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adjective appalling pronunciation in American English /əˈpɔlɪŋ/
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  1. very unpleasant and shocking
    The conditions in the camps were absolutely appalling.
    1. a.
      very bad or disappointing
      appalling weather
      The jokes were absolutely appalling.

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At peak times the airport is appallingly crowded.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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