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noun [countable] asset pronunciation in American English /ˈæset/
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  1. 1
    [usually plural] something such as money or property that a person or company owns
    The business has assets totaling $5.1 million.
    1. a.
      computing an item of text or media that has been put into a digital form that includes the right to use it
      We recognize the need to protect your digital assets wherever you go.
  2. 2
    a major benefit
    Youth is a tremendous asset in this job.
    asset to: He is a definite asset to the team.


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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