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noun [countable]     station pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    a building or place where buses, trains, or other public vehicles stop so that passengers can get on or off

    It was dark when we arrived at the station.

  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.

  3. 4
    a place or position where someone waits in order to perform a particular activity

    a feeding station

  4. 6
    a small military base

    More housing is being provided for the naval station in Everett.

  5. 7
    a large farm in Australia or New Zealand where sheep or cattle are kept
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