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location meaning

EN[loʊˈkeɪʃən]
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  • Location or locating may refer to: In geography: Location (geography), one of the five geographic themes; a specific position or point in physical space Absolute location, describing a position on the surface of the Earth Location-allocation, used in geographic information systems
  • NounPLlocationsSUF-ation
    1. A particular point or place in physical space.
      1. The ability to shift profits to low-tax countries by locating intellectual property in them [ …] is often assumed to be the preserve of high-tech companies. [ …] current tax rules make it easy for all sorts of firms to generate [ …] “stateless income”: profit subject to tax in a jurisdiction that is neither the location of the factors of production that generate the income nor where the parent firm is domiciled.
    2. An act of locating.
      1. (South Africa) An apartheid-era urban area populated by non-white people; township.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • The pizza chain was forced to close several locations and cut employees loose.
          • In this report choroidal, ciliochoroidal and iridociliary melanomas were analyzed for GNAQ and GNA11 mutations which were subsequently correlated to the location of tumor origin.
          • The locations of PAOD were defined as proximal when the iliac arteries were involved, and distal when the femoropopliteal arteries were involved.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • Indication: anatomic or pathophysiologic indication includes venous diameter within 2–20 mm, reflux time ≥0.5 seconds and distance from the skin ≥5 mm or subfascial location.
          • The stickiness of a cellphone might be measured by its ability to tell correct time, locate its user, and allow its user to remain connected regardless of location.

      Meaning of location for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "location" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
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