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verb gulp pronunciation in American English /ɡʌlp/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlegulping
past tensegulped
past participlegulped
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    [intransitive/transitive] to quickly take in large breaths of air
    He lay on the river bank, gulping air into his lungs.
    gulp for air/breath: She suffers from asthma attacks that leave her gulping for breath.


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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