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alter

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If you alter something, you change it, usually in a small way. Examples: (verb) The company need to alter the way they do business if they want to increase profits. (verb) The design can be easily altered by selecting new colours,...

aware

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) If you are aware of something, you know about it. Examples: (adjective) She was made aware of the problem only after it had been fixed. (adjective) We should be aware that polyester clothes damage the environment when they are...

draft

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If a team drafts someone, it chooses them to play on the team. (verb) If a state drafts someone, it chooses them to be in the military. (verb) If you draft a letter, memo, agreement, etc., you write one that has been or may be...

energy

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Energy is the ability to do work: move, give off heat, give off light, etc. Examples: (noun) This problem has taken up most of her time and energy for over a year. (noun) Higher electricity prices should help promote energy efficiency....

enforcement

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Enforcement is the act of making people follow a law, rule, or decision. Examples: (noun) Crime is not a problem which can be solved by law enforcement alone. Education is also needed. (noun) There simply hasn’t been enough...

license

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) To license someone or something is to allow – usually in written form – them to do a specific activity. (noun) A license is an official piece of paper that allows you to do something, such as drive, open a business,...

medical

Type: noun, adjective Definitions: (noun) A medical is a general check by a doctor. (adjective) If something is medical, it concerns physical health and medicine. Examples: (noun) Annual medical checkups are important if you want to look after your health in older...

precise

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) If something is precise it is very accurate Examples: (adjective) The precise nature of the tax changes has not been decided. (adjective) Young children are often unable to give a precise definition for words they know very...

pursue

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If you pursue someone or something, you try to reach, catch or get it. (verb) If you pursue a job or hobby, you do it for a long time. Examples: (verb) The police pursued the criminal for 3 days before finally catching him. (verb) The...

stability

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) If something has stability, it is constant. Examples: (noun) Political stability is important for economic growth. (noun) Nowadays, there isn’t much stability in marriage; divorce is very common. Synonyms: nouns: strength, support,...

style

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) To style something is to design or change its physical appearance. (noun) A style is a specific look, design, or way of dressing or acting. Examples: (verb) The building was styled by a very famous architect. (noun) His style of...

symbolic

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) If something is symbolic, it has or is used as a symbol. Examples: (adjective) Her problems of debt are symbolic of the problems that many middle class families have nowadays. (adjective) In many religions, the number 3 has a...