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noun [countable/uncountable] method pronunciation in American English /ˈmeθəd/
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  1. a way of doing something, especially a planned or established way
    It was a handmade rug produced by traditional methods.
    Farming methods haven’t changed here for decades.
    method of: We are trying to develop new methods of pollution control.
    method of doing something: They have adopted an alternative method of financing the project.
    method for doing something: Vaccination is one of the most effective methods for preventing disease.




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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