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noun     definition pronunciation in American English
/ˌdefəˈnɪʃ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    [countable] a statement of what a word or expression means
    definition of:

    The definition of “family” has changed over the years.

    a clear/precise definition:

    We need a clear definition of the concept of human rights.

    a legal definition:

    Do you know the legal definition of “larceny?”

    broaden/widen a definition:

    Environmentalists are trying to broaden the definition of recycling.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] the clear edges or shape that something has that make it easy to see

    Some of the photographs lack definition.

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a way of doing business that involves recruiting large numbers of people who work for themselves using the company's platform, as used by companies such as Uber, Deliveroo and the like

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