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noun landscape pronunciation in British English /ˈlæn(d)ˌskeɪp/
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  1. 1
    [countable] an area of land that is beautiful to look at or that has a particular type of appearance
    a green, rural landscape
    the rugged landscape of the Peak District
    1. a.
      art a painting of an area of land
      an exhibition of Paul Gunn’s most recent landscapes
  2. 2
    [singular] the main features of a situation or activity
    The 1990s saw the political landscape radically reshaped.


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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