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station

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈsteɪʃən/
WORKPLACE the place or desk where someone does their work: The guard was away from his station when the alarm sounded. You will usually find the receptionist at her station in the lobby.
TRANSPORT a place where trains or buses stop for people to get on or off: a bus/subway/train station The firm's offices are near Euston station.
COMMUNICATIONS a company that sends out radio or television broadcasts: a radio/television/TV station It is part of a stable of five major FM stations owned by the Pacifica Radio Foundation.
a building or place used for a particular service or type of work: a fire/police/polling station a petrol/gas station
→  See also docking station , power station , workstation
(Definition of station from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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