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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyread up on
he/she/itreads up on
present participlereading up on
past tenseread up on
past participleread up on

or read up about

  1. read up on/about something to get information on a particular subject by reading a lot about it
    I need to read up on my British history.
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nanodegree

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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hypocaust

an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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