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adjective plausible pronunciation in British English /ˈplɔːzəb(ə)l/
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  1. 1
    likely to be true
    A bomb was the only plausible explanation for the crash.
    The story was plausible but that didn’t necessarily mean it was true.
  2. 3
    able to be considered seriously for a particular job or purpose
    There no longer seem to be any plausible left-wing candidates left.

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 plausible pronunciation in British English /ˌplɔːzəˈbɪləti/ noun [uncountable]




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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