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adjective [only before noun] added pronunciation in British English /ˈædɪd/
  1. 1
    present in larger amounts than usual or than expected
    Baby food should contain no added sugar or salt.
  2. 2
    an added advantage, benefit etc makes a good situation even better
    New equipment gives them an added incentive to start training again.
    an added bonus: I love my job. The salary is just an added bonus.
    1. a.
      an added difficulty, problem, disappointment etc makes a bad situation even worse
      The illness was an added setback to her floundering career.


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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