combination
[kɒmbɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n]
NOUN
combinations (plural noun)
  1. a joining or merging of different parts or qualities in which the component elements are individually distinct.
    "a magnificent combination of drama, dance, and music" ·
    "the combination of recession and falling property values proved fatal to the business community" · "this colour combination is stunningly effective"
  2. a sequence of numbers or letters used to open a combination lock.
    "underneath the picture is a safe: the combination is 210319"
  3. BRITISH
    a motorcycle with a sidecar attached.
  4. BRITISH
    dated
    (combinations)
    a single undergarment covering the body and legs.
    "woollen combinations"
  5. mathematics
    a selection of a given number of elements from a larger number without regard to their arrangement.
Origin
late Middle English: from late Latin combinatio(n-), from the verb combinare ‘join two by two’ ( see combine1).
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we can begin with the combination in which both the addend and the augend are 0's but the carry bit from the previous column is a 1.
a boxercise workout that incorporates an intricate combination of sidesteps with left and right hooks.
podcast is a portmanteau, a made-up word coined from a combination of the words iPod and broadcast.
the combination of recession and falling property values proved fatal to the business community.
he imbues the allegro finale with a combination of menace and firm resolve.
combination remedies contain painkiller, decongestant, and cough soother.
historical study is the rigorous combination of knowledge and method.
an excellent combination of strength, pliability, and elasticity.
it takes a combination of smarm and confidence to persuade them.
underneath the picture is a safe: the combination is 210319.
the canvases may be arranged in any number of combinations.
the food is an intriguing combination of German and French.
he rules with a combination of threats and underhandedness.
the nine others in the dock face a combination of charges.
the combination of these factors has an additive effect.
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Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)kombinasie
Arabic (NOUN)تركيبة, مزيج, الجمع بين, التركيبة, توليفة, المزيج, مجموعة, مزيجا, إدماج
Bangla সমাহার
Bosnian (Latin) kombinacija
Bulgarian (NOUN)комбинация, съчетание, съединение
Cantonese (Traditional) 組合
Catalan (NOUN)combinació, conjunció
Chinese Simplified 组合
Chinese Traditional 組合
Croatian (NOUN)kombinacija, spoj, mješovita, spoju
Czech (NOUN)kombinace, spojení, směs
Danish (NOUN)kombination, blanding, sammen
Dutch (NOUN)combinatie, gecombineerde
Estonian (NOUN)kombinatsioon, koostisega, segu, ühendamine
Fijian na iSoqosoqo
Filipino kumbinasyon
Finnish (NOUN)yhdistelmä, konserni, kooste, yhdessä, kombinaatio, näppäinyhdistelmää
French (NOUN)combinaison, association, mélange, conjonction
German (NOUN)Kombination, Verbindung, Mischung
Greek (NOUN)συνδυασμό, ο συνδυασμός, συνδιασμό, σχέση
Haitian Creole kadna
Hebrew (NOUN)שילוב, השילוב, צירוף, בשילוב, הצירוף, משולב, בצירוף, הקוד, הצופן
Hindi (NOUN)संयोजन, युग्म, संयोग, मिश्रण
Hmong Daw thaum lawv tseem
Hungarian (NOUN)kombináció, összeállítás, együtt
Icelandic (NOUN)samsetning, blöndu, samblandi, hvoru, blanda, sameiningu
Indonesian (NOUN)kombinasi, gabungan, perpaduan, dikombinasikan
Italian (NOUN)combinazione, connubio, abbinamento, associazione
Japanese (NOUN)組み合わせ, 組合せ, コンビネーション, 併用, 複合
Kiswahili (NOUN)mchanganyiko, macho, mkusanyiko
Korean (NOUN)조합, 콤비네이션, 결합, 조화
Latvian (NOUN)kombināciju, apvienojumā, kopā
Lithuanian (NOUN)derinys, kombinacija, kartu, jungimo
Malagasy fampiarahan-javatra
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)kombinasi, gabungan
Maltese (NOUN)kombinazzjoni, tagħqid, għaqda, taħlita, flimkien
Norwegian Bokmål kombinasjon
Persian (NOUN)ترکیبی, ترکيب, تركيب
Polish (NOUN)kombinacji, połączenie, mieszanina, skojarzeniu
Portuguese (NOUN)combinação
Querétaro Otomi combinación
Romanian (NOUN)combinaţie, asociere, amestec
Russian (NOUN)сочетание, комбинации, совмещение
Samoan o le tuufaatasiga
Serbian (Cyrillic) комбинација
Serbian (Latin) kombinacija
Slovak (NOUN)kombinácia, zmes, spojenie
Slovenian (NOUN)kombinacija, spajanje, združitvi
Spanish (NOUN)combinación, conjuntamente
Swedish (NOUN)kombination, blandning
Tahitian teie
Tamil சேர்க்கை
Telugu కాంబినేషన్
Thai (NOUN)ชุด, ผสม, รวม
Tongan fakataha'i
Turkish (NOUN)kombinasyon, birleşimi, bileşim, arada, şifre
Ukrainian (NOUN)комбінація, поєднанні, сполучення
Urdu (NOUN)مجموعہ, امتزاج
Vietnamese (NOUN)kết hợp, mật mã
Welsh (NOUN)cyfuniad, cyd, chyfuno
Yucatec Maya combinación
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