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adjective overall pronunciation in British English /ˌəʊvərˈɔːl/
  1. 1
    considering something as a whole, rather than its details or the different aspects of it
    the senior police officer with overall responsibility for the case
    overall impression/effect: Progress is being made, but the overall impression is still one of utter chaos.
    overall winner: The overall winner will be announced in October.
  2. 2
    including everything
    the overall costs of the project


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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