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acquisition

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Acquisition is the act of getting something, often by buying it. Examples: (noun) Studies of language acquisition show that it’s easier for children to learn language than for adults. (noun) The judge ruled that the acquisition of...

aspect

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) An aspect is a view of something, often something non-physical, such as an idea or a problem. Examples: (noun) One aspect of the problem relates to the difficulty in finding clean water. (noun) In Chapter 2 we look at processor size. In...

community

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A community is a group of people living in the same area and having a similar background or similar interests. Examples: (noun) Within the business community, most people believe that taxes are too high. (noun) Most Libyan policemen were...

conclusion

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A writer or speaker’s conclusions are the ideas that they have after thinking about all the important information. Examples: (noun) In conclusion, I believe that more money should be spent on education if this country is to compete...

construction

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Construction is the way that something is made. (noun) Construction is the act of building something. Examples: (noun) The stone construction of these buildings keeps them cool in the summer. (noun) The recent downturn in the economy is...

element

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) An element is one basic kind of substance, such as iron (Fe) oxygen (O) or sodium (Na). (noun) An element is one part of something bigger, such as a plan, an engine, or a business. Examples: (noun) Water is made up of two elements:...

feature

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you feature something, you display it as a noticeable and positive part. (noun) A feature is a special or noticeable part of something. Examples: (verb) Jazz and Blues feature prominently in the magazine. (verb) This restaurant...

previous

Type: preposition, adjective Definitions: (preposition) You use previous to refer to a time before something else. (adjective) If something happened at a previous time, it happened before a particular time. Examples: (preposition) Four years previous, he had been sick...

range

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If something ranges from X to Y, it includes a number of different things and X and Y are different examples of those. (noun) Something’s range is the distance that it can travel. (noun) A range is a group of values between...

resident

Type: adjective, noun Definitions: (adjective) If you are resident somewhere, you live or work there. (noun) A resident is somebody who lives in a particular area. Examples: (adjective) The resident population at the school has grown each year, with over 250 students...

security

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Security is the people and things that keep you safe. (noun) Security is safety. Examples: (noun) After the bombing, the airport increased security. (noun) Since the attack, many people here have lost their feeling of security. (noun)...

strategy

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A strategy is a planned way to do something. Examples: (noun) If you plan carefully and have a good strategy, the business is more likely to be successful. (noun) The new government is likely to change the economic strategy because the...