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- (UK) IPA (key): /kɔː(r)s/, SAMPA: /kO:(r\)s/
- (US) enPR: kô(r)s, IPA (key): /kɔː(r)s/ or /koʊrs/, SAMPA: /kO:(r)s/ or /koUr\s/
Audio (US) (file)
- Homophones: coarse
- (countable) In school, a course is a class in a specific subject.
- The science course was very difficult.
- (countable) A course is the path that something follows in space or in time.
- During the course of the evening, things went from bad to worse.
- The economy grew quickly over the course of the next few years.
- In the course of testing the drug, they found new uses for it.
- One teacher can completely change the course of your life.
- We'll have to let the disease take its course.
- It is important that we decide now on the future course for the company.
- The wind kept blowing the boat off course.
- The course of the river has changed over time.
- (countable) For a meal, a course is one part of a meal such as dessert.
- We usually do not eat a meal with nine courses.
- (countable) Some games are played on a course.
- The game of golf is played on a golf course.
- If something courses, it runs or flows through something.
- Blood courses through the veins and arteries in our bodies.
- The oil coursed through the engine.