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deny

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If you deny somebody something, you stop them from having or doing it. (verb) If you deny something, you say it didn’t happen or isn’t true. Examples: (verb) You shouldn’t deny yourself rest if you have worked all day...

disposal

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) If you have something at your disposal, it is available for you to use. (noun) Disposal is the act of getting rid of or throwing out something. Examples: (noun) As it is a rich country, the government has a lot of money at its disposal....

equipment

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Your equipment is the collection of things that you use to do a job or sport. Examples: (noun) The soldiers had to carry all their equipment on their backs. (noun) The computer equipment was old and often broke down. Synonyms: nouns:...

extract

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you extract something, you take it out of something else. (noun) An extract is something that has been taken out of something else, usually something that it was part of. Examples: (verb) The roots of the plant extract water...

grade

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you grade something, you judge how good it is. (noun) A grade is the school year. (noun) A grade is a letter or number that you use to show how good something is. Usually, teachers use it to show how good a student’s test...

identical

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) If two ore more things are identical, they are exactly the same. Examples: (adjective) The problems that we face today are in many ways identical to the ones our parents faced when they were young. (adjective) The teachers...

paradigm

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A paradigm is an example, model or pattern, especially the most basic or central one. (noun) A paradigm is a system of beliefs, ideas, values, and habits that is a way of thinking about the real world. Examples: (noun) For fifteen...

phenomenon

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A phenomenon is a fact or event that you can observe (see or hear or sense), especially one that is not fully understood. Examples: (noun) People have little trust for politicians, but this is not a new phenomenon. (noun) Lightning is...

solely

Type: adverb Definitions: You use solely to show that somebody or something is the only one. Examples: It is not good for a country to rely solely on one energy source. Synonyms: only, alone, exclusively Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 7...

submit

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If you submit to some authority, you accept that they have power over you. (verb) If you submit something, usually a piece of writing, you give it to somebody to be checked or accepted. Examples: (verb) The government refused to submit...

thesis

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A thesis is a main idea or argument that is developed or explained. (noun) A thesis is a long paper that university students at the masters or doctoral level write. Examples: (noun) His thesis is about where human morality comes from....

ultimately

Type: adverb Definitions: (adverb) Ultimately indicates the end; when nothing else is left Examples: (adverb) Ultimately, what you do is your decision alone. (adverb) The events of 1962 ultimately lead to the end of his government. Synonyms: adverbs: eventually,...