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noun [countable]     ad-lib pronunciation in British English
/ˌæd ˈlɪb/
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  1. something you say in a speech, play etc without preparing or writing it before you say it

    one of his brilliant ad-libs

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     ad-lib pronunciation in British English
adjective, adverb

She can talk ad-lib on just about any subject.



a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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