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addaword.gifdefinition of heptathlon

noun
a sports event that consists of seven different events
Submitted from United Kingdom on 20/04/2014 20:34:00
Definition of heptathlon from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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