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noun [uncountable] tourism pronunciation in British English /ˈtʊərɪz(ə)m/
  1. the business of providing services for people who are travelling for their holiday
    The Caribbean is so dependent upon tourism.
    Space tourism may be a reality by the year 2010.
    1. a.
      [only before noun] related to tourism
      the tourism industry


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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