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adjective rude pronunciation in British English /ruːd/
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  1. 1
    not polite
    I don’t want to seem rude, but I’d rather be alone.
    it is rude to do something: It’s rude to keep people waiting.
    downright rude (=extremely rude): The way she stared was downright rude.
    1. a.
      offensive
      a rude word/joke/gesture: He knows a few rude words in Italian.
  2. 3
    old-fashioned made or designed in a simple way
    a rude wooden bench

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rudely

adverb
I can’t remember what I was saying before I was so rudely interrupted!

rudeness

noun [uncountable]

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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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