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adverb slowly pronunciation in British English /ˈsləʊli/
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  1. moving at a slow speed, or doing something at a slow speed
    Could you speak a little more slowly?
    We saw a group of swans swimming slowly across the lake.
    Slowly and patiently, she planted the seedlings in a neat row.
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    1. a.
      happening or developing at a slow rate over a long period of time
      The city is slowly getting back to normal after a three-day transport strike.
      The virus slowly weakens the patient’s immune system.



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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