Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: adjective, verb

Definitions: (adjective) If something is select it is special in a good way. (verb) If you select something, you choose it.

Examples: (adjective) His skill and efforts took him into the select group of footballers who have scored over 50 League goals for our club. (verb) Students follow a general course in their first year, and in the final year they select one of three specialist areas of study.

Synonyms: verbs: choose, pick. adjectives: special.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 2 D