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accurate

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) Something accurate is correct or exact. Examples: (adjective) It is important to check whether information you read in newspapers is accurate. (adjective) The essay is accurate when it states that fewer people in the country...

acknowledge

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If you acknowledge something, you show that you know it is there or that it is true. Examples: (verb) He left the game in 1984, acknowledged as the best player in the world. (verb) The government yesterday acknowledged the need for more...

assign

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) To assign is to attribute or sort something into categories. (verb) When you assign a job to someone, you tell them to do it. Examples: (verb) The rhino has been assigned ‘critically endangered’ status. (verb) No firm dates...

attach

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If something is attached to something else, there is a strong connection between them. (verb) If you attach two things together, they should stay together. Examples: (verb) The promise of more money for the school is attached to better...

diversity

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Diversity is the property of having many different kinds of things or people. Examples: (noun) The diversity of people in the city make it an interesting place to live. (noun) Doctors are finding a greater diversity in the kinds of...

furthermore

Type: adverb Definitions: (adverb) You use furthermore to add more information to what was already said or written. Examples: (adverb) Cycling to work is quicker than driving. Furthermore, it’s a lot cheaper and is better exercise. (adverb) We believe that the...

intelligence

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Intelligence is information that a government gets from its spies. (noun) Intelligence is the ability to think clearly and understand easily. Examples: (noun) US intelligence indicates changes in North Korea’s military. (noun) It...

presumption

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A presumption is a belief that something is true without knowing for sure. Examples: (noun) Her presumption is that the company will need to cut jobs if it is to survive. (noun) After the news story, the strong presumption of his guilt...

recovery

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A recovery is the process of getting something back after it was lost or taken. (noun) A recovery is the process of getting better after an illness or a problem. Examples: (noun) They hired a lawyer to help with the recovery of the...

tape

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you tape something, you record it. (noun) Tape is a long thin material, often with glue on one side or used for recording. Examples: (verb) She was taped saying that she accepted the bribe. (noun) She was on tape saying that she...

transformation

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A transformation is a change in the form or shape, often into something completely different. Examples: (noun) The government has put over one billion dollars into the transformation of the city centre. (noun) She seems to have undergone...

utility

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Something’s utility is how useful it is. (noun) A utility is a basic service that come to your house, such as electricity, internet and water. Examples: (noun) The design was to maximise the utility of the computer as a whole....