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noun [plural] guidelines pronunciation in British English /ˈɡaɪdˌlaɪnz/
  1. official instructions or advice about how to do something
    guidelines on/for: strict guidelines on the training of police officers
    issue/lay down/provide guidelines: The Department of Education has issued new national guidelines for science teachers.
    under/in accordance with/according to guidelines: Refugees’ applications are handled in accordance with United Nations guidelines.


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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