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verb [intransitive/transitive] prowl pronunciation in American English /praʊl/
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present tense
present participleprowling
past tenseprowled
past participleprowled

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  1. 1
    to move around an area in a quiet way, especially because you intend to do something bad
    The police caught him prowling the neighborhood.
    a lion prowling through the jungle
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  2. 2
    to walk around in a very nervous or angry way
    He stood up and began to prowl around the room.


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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