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noun [countable] bonanza pronunciation in British English /bəˈnænzə/
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  1. 1
    a situation in which people quickly become very rich, successful, or lucky
    bonanza for: The takeover deal is a bonanza for small companies hoping to make a quick profit.
  2. 2
    a large amount of something good within a short period of time
    York Park looks set to host a football bonanza next year.


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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