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noun [countable] station pronunciation in British English /ˈsteɪʃ(ə)n/
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  1. 2
    a building or place where a particular service or activity is based
    The police brought the suspect into the station for questioning.
    Astronomers at the Salyut Research Station discovered the star.
  2. 3
    a company that broadcasts television or radio programmes
    radio/television station: Listen to your local radio station for travel information.
    1. a.
      a signal on a radio or television from a particular broadcasting company
      get/pick up a station: We can’t pick up the French station.
    2. b.
      the building where a radio or television company broadcasts from
      A crowd waited outside the television station for the president to arrive.
  3. 6
    a small military base
    More housing is being provided for the naval station in Everett.


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