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adjective appropriate pronunciation in British English /əˈprəʊpriət/
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  1. suitable or right for a particular situation or purpose
    This isn’t the appropriate time to discuss the problem.
    The manager should take appropriate action if safety standards are not being met.
    appropriate to/for: We need to ensure the teaching they receive is appropriate to their needs.
    appropriate that: It is entirely appropriate that his music should be played at this festival.


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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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