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noun combination pronunciation in American English /ˌkɑmbɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    [countable] something that combines several things

    a striking color combination

    combination of:

    a combination of text, illustration, and graphics

    an unusual combination of circumstances

    1. a.
      [uncountable] the process of putting, using, or mixing things together
      in combination (with someone/something):

      Never take this medicine in combination with alcohol.

  2. 2
    [countable] a series of numbers or letters used for operating a combination lock

    I’ve forgotten the combination.

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