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noun rally pronunciation in British English /ˈræli/
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  1. 1
    [countable] a public meeting that a lot of people go to in order to support someone or something or to protest against someone or something
    a pro-democracy rally
    mass rally (=one that a lot of people go to): a mass rally in support of the strike
    hold/stage a rally (=make it happen): Environmental groups held a rally in London last week.
  2. 2
    [countable] a car race on public roads or land
    the Paris–Dakar rally
    a rally driver
  3. 4
    [singular] an increase in the value of something after a period when its value has been low
    There has been a sharp rally in the price of gold.


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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