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verb formal emanate pronunciation in British English /ˈeməneɪt/
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present tense
present participleemanating
past tenseemanated
past participleemanated
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  1. 1
    [intransitive] to come from a particular place
    emanate from: She could hear raised voices emanating from her parents’ room.
    Wonderful smells emanated from the kitchen.
  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] if you emanate a lot of a quality or feeling, or if it emanates from you, you show it without expressing it in words
    emanate from: A sense of joy emanated from him.

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 emanate pronunciation in British English /ˌeməˈneɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [countable/uncountable]
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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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