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noun [countable] bastion pronunciation in American English /ˈbæstʃ(ə)n/
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pluralbastions
  1. 1
    an organization, community, or system that supports and defends a particular way of life, tradition, or belief
    Traditionally an all-male bastion, the yachting world has gradually opened to women competitors.
    bastion of: one of the last bastions of Soviet-style communism

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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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