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noun aspect pronunciation in American English /ˈæspekt/
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  1. 1
    [countable] a particular part, feature, or quality of something
    aspect of: a system of rules that covers almost every aspect of their lives
    the safety/security/health etc. aspect: The car has to look good, but without forgetting the safety aspect.
    consider/discuss/deal with/focus on an aspect: This chapter will consider several important aspects of the teaching process.
  2. 4
    [countable/uncountable] linguistics the form of a verb that shows whether an action is continuing, is repeated, or happens only once
    the progressive aspect


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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