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noun usage pronunciation in British English /ˈjuːsɪdʒ/
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    [uncountable] linguistics the way that words are used by people when they speak and write their language
    There are some major differences between British and American usage.
    in common usage: technical terms that are now in common usage
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      [countable] a particular meaning of a word
      This usage was first recorded in the 19th century.

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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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