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noun [countable] way of life pronunciation in American English
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singularway of life
pluralways of life
  1. 1
    a typical way in which a person or group lives
    the rural way of life
  2. 2
    if something is a way of life, it is considered to be what people normally do or have
    Shortages have become a way of life here.


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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