Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: adjective

Definitions: (adjective) Technical problems, writing, or skills, are related to special knowledge that most people don’t have.

Examples: (adjective) A prima ballerina must have great technical knowledge of dance movement. (adjective) Doctors use a lot of technical vocabulary that can be difficult for patients to understand.

Synonyms: adjectives: high-tech, professional, specialised.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 3 E

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