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adverb socially pronunciation in British English /ˈsəʊʃ(ə)li/
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  1. 1
    in situations and activities that involve being with other people, especially for enjoyment
    We often meet each other socially after work.
    socially adept (=good at being with other people): Like many teenagers, she’s not very socially adept.
  2. 2
    relating to someones social class
    socially disadvantaged/deprived (=poor and with little education): people from socially disadvantaged backgrounds
  3. 3
    relating to society
    a socially concerned company
  4. 4
    relating to rules about polite behaviour
    socially acceptable: Such behaviour is not socially acceptable.


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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