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noun aspect pronunciation in American English /ˈæspekt/ 
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  1. 1
    [countable] a particular part, feature, or quality of something
    aspect of:

    a system of rules that covers almost every aspect of their lives

    the safety/security/health etc. aspect:

    The car has to look good, but without forgetting the safety aspect.

    consider/discuss/deal with/focus on an aspect:

    This chapter will consider several important aspects of the teaching process.

    Synonyms and related words for this sense of aspect
  2. 2
    [countable] [usually singular] formal the direction in which a building or window faces
  3. 3
    [singular] formal the appearance of someone or something
    Synonyms and related words for this sense of aspect
  4. 4
    [countable/uncountable] linguistics the form of a verb that shows whether an action is continuing, is repeated, or happens only once

    the progressive aspect


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