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noun [countable] user pronunciation in British English /ˈjuːzə(r)/
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  1. 1
    someone who uses something such as a service or a piece of equipment
    Software should be designed to meet the needs of users.
    Access for wheelchair users is now available.
    Cyclists, like all road users, must obey traffic signs.
    user of: Users of the network will greatly benefit from these improvements.
    See also end user
  2. 2
    someone who regularly takes illegal drugs
    the spread of the disease among injecting drug users


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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