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noun [countable/uncountable] British English pronunciation: method /ˈmeθəd/ 
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singularmethod
pluralmethods
 
  1. a way of doing something, especially a planned or established way

    It was a handmade rug produced by traditional methods.

    Farming methods haven't changed here for decades.

    method of:

    We are trying to develop new methods of pollution control.

    method of doing something:

    They have adopted an alternative method of financing the scheme.

    method for doing something:

    Vaccination is one of the most effective methods for preventing disease.

 

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