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adjective thankful pronunciation in British English /ˈθæŋkf(ə)l/
  1. grateful for something, or pleased that something unpleasant is no longer happening or did not happen
    I suppose I should be thankful.
    thankful for: We are so thankful for all the support we received.
    thankful (that): We can only be thankful that there were not more casualties.
    thankful to do something: Those whose homes were damaged were just thankful to be alive.

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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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