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verb hole pronunciation in American English /hoʊl/
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present tense
present participleholing
past tenseholed
past participleholed
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    hole out

    [intransitive/transitive] in golf, to hit the ball into the hole
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    [transitive] [usually passive] if something is holed, something else has made a hole or holes in it
    The ship was holed below the waterline.

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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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