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noun [countable] index pronunciation in British English /ˈɪndeks/
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pluralindexes or indices
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  1. 2
    economics a number that shows the price, value, or level of something compared with something else
    a wage/price index
    The Dow Jones index fell another 50 points yesterday.
  2. 3
    something that can be used for measuring how a situation is changing
    index of: The test provides parents with a reliable index of their child’s progress.

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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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