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adjective formal elevated pronunciation in British English /ˈeləˌveɪtɪd/

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  1. 1
    raised above the ground, or higher than the surrounding area
    an elevated railway/motorway
    1. a.
      at a higher level or amount than previously or than is normal
      the dangers of elevated blood pressure
  2. 2
    more important or higher in status
    an elevated position in society
  3. 3
    at a high level mentally or morally
    elevated notions/standards


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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