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noun     installation pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the process of putting a new system or piece of equipment in its place and making it ready for use
    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. b.
      [uncountable] computing the process of putting a new program or piece of software into a computer
  2. 3
    [countable/uncountable] formal an official ceremony in which someone is put in an important job or position
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