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adverb distinctly pronunciation in American English /dɪˈstɪŋk(t)li/
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  1. 1
    in a way that is clear to your senses
    distinctly hear/see/smell etc.: He distinctly heard her sigh.
    1. a.
      in a definite and clear way
      distinctly remember someone/something: I distinctly remember his putting the money in his pocket.
    2. b.
      carefully, so that what you say is easy to hear and understand
      speak distinctly: When she spoke again it was slowly and distinctly.
  2. 2
    Lucy felt distinctly uncomfortable.


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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