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available

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) If something is available, it exists and you can use it. Examples: (adjective) These forms are available from the local office. (adjective) We can’t answer the question with the available information. Synonyms:...

data

Type: noun Definitions: Data is information, such as facts, numbers, photographs, etc. Examples: A study using experimental data from ten schools found no difference between methods. Synonyms: information Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 1...

estimate

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you estimate the number, size, value, amount, cost, etc. of something, you guess based on incomplete information. (noun) An estimate is a judgement of a size, value, amount, cost, etc., which is based on incomplete information....

financial

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) A financial problem, issue or activity is about money. Examples: (adjective) The government is giving financial help to people buying houses. (adjective) Our sales are down and we have serious financial problems. Synonyms:...

individual

Type: noun, adjective Definitions: (noun) An individual is a single person, looked at separately from others. (adjective) An individual person or thing is looked at separately from others. Examples: (noun) A country must balance the rights of individuals with the...

method

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) If you use a method to achieve a goal, then you use a planned process. Examples: (noun) My preferred method for contacting friends overseas is to use email. (noun) It is quite simple to use the method described in Section 7.2 to find the...

principle

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A principle is the general idea that explains or supports something. (noun) Principles are personal rules that tell you what is right and wrong. Examples: (noun) Police must not accept money because it could affect their judgement. The...

process

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you process something, you change it from its natural state into something that’s ready to use. (noun) A process is a series of steps that you take for a particular purpose. Examples: (verb) The oil companies process much...

research

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you research a question, you try to find an answer, usually by reading a lot about it, or by doing experiments. (noun) Research is the process or result of trying to find an answer by reading, interviewing, watching, or doing...

sector

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A sector is a part or division of an area, especially part of the economy. Examples: (noun) I am going to go patrol the south sector. (noun) The government is placing a large number of private businesses in the public sector. (noun)...

specific

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) If something is specific, it is detailed, clear, and limited. (adjective) A specific idea, person, group etc. is the one that is of interest, or when someone knows exactly which one they’re talking about. Examples:...

variable

Type: adjective, noun Definitions: (adjective) If something is variable, it can change. (noun) A variable is something that may not always be the same. Examples: (adjective) The temperature in the area is highly variable. (noun) In life insurance, gender is an...