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Meaning of “type” - Learner’s Dictionary

type

noun [C]     /taɪp/
SIMILAR QUALITIES A2 a person or thing that is part of a group of people or things that have similar qualities, or a group of people or things that have similar qualities: They sell over 20 different types of cheese. Illnesses of this type are very common in children.Categories and varietiesSpecies and genders
PERSON someone who has particular qualities or interests: He's the outdoor type (= enjoys being outside).People in general
not be sb's type informal to not be the type of person that someone thinks is attractive: I like Bertrand but he's not really my type. →  See also blood type Not likingCategories and varietiesSpecies and genders
Translations of “type”
in Arabic نَوْع…
in Korean 종류, 유형…
in Malaysian jenis…
in French type, sorte…
in Turkish tip, tür, cins…
in Italian tipo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 類, 類型, 種類…
in Russian тип, род, сорт…
in Polish rodzaj, typ, osobowość…
in Vietnamese loại…
in Spanish tipo…
in Portuguese tipo…
in Thai รูปแบบ…
in German die Art…
in Catalan tipus…
in Japanese 種類, タイプ…
in Indonesian jenis…
in Chinese (Simplified) 类, 类型, 种类…
(Definition of type noun from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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