Crash-course



noun
1.
a brief, intensive course of instruction, as to prepare one quickly for a test.
noun

a fast, intensive training in or study of a subject, esp. on the basics; also called cram course
Examples

They took a crash course on French before the trip.
A short, intensive training course, as in Daisy planned to take a crash course in cooking before she got married. [ ; mid-1900s ]

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