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adjective     coarse pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    a coarse substance or surface feels rough and hard

    a jacket made from coarse grey cloth

    the coarse outer leaves of the cabbage

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  2. 2
    consisting of large or thick pieces

    coarse sand

    coarse-grained mustard

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  3. 3
    rude and offensive

    They objected to his coarse language.

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