Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: verb, noun

Definitions: (verb) When something is formatted, it is organised or prepared. (noun) The format of something is the way it is organised.

Examples: (verb) You need to format the hard disk before you can copy those files onto it. (verb) The essay should be formatted so there is a clear space between each paragraph. (noun) The essay format usually requires full sentences and separate paragraphs. (noun) The format of this debate will allow the two speakers to talk for 5 minutes each time. (noun) The format of the meeting will be quite casual.

Synonyms: nouns: layout, plan, arrangement. verbs: layout, arrange.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 9 D

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