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crash coursenoun [C]

uk   /ˈkræʃ ˌkɔːs/ us   /ˈkræʃ ˌkɔːrs/
a course that teaches you a lot of basic facts in a very short time: I did/took a crash course in French before my trip to Paris.
(Definition of crash course from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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crash coursenoun [C]

/ˈkræʃ ˌkɔrs, ˌkoʊrs/
a short period of instruction in which much is learned about a subject
A crash course is also an experience that is difficult or unexpected but provides new and useful information: To prepare for his role in the movie, he took a crash course in doing farm chores like plowing fields and shearing sheep.
(Definition of crash course from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “crash course”
in Chinese (Simplified) 速成班, 短训班, 速成教程…
in Turkish hızlandırılmış yoğun kurs…
in Russian ускоренный курс…
in Chinese (Traditional) 速成班, 短訓班, 速成教程…
in Polish kurs ekspresowy…
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