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adjective incidental pronunciation in British English /ˌɪnsɪˈdent(ə)l/
  1. 1
    related to something but considered less important
    an incidental observation
    incidental expenses (=small costs connected with an activity): You will receive an allowance for meals and incidental expenses.
    incidental to: Information skills are not merely incidental to the curriculum but central to it.


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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