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noun installation pronunciation in British English /ˌɪnstəˈleɪʃ(ə)n/
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singularinstallation
pluralinstallations
  1. 1
    [uncountable] the process of putting a new system or piece of equipment in its place and making it ready for use
    Installation is simple and straightforward.
    installation of: The installation of a new computer system will take about a week.
    1. a.
      [countable] a system or piece of equipment that has been installed somewhere
      changes to an existing installation
  2. 2
    [countable] a building or structure, especially one that is important for an army, industry, or government
    New Zealand has no nuclear installations.
    Fighter bombers are attacking key installations in and around the city.

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