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noun [countable] site pronunciation in British English /saɪt/ 
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singularsite
pluralsites
  1. 1
    an area of land where something is being built or could be built

    a construction site

    The local town plan identifies potential sites for new development.

    on/off site (=in or not in the area where a building is being built):

    We're worried about an accident happening on site.

  2. 2
    a place where something happened, especially something interesting or important, or where there is an important building
    site of:

    We visited the site of the Battle of Bosworth.

    Hebron is the site of a mosque sacred to Muslims.

    1. a.
      a place where you can stay in a tent or caravan

      a caravan site

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    2. b.
      a place used for a particular purpose

      a landing site for helicopters

      The birds were flying around their nest site.

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    See also  bomb site
  3. 3
    a place used for a particular purpose

    a landing site for helicopters

    The birds were flying around their nest site.

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