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English definition of “course”

course

noun [C]     /kɔːs/
a series of lessons on a particular subject: course in/on sth We provide courses in commerce, finance, and basic marketing. During the course, students will learn traditional business and project management skills.run/teach/offer a course My company offers a lot of in-house training courses.enrol on a course He has enrolled on a book-keeping course.be on/go on/do a course Going on a course is a great way of learning in a focused environment.take a course (in sth) She decided to take a course in recruitment practice to expand her career.pass/fail/complete a course Students who fail to complete the course will not be awarded a certificate.a course runs/takes place Our courses run between September and May.a two-year/part-time/full-time, etc. course a three-day ICT course an MBA/a management course a degree/distance-learning course → See also correspondence course, refresher course, correspondence course, sandwich course, training course
(Definition of course noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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