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adjective [only before noun] corresponding pronunciation in British English /ˌkɒrɪˈspɒndɪŋ/
  1. 1
    related to or connected with something
    Investment in the railways will bring a corresponding improvement in services.
    corresponding increase/decrease/decline/fall: Rising prosperity has not been matched by any corresponding decrease in crime.
  2. 2
    similar to or the same as something
    Income from tourism is five per cent higher than in the corresponding period last year.
    Nurses smoke as much as corresponding groups in the general population.


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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