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adjective dramatic pronunciation in American English /drəˈmætɪk/

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  1. 1
    sudden and surprising or easy to notice
    a dramatic increase in sales
    The change in him was dramatic.
  2. 4
    dramatic behavior is done to impress other people
    Don’t be so dramatic!
    She put a hand to her head with a dramatic gesture.

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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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