From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
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ldoce_731_zlocationlo‧ca‧tion /ləʊˈkeɪʃən $ loʊ-/ ●●● S3 W2 AWL noun 1 [countable]PLACE a particular place, especially in relation to other areas, buildings etc His apartment is in a really good location. its isolated geographical locationsee thesaurus at placeRegisterLocation is often used when talking about buying or selling property. In everyday English in other contexts, people usually say place:It can be stressful moving to a new place.2 [countable]PLACE the position of somethinglocation of The map shows the precise location of the crash.3 [countable, uncountable]AMF a place away from a film studio where scenes are filmed It was hard to find a suitable location for the desert scenes.on location Most of the movie was shot on location in Africa.4 [uncountable]FIND the act of finding the position of something The main problem for engineers was the location of underground rivers in the area.
Examples from the Corpus
locationThe time, date, and location of the conference have not yet been announced.a new hotel in an attractive locationIt gave the older massage parlors a maximum of two years to move to conforming locations or cease operations.If the exact location of the incident is known the team members go directly to it.The Weekly recommends calling event organizers to check for last-minute changes in location, time, price, etc.A set of fifty numbers is held in the store of a Von Neumann computer, say in locations 100 to 149.A framework for the analysis of the location of producer services is being produced.Authorities say they have pinpointed the location of the sunken ship.geographical locationOptions available may be severely limited by matters of health, geographical location, intelligence, family commitments and job availability.Yet his geographical location worked in his favor.Political stability. Geographical location and thus ease of access.On the question of regional differences, these studies of financial exchanges suggest that geographical location is rather unimportant.Bearing in mind the geographical locations of the superpowers, this is easier to contemplate than achieve.The Armagnacs were in a particularly vulnerable position as a result of the geographical location of their lands.The geographical location of the installations and predominant meteorological conditions and sources of danger arising from the location of the site 2.location ofThe map shows the location of the crash.
From King Business Dictionarylocationlo‧ca‧tion /ləʊˈkeɪʃənloʊ-/ noun1[countable, uncountable]PROPERTY the place where a building is, especially when this affects its value, how much rent can be charged for it etcAll the stores are in good locations.There are three important factors in real estate: location, location and location.2[uncountable] the starting of a business or company in a particular placeMany local residents are opposed to the location of a fast-food restaurant in the high street.