US: /ˌmɛdəˈteɪʃən/
UK: /mˌɛdɪtˈe‍ɪʃən/

English Vietnamese dictionary

meditation /,medi'teiʃn/
  • danh từ
    • sự ngẫm nghĩ, sự trầm ngâm, sự trầm tư mặc tưởng

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
1 [U] the practice of thinking deeply in silence, especially for religious reasons or in order to make your mind calm: She found peace through yoga and meditation. + He was deep in meditation and didn't see me come in.
2 [C, usually pl.] ~ (on sth) (formal) serious thoughts on a particular subject that sb writes down or speaks: his meditations on life and art

Collocation dictionary


deep, profound
Techniques of deep meditation help people under stress.
| quiet, silent
He stared out of the window in silent meditation.
| Buddhist, Christian | religious, transcendental


do, practise


in ~
spending hours in meditation
| ~ on
The novel is an extended meditation on art, love and loss.

Concise English dictionary

+continuous and profound contemplation or musing on a subject or series of subjects of a deep or abstruse nature
+(religion) contemplation of spiritual matters (usually on religious or philosophical subjects)