Definition of 'course'
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We booked the venue at a nearby golf course. The Sun (2016)Of course no one wants to stand in the way of technological innovation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He told followers he took a speed awareness course rather than points on his licence. The Sun (2016)The report will be published in due course. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That is his right, of course. Times, Sunday Times (2017)But yes, of course we need something now. The Sun (2016)There's also a golf course next door. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Not very often, of course. The Sun (2016)Of course, the doctor survived. Times, Sunday Times (2017)To which the obvious answer is: 'Of course not. The Sun (2016)But how much more difficult when the right course of action for the patient is disputed. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Out went golf courses and shops in favour of a firmer focus on industrial and business space. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The next part of the course is often the most challenging. Times, Sunday Times (2013)What happens here can determine the course of the series. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They have been seen throughout the course of history. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We normally eat one course at a minimum of two venues each. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Of course something like that does not improve your frame of mind. Times, Sunday Times (2011)That could still happen of course as there is a lot to play for. The Sun (2014)It is of course essential that doctors should consider themselves on the side of their patients. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We will set out more details in due course. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Things can change quickly in the course of a tennis match and so it proved. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Of course the best way to shut them up is to perform well. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And they want men who batter wives to go on courses instead of facing jail. The Sun (2006)What changed the course of my life? Christianity Today (2000)Students are selected for courses through interview rather than being judged on academic results. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Let your imagination run its own course. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Our production schedule was thrown off course for the next eight weeks. Going For It!: How to Succeed As an Entrepreneur (1986)The skirt sizes of three quarters of the women increased over the course of their adult lives. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The resort offers packages with more than two dozen golf courses in the area. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Of course he scored twice but he also showed there is a lot more to his game than goals. The Sun (2014)Of course, having somewhere safe to go is essential. The Sun (2015)In the course of the day, the sand flats will emerge and disappear. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There is a nearly straight 5f course. The Sun (2011)Why does she say 'of course' she would help a relative to die with such emotion? Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'course'
British English: course /kɔːs/ NOUN
The course of a vehicle is the route along which it is travelling.
The pilot changed course and flew north.
- American English: course
- Arabic: دَوْرَة تَعْلِيميَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: curso
- Chinese: 航向
- Croatian: smjer
- Czech: kurz
- Danish: kurs
- Dutch: koers
- European Spanish: rumbo
- Finnish: kurssi
- French: cours
- German: Kurs
- Greek: σειρά μαθημάτων
- Italian: rotta
- Japanese: コース
- Korean: 과정
- Norwegian: kurs
- Polish: kurs
- European Portuguese: curso
- Romanian: traseu
- Russian: курс
- Spanish: curso
- Swedish: kurs
- Thai: หลักสูตร
- Turkish: kurs
- Ukrainian: курс
- Vietnamese: lộ trình
Definition of course from the Collins English Dictionary
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