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verb spurt pronunciation in British English /spɜː(r)t/
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present tense
present participlespurting
past tensespurted
past participlespurted

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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] if a liquid spurts from something, it comes out in a sudden strong flow
    Blood spurted from the wound.
  2. 2
    [intransitive] to move somewhere or to do something suddenly and quickly, using a lot of energy
    He spurted to the top of the hill.


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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