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noun [countable] forum pronunciation in American English /ˈfɔrəm/
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  1. 1
    an organized event or meeting at which people discuss something
    the World Economic Forum
    forum on: an international forum on health issues
  2. 2
    a website, newspaper, television program, etc. where people can express their ideas and opinions
    For years the club has provided a forum for political discussion.
    We hope that these pages will act as a forum for debate.


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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