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phrasal verb
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theylevel off
he/she/itlevels off
present participlelevelling off
past tenselevelled off
past participlelevelled off
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or level out

  1. 1
    [transitive] to make something flat
    The ground will have to be levelled off before we can start building.
  2. 2
    [intransitive] to stop sloping or moving up or down
    The road levels out as you get close to the village.
    The plane will level off at around 35,000 feet.
  3. 3
    [intransitive] to stop becoming more or less, and remain the same
    Oil prices should level out now that the war is over.
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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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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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