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verb [transitive] escort pronunciation in British English /ɪˈskɔː(r)t/
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present tense
present participleescorting
past tenseescorted
past participleescorted

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    to go somewhere with a person, vehicle, ship etc in order to protect them or to prevent them from escaping
    Her bodyguards escorted her through the airport.
    a battleship escorted by several smaller vessels


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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