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noun liability pronunciation in British English /ˌlaɪəˈbɪləti/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] legal responsibility for causing damage or injury, or for paying something
    liability for: The company accepts no liability for delays caused by bad weather.
  2. 2
    [countable] [usually plural] the amount of money that a company owes
  3. 3
    [countable] someone or something that causes problems for someone
    liability to: His outspoken views have made him a liability to the party.


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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