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verb [intransitive/transitive] trawl pronunciation in British English /trɔːl/
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present tense
present participletrawling
past tensetrawled
past participletrawled

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  1. 1
    to look for someone or something, for example by searching through a large amount of information
    I’ve been trawling the Internet to find a new job.
    He has trawled through hundreds of documents in the library.


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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