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adverb evenly pronunciation in British English /ˈiːv(ə)nli/
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  1. 1
    so that all parts of a surface are covered with the same amount of something
    Sprinkle the sugar evenly over the cake mixture.
    1. a.
      so that equal amounts of something are given to each person
      Profits are evenly distributed among the directors at the end of the year.
  2. 2
    with each person having an equal chance to win
    evenly matched/balanced: The two teams are fairly evenly matched.
    The contest remains evenly balanced.
  3. 3
    in a regular way, with equal amounts of space or time between things
    She was asleep and breathing evenly.
    The posts were evenly spaced, about 20 metres apart.


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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