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noun [uncountable] IELTS pronunciation in British English /ˈaɪelts/
  1. International English Language Testing System: a test organized by the University of Cambridge in the UK for students who need a qualification in English in order to be able to study at a university in the UK, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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