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noun indentation pronunciation in British English /ˌɪndenˈteɪʃ(ə)n/ 
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singularindentation
pluralindentations
  1. 1
    [countable] a mark or hole in the surface of something

    Use a knife to make indentations in the icing.

  2. 2
    [countable] a cut shaped like a 'V' in the edge of something

    the indentations of the coastline

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