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assessment

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) An assessment of a person, idea, skill, process, etc. is a judgement or measurement of them. Examples: (noun) The buyers have to make their own assessment of the value. (noun) The results of your recent job assessment are excellent....

contract

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you contract a disease, you become sick with it. (verb) If something contracts, it gets smaller. (verb) If you contract someone to do a job, you enter into a contract with them. (noun) A contract is a legal agreement to trade...

create

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If you create something, you make it. Usually, it’s something that nobody has made before. Examples: (verb) A lot of problems have been created by the new government. (verb) Initially, the company will create 200 new jobs, rising...

definition

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A definition is an explanation of the meaning of a word. Examples: (noun) Can you give me a definition for “imprisonment”? (noun) ESL students often check definitions in their dictionaries. (noun) The sentence before this one...

derive

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If A is derived from B , A comes from B in the way that one idea comes from another. Examples: (verb) Many current theories about learning are derived from Piaget’s earlier theories. (verb) He derives a lot of pleasure from...

environment

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Your environment is the situation or area that you live, work, or spend time in, including the people, buildings, vehicles, etc. (noun) The environment is the natural world: forests, rivers, grasslands, oceans, etc. Examples: (noun) When...

export

Type: noun, verb Definitions: (noun) An export is something that you send out of the country, usually for business purposes. (verb) If you export something, you send it out of the country, usually for business purposes. Examples: (noun) Bananas are Ecuador’s...

factor

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) To factor in something is to include it as part of a process. (noun) A factor is one of a number of things that causes a result. Examples: (verb) I have factored in the effects of social media in my report about stress. (noun)...

identify

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If you identify with someone else, you understand and share their feelings. (verb) If you identify something, you say what it is. Examples: (verb) I identify with her ideas on the subject. (verb) It is important to identify the real...

policy

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A policy is an official rule or idea that explains how to act in certain situations. Examples: (noun) In at least one case there was a deliberate policy decision not to involve the police. (noun) The government is suggesting a...

procedure

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A procedure is a particular way of doing something. Examples: (noun) The company decided on new hiring procedures for employees after the incident last year. (noun) Because police did not follow procedure, the criminal was set free....

source

Type: noun, verb Definitions: (noun) The source of some material, an idea, a product, etc. is the place it came from originally. (verb) If you source something, then you obtain or receive it. Examples: (noun) The current company can’t supply these parts anymore,...