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addaword.gifdefinition of black swan

an event which has far-reaching consequences, but which no one expected or predicted (because it seemed impossible or because no one had thought of it before)
The Internet was a real black swan - it just came out of nowhere.
Submitted by: Michael from United Kingdom on 04/07/2011 18:24:00
Definition of black swan from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online


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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