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Noun: crash course
  1. A rapid and intense course of training or research (usually undertaken in an emergency)
    "he took a crash course in Italian on his way to Italy"; "his first job was a crash course in survival and in learning how to get along with people";
    - crash program, crash programme

Derived forms: crash courses

Type of: course of study, curriculum, program, programme [Brit, Cdn], syllabus