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adjective tidy pronunciation in British English /ˈtaɪdi/
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  1. 1
    a tidy place looks nice because everything is in the correct place or arranged or is organized properly
    a tidy garden
    keep something tidy: I can never keep my desk tidy.
    neat/clean and tidy: The house looked very clean and tidy.
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    [only before noun] informal a tidy amount of money is a large amount
    The sale of the company brought in a tidy sum.

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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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