dimension

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Dimension is on the Academic Word List.

Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA (key): /daɪˈmɛnʃən/
  • (US) IPA (key): /dɪˈmɛnʃən/ or /daɪˈmɛnʃən/
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Noun[change]

Singular
dimension

Plural
dimensions

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Dimension is on the Academic Vocabulary List.
  1. (countable) A dimension is a part of a problem, issue, or situation.
    We need to consider some of the dimensions of the likely future needs for health care among older people.
    The baby has added a new dimension to our lives.
  2. (countable) A dimension is a direction of measurement in space time, usually width, depth, and height.
    The new viewer lets you examine the image in three dimensions.
    The dimensions of the football pitch can actually vary quite considerably with the length being anywhere from 90 m to 120 m.

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