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course

 
 
pronunciation:
kors
phrases:
of course
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the direction or way along which something moves.
The course of the river twists and turns.
synonyms:
passage, way
similar words:
direction, route
definition 2: passage through time.
Brian has done many good things in the course of his life.
similar words:
process, sequence, string, unfolding
definition 3: a set of classes in a subject.
I took a course in science last fall.
synonyms:
class
similar words:
field, lesson, program, study
definition 4: a part of a meal.
Dessert is the last course in an American meal.
phrase: of course
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Are you looking for the word coarse (rough)? Course and coarse sound alike but have different meanings.
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