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verb bucket pronunciation in British English /ˈbʌkɪt/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlebucketing
past tensebucketed
past participlebucketed

phrasal verb

bucket down

Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theybucket down
he/she/itbuckets down
present participlebucketing down
past tensebucketed down
past participlebucketed down
British informal


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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