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adjective worried pronunciation in British English /ˈwʌrid/
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  1. unhappy because you are thinking about your problems or about bad things that could happen
    Everyone was very worried when John didn’t show up.
    worried that: Harris is worried that the guns may be used against the police.
    worried about: We are very worried about our future.
    get worried: We got really worried when she didn’t come home for dinner.


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Jenny looked worriedly at her father.


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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