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noun

a brief, intensive course of instruction, as to prepare one quickly for a test.

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On the farm, the feed for chicks is significantly different from the roosters’; ______ not even comparable.
Also called cram course.
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Idioms and Phrases with crash course

crash course

A short, intensive training course, as in Daisy planned to take a crash course in cooking before she got married. [Colloquial; mid-1900s]

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