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noun latitude pronunciation in American English /ˈlætəˌtud/
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    [plural] a place or region at a particular latitude
    The plant grows best in cooler latitudes.
  2. 3
    [uncountable] formal freedom to use your own methods and judgment in doing something
    He was allowed a lot of latitude in implementing company policy.


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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