From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstylestyle1 /staɪl/ ●●●S2W1AWL noun 🔊 🔊 1way of doing something [countable, uncountable]WAY/MANNER a particular way of doing, designing, or producing something, especially one that is typical of a particular place, period of time, or group of people 🔊 an attempt to use Japanese management style in a European businessstyle of 🔊 different styles of handwritingBaroque-/Swedish-/country- etc style 🔊 Cuban-style black beans and rice 🔊 a Colonial-style house 🔊 The dinner will be served buffet-style.2somebody’s way of behaving [countable] the particular way that someone behaves, works, or deals with other people 🔊 Children have different styles of learning: some learn by seeing, some by hearing, some by doing.be more somebody’s style (=used to say that you prefer something) 🔊 I don’t think the parachuting weekend is for me – the art class is more my style. 🔊 I like your style (=approve of the way you do things), Simpson. 🔊 I can’t ask a man out – it’s not my style (=it is not the way I usually behave).3art/literature/music [countable, uncountable] a typical way of writing, painting etc that is used by a particular person or during a particular period of time 🔊 The paintings are in an expressionistic style. 🔊 Hemingway’s direct stylein the style of somebody/something 🔊 a play in the style of classical Greek tragedy4fashion/designa)[countable] a particular design or fashion for something such as clothes, hair, furniture etc syn fashion 🔊 Car styles have changed radically in the past 20 years.traditional/modern style 🔊 The rooms are furnished in a modern style.b)[uncountable] the quality of being fashionable 🔊 young women interested in style rather than comfortin/out of style 🔊 Long skirts are back in style.5attractive quality [uncountable]STYLE/ELEGANCE a confident and attractive quality that makes people admire you, and that is shown in your appearance, or the way you do things → stylish 🔊 You may not like her, but she certainly has style. 🔊 The team played with style. →stylish6correct writing [uncountable] a way of using words or spelling that is considered correct 🔊 It’s not good style to use abbreviations in an essay.7 →in style → cramp somebody’s styleat cramp2, lifestyle
style• The car was styled and engineered by Ford and Mazda.• It was definitely easier to style and I would use it again without a doubt.• Nygaard styles herself as a bruiser, reluctant to leave the interior.• I only let Betty style my hair.• However researchers might style themselves-methodological individualists or collectivists-all social scientificresearchadopts a methodology that is implicitly individualistic.From Longman Business Dictionarystylestyle /staɪl/ noun [countable]1a way of doing something, designing something, or producing something, especially one that is typical of a particular time, place, or group of peoplestyle ofthe Japanese style of stock investment1980s-style excessive spendingAmerican-style shopping malls →house style2the particular way that someone does something or deals with other peoplestyle ofan authoritarian style of leadershipHis tough management style has upset some executives.3a product with a particular design, shape, and appearanceEach diaper comes in ‘girl’ and ‘boy’ styles.This is one of our new styles, a $135 dress shoe with a rubber sole.4LAW the official name or title of a companyThe company traded under the style of Macron Ltd.