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adjective willing pronunciation in British English /ˈwɪlɪŋ/
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  1. if you are willing to do something, you do it when someone asks you, sometimes when you do not want to
    I wasn’t willing to accept every item on the list.
    They are very willing to give her the chance she needs.
    Try not to seem too willing to help.


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 willing pronunciation in British English adverb
She would willingly give up her spare time to help you.


 willing pronunciation in British English noun [uncountable]
We were impressed by his willingness to listen and learn.


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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