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assume

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If you assume something, you guess or believe something without having enough information to know that it’s true. Examples: (verb) Politicians often assume that their policy ideas are better than those of their colleagues. (verb)...

authority

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) If you are an authority on something, many people think you know very, very much about it. (noun) To have authority means to have the power to make a decision. Examples: (noun) The Pope is the highest authority in the Catholic church....

benefit

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you benefit from something, you get something good from it. (noun) A benefit is something good that comes from something else. Examples: (verb) A country can really benefit from promoting family planning. (verb) Health really...

economic

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) Something that is economic is efficient at doing a task. (adjective) Something that is economic relates to the economy, business, money, etc. Examples: (adjective) The business is very economic. They only have 6 members of...

established

Type: verb, adjective Definitions: (verb) If you have established something, you have started it, and it is expected to last for a long time. (adjective) If an institution, system, etc. is established, it has existed for some time and is probably well known. Examples:...

evidence

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Evidence is facts or observations that support an idea. Examples: (noun) If there is clear evidence for life on Mars, it will change the way we look at the universe. (noun) The gun is evidence that he attempted to murder her. Synonyms:...

involved

Type: adjective, verb Definitions: (adjective) If something is involved in something else, it means they are connected. (verb) involved is a past tense verb and a synonym of ‘included’. Examples: (adjective) Even as a young man, he was always very involved...

issue

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you issue something, such as a statement, guidelines or an order, you officially publish it. (noun) An issue is a particular topic or subject, often one that people are discussing and/or is a problem. Examples: (verb) The...

labour

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you labour, you work hard. (noun) labour is the work that people do, usually lifting, moving, building, etc. rather than desk work. Examples: (verb) He laboured under the sun for weeks before the project was completed. (verb) He...

major

Type: verb, noun, adjective Definitions: (verb) If you major in something, you concentrate on a single area of study as a student at a college or university. (noun) A major is a subject area that is the main study of a student at a college or university. (adjective) A...

occur

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If something occurs, it happens. Examples: (verb) After the flooding occurred, many people complained that the government reacted too slowly. (verb) Over the summer a change occurred in the eastern cities. Synonyms: verbs: happen....

theory

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A theory is an idea that tries to explain an observation. Examples: (noun) Nobody has disproved Einstein’s theory of general relativity. (noun) The new information showed that his theory about growth was incorrect. Synonyms: nouns:...