pəˈræmɪtər/
a set of facts which describes and puts limits on how something should happen or be done: The report defines the parameters of best practice at a strategic, operational, and process level within an organization.within the parameters of sth We must work within the parameters of the law.parameters for/around sth The parameters for establishing the fund are vague.broad/clear/general paramaters Policies create clear parameters and make it easier to manage everyday business life.define/establish/set parameters It is important to set paramaters for working hours that are reasonably flexible.performance/price/risk parameters The company has been asked to explain the performance parameters of their scheme.financial/investment parameters The new investment parameters of the investment fund will allow investors to rebalance their portfolios.
(Definition of parameter from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “parameter”
in Chinese (Simplified) 限定因素, 界限, 范围…
in Turkish sınırlayıcı unsurlar…
in Russian параметр, критерий…
in Chinese (Traditional) 決定因素, 界限, 範圍…
in Polish parametr…
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