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noun grass pronunciation in British English /ɡrɑːs/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] a very common plant with thin green leaves that covers the ground. A single piece of grass is called a blade of grass
    We should cut the grass before it starts raining.
    Stephen was lying full length on the grass.
    1. a.
      [countable] a particular type of grass
      tall flowering grasses
    2. b.
      [uncountable] a tennis court made of grass
      He has proved he can play on grass.
  2. 2
    [uncountable] informal cannabis in the form of leaves or flowering buds


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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