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noun location pronunciation in American English /loʊˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    [countable] the place or position where someone or something is or where something happens

    Have they managed to pinpoint the location of the boat yet?

    We have not found a good location for the new offices.

    a secret/undisclosed location:

    The talks are taking place at a secret location.

    1. a.
      [uncountable] the process of finding out the place where someone or something is

      Location of replacement parts is very difficult.

  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] a place where a movie or TV program is made away from a studio

    The unit promotes the city of Newark as a location for movie makers.

    on location:

    a thriller filmed entirely on location

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