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prefix meta- pronunciation in British English /metə/
  1. 1
    outside what is real or usual: used with some adjectives and nouns
    metaphysical (=relating to life beyond the physical world)
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  2. 2
    relating to change: used with some adjectives, verbs, and nouns
    metamorphosis (=the process of changing into something completely different)
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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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