crash course

noun
|Updated on: 11 Jun 2018

Definition of crash course

: a rapid and intense course of study; also : an experience that resembles such a course
  • has been given a crash course in diplomacy in his first weeks in office

Examples of crash course in a Sentence

  1. Before her trip, she took a crash course in Russian culture and history at the local university.

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First Known Use of crash course

1966

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Definition of crash course for English Language Learners

  • : a class in which a lot of information is taught in a short period of time


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