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adjective inactive pronunciation in British English /ɪnˈæktɪv/
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  1. 1
    not taking part in physical activity or exercise
    Physically inactive people are at risk of developing heart disease.
    1. a.
      not wanting to do anything
      He felt strangely inactive.

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 inactive pronunciation in British English /ˌɪnækˈtɪvəti/ noun [uncountable]
The players have now had more than a month of inactivity.


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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