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adjective quick pronunciation in American English /kwɪk/
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  1. 1
    able to move fast or do something fast
    He’s surprisingly quick for such a big man.
    a quick worker
  2. 2
    done or happening in a short time
    He took a quick glance over his shoulder.
    a series of quick nervous movements
    in quick succession (=one after the other with little time between them): Three explosions were heard in quick succession.



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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