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noun [countable]     version pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    a form of something that is different from other forms or from the original

    The software comes in several versions for different types of computers.

    version of:

    The latest version of the film is more like the book.

  2. 2
    a description of something that happened, according to one person
    version of:

    I want to hear his version of the story now.

    Each witness has a different version of what happened.

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patio diplomacy

high-level diplomats meeting and dining in an informal environment e.g. a party or club

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