Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) A topic is a general idea that someone is speaking (reading, thinking, etc.) about at a specific time.

Examples: (noun) When you’re writing an essay, it’s important to stay on topic, and not start talking about other things. (noun) The library has books on a wide range of topics.

Synonyms: nouns: theme, subject.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 7 C

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