Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: adjective, noun

Definitions: (adjective) If something is objective, it is based on facts and things we can see and touch, independent of people’s feelings. (noun) An objective is something that you are trying or want to do.

Examples: (adjective) Good newspapers try hard to publish objective stories. (adjective) It is hard to measure the quality of art in an objective way. (noun) Sometimes a team is more successful than an individual in achieving challenging objectives. (noun) The main objective of our visit was to climb Mount Kenya.

Synonyms: nouns: aim, goal, ambition. adjectives: fair, impartial.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 5 D