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noun [countable/uncountable] emergency pronunciation in British English /ɪˈmɜː(r)dʒ(ə)nsi/
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singularemergency
pluralemergencies
  1. an unexpected situation involving danger in which immediate action is necessary
    We always carry a medical kit for emergencies.
    in an emergency: In an emergency, call this number.
    in case of emergency: It’s illegal to use the fire alarm except in case of emergency.

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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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