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adverb thickly pronunciation in British English /ˈθɪkli/
  1. 1
    in a way that produces a thick layer or piece of something
    Slice the meat thickly.
    The snow was falling thickly all around us.
    The floor was thickly carpeted.
  2. 2
    with many parts or things growing close together
    a thickly forested mountain
    Her hair grows thickly.
  3. 3
    with a low voice that comes mostly from your throat
    ‘Let me sleep,’ he murmured thickly.
  4. 4
    spoken in a way that shows you come from a different place
    He spoke in thickly accented English.


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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