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verb [intransitive/transitive] formal correlate pronunciation in American English /ˈkɔrəˌleɪt/
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present tense
present participlecorrelating
past tensecorrelated
past participlecorrelated

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  1. if two or more things correlate or are correlated, they are connected in a way that is not caused by chance
    correlate with: This response to the question did not correlate significantly with age or gender.
    be correlated with something: Quick reactions are correlated with high intelligence.
    1. a.
      [transitive] to show that two things are connected
      correlate something with something: Attempts will be made to correlate our findings with various environmental factors.


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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