IELTSTutors Lessons

ambiguous

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) If something is ambiguous, it has more than one possible meaning, state, or explanation. Examples: (adjective) The result of increasing taxes is ambiguous. (adjective) Don’t use ambiguous words if it makes the meaning...

clarity

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Clarity is the quality of being clear. Examples: (noun) People often dream, with great clarity, of loved ones that they have lost. (noun) Lack of clarity in the teacher’s instructions will cause confusion among the students....

conformity

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Conformity is the state of being or becoming similar to other members of a group. Examples: (noun) The army is there to ensure conformity with the UN resolutions. (noun) Often the teaching of writing is really the teaching of social...

implicit

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) A belief that is implicit is complete and without question. (adjective) A meaning that is implicit is understood or given but not directly. Examples: (adjective) Most religions ask for implicit faith. (adjective) Although...

predominantly

Type: adverb Definitions: (adverb) predominantly means ‘mostly’. Examples: (adverb) People that support football clubs are predominantly males. (adverb) Her work during this period was predominantly about helping children learning to read. Synonyms:...

random

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) If a process is random, every option has an equal chance of happening. (adjective) If something is random, there is no purpose, reason, or pattern. Examples: (adjective) Banks use random numbers to make codes to keep your...

revision

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) In the UK, revision is the process of studying something again. (noun) A revision is a piece of writing or plan that has changed or will change. (noun) A revision is a change or edit a to language, a plan, etc. Examples: (noun) Students...

tension

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Tension is the state of something when it is too tight. (noun) Tension is hidden anger or fear. Examples: (noun) There is too much tension in the rope. It might break. (noun) Tensions between the two countries have been rising. (noun)...

thereby

Type: preposition Definitions: (preposition) You use thereby to say why or how something happened. Examples: (preposition) She quit smoking before the marathon, thereby helping her to achieve a good time. (preposition) Water reflects less light than ice, thereby...

uniform

Type: adjective, noun Definitions: (adjective) If something is uniform, there is no variation/change in it. (adjective) If something is uniform, there is no variation in it. (noun) A uniform is clothing that is very similar and worn by a group of people. Examples:...

vehicle

Type: noun Definitions: A vehicle is something that moves people or things from one place to another, for example: cars, planes, boats, etc. Examples: Bicycles and wheelchairs are allowed. All other vehicles must stay off the path. Synonyms: automobile, transport...

virtually

Type: adverb Definitions: (adverb) Virtually means ‘almost but not completely’. Examples: (adverb) Car theft became so common that private cars virtually disappeared from the area. (adverb) Once you see this film, it is virtually impossible to forget....