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parameter

noun [C usually plural] uk   /pəˈræm.ɪ.tər/  us   /-ə.t̬ɚ/
a set of facts or a fixed limit that establishes or limits how something can or must happen or be done: The researchers must keep within the parameters of the experiment. The central office sets/establishes the parameters that guide policy at the local level.
Translations of “parameter”
in Chinese (Traditional) 決定因素, 界限, 範圍…
in Russian параметр, критерий…
in Turkish sınırlayıcı unsurlar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 限定因素, 界限, 范围…
in Polish parametr…
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