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gentrification

view main entry for gentrification noun [uncountable]  /ˌdʒentrɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/
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  /ˈdʒentrɪˌfaɪ/ verb [transitive]
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nanodegree

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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hypocaust

an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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