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noun [countable] setting pronunciation in British English /ˈsetɪŋ/
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  1. 1
    the place where someone or something is, and all the things, people, or emotions that are part of that place
    We provide health care outside any kind of institutional setting.
    a hotel in a charming mountain setting
  2. 2
    a particular time or place that a play, book, film etc happens in
    a love story in a tropical island setting
  3. 3
    a position that the controls of a piece of equipment are at
    To save energy, lower the thermostat setting at night.


a meal served in the evening which consists of foods traditionally eaten at breakfast

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