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verb [transitive] irritate pronunciation in British English /ˈɪrɪteɪt/
Word Forms
present tense
present participleirritating
past tenseirritated
past participleirritated
  1. 1
    to make someone feel annoyed or impatient
    The more intrusive advertisements become, the more they irritate Web users.
    It’s the little things that begin to irritate you.


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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