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noun [countable] station pronunciation in American English /ˈsteɪʃ(ə)n/
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singularstation
pluralstations
  1. 2
    a building or place where a particular service or activity is based

    The police brought the suspect into the station for questioning.

    Astronomers at the Salyut Research Station discovered the star.

  2. 3
    a company that broadcasts television or radio programs
    radio/television station:

    Listen to your local radio station for travel information.

    1. a.
      a signal on a radio or television from a particular broadcasting company
      get/pick up a station:

      We can’t pick up the French station.

    2. b.
      the building where a radio or television company broadcasts from

      A crowd waited outside the television station for the president to arrive.

  3. 6
    a small military base

    More housing is being provided for the naval station in Everett.

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