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adjective comfortable pronunciation in American English /ˈkʌmfərtəb(ə)l/
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  1. 1
    feeling physically relaxed, without pain or other unpleasant feelings
    Sit quietly in a comfortable position.
    make yourself comfortable: Make yourself comfortable and I’ll be back in a minute.
  2. 3
    [never before noun] if you are comfortable with something, you accept it or like it
    comfortable with: Is everyone comfortable with the arrangement?
    comfortable about: Lots of people don’t feel comfortable about public speaking.
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  3. 6
    easily won
    a comfortable victory
    1. a.
      making winning likely
      They have a very comfortable lead.


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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