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dimension

noun uk   /ˌdaɪˈmen.ʃən/ /ˌdɪ-/ us  
B2 [C often plural] a measurement of something in a particular direction, especially its height, length, or width: Please specify the dimensions (= the height, length and width) of the room. a building of vast dimensions (= size)B2 [C] a part or feature or way of considering something: His personality has several dimensions. These weapons add a new dimension to modern warfare. There is a spiritual dimension to her poetry.
Translations of “dimension”
in Korean 관점…
in Arabic بُعد…
in French dimension…
in Turkish yön, boyut, taraf…
in Italian dimensione, aspetto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 空間,尺寸, 層面,維度, 特點…
in Russian измерение, аспект, размер…
in Polish wymiar, aspekt, rozmiar…
in Spanish dimensión…
in Portuguese dimensão…
in German das Maß…
in Catalan dimensió…
in Japanese 要素, 局面…
in Chinese (Simplified) 空间,尺寸, 层面,维度, 特点…
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