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verb [transitive] stun pronunciation in British English /stʌn/
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present tense
present participlestunning
past tensestunned
past participlestunned
  1. 1
    to shock and surprise someone so much that they cannot react immediately
    His violent death stunned the nation.
    I was stunned to find that he’d left without us.
    stun at/by: All of them were stunned by the news.


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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