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noun [uncountable] visibility pronunciation in British English /ˌvɪzəˈbɪləti/
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  1. 1
    the distance that you can see, depending on conditions such as the weather or the place that you are in
    Thick fog reduced visibility to almost zero.
    A line of tall trees restricted our visibility.
    poor/good/low visibility: The race was cancelled due to poor visibility.
  2. 2
    a situation in which someone or something can be clearly seen or noticed
    We need to increase the visibility of the police in these inner-city areas.


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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