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noun [countable] ridge pronunciation in British English /rɪdʒ/
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  1. 1
    the long narrow top of a mountain or group of mountains
    The cottage is set on a ridge in the Chiltern Hills.
  2. 2
    a long narrow raised line along the surface of something
    Tyres had thrown the mud into ridges, making the road impassable.


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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