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bond

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you bond two things, you connect them. (verb) If you bond with someone, you form a special relationship. (noun) A bond is a financial document promising to pay a certain amount of money. These are often bought and sold. (noun) A...

cite

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If you cite people or facts, you write or talk about them to support your point or show where you got your information. Examples: (verb) Two thirds of the people cited unemployment as the `main issue’ affecting their town....

edition

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) An edition of a book, computer program, etc. is a copy that has been or will be published with changes or in another form. Examples: (noun) The new paperback edition of the dictionary is coming out next week. (noun) It was first...

enhance

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If you enhance something, you make it bigger or better. Examples: (verb) Our aim is to enhance the quality of life for the people of this country. (verb) He can greatly enhance his reputation by winning tonight. Synonyms: verbs: improve,...

fee

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A fee is the money you pay for some kinds of services, such as legal advice, education, or club membership. Examples: (noun) School fees have increased again this year. Synonyms: nouns: cost, price, bill. Academic Word List Sublist and...

incorporate

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) An incorporated company is a corporation. Often written Inc. as part of a company name. (verb) If A incorporates B, B is a part of, or is included in, A. Examples: (verb) Our company was a partnership for many years, but we incorporated...

instruction

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) instruction is tuition. (noun) An instruction is a command or a step that helps you achieve a goal. Examples: (noun) The quality of her instruction means that she is very well educated. (noun) They followed instructions from the company...

motivation

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Someone’s motivation is their feeling that they want to do something. Examples: (noun) There isn’t a simple link between pay and employee motivation. (noun) Students’ motivation is falling because the lessons are not...

nevertheless

Type: adverb Definitions: (adverb) You use nevertheless to add surprising information or something in contrast to what was already said or written. Examples: (adverb) The company are seriously over budget. They have nevertheless decided to continue with the project....

scope

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you scope something (out), you look at it carefully. (Usually informal) (noun) The scope of a book, a law, a duty, etc. is how much is includes or how far it can go. Examples: (verb) It’s important to scope a house out...

subsidiary

Type: adjective, noun Definitions: (adjective) If something is subsidiary, it is connected, but lower in importance, rank, or level, etc. (noun) A subsidiary is a company that is owned by a larger company. Examples: (adjective) At some point work became subsidiary to...

transport

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If you transport something, you carry it from one place to another, usually on a truck, boat, or other large vehicle. Examples: (verb) One of the most important parts of doing business is transporting your materials from the factory to...