Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: 0, verb, noun

Definitions: () (verb) If you challenge somebody, you offer to compete or fight. (verb) If you challenge somebody, you give them something very difficult to do. (noun) A challenge is an offer to compete or fight. (noun) A challenge is something difficult that you want or have to do.

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Synonyms: nouns: test. dare, confrontation. verbs: test. confront. 0s: .

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 5 E

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