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 Mr pronunciation in British English /ˈmɪstə(r)/
  1. 1
    used in front of the name of a man when talking politely to him or about him. Mr is a short form of Mister
    Mr Jones
    Mr Samuel Smith
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    1. a.
      a title used before the name of a mans position when speaking to him
      Mr Prime Minister, I have a question about the economy.
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  2. 2
    humorous used before a noun or adjective for saying that a man represents a particular quality or thing
    He’s Mr Nice – the perfect man to take home to meet the folks.


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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