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annual

Type: adjective Definitions: If something is annual, it happens once every year. Examples: The annual meeting will be held at Bristol University this year. Synonyms: yearly Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 4 C

attitude

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Your attitude is your feelings and opinions, especially when your actions show how you feel. Examples: (noun) The attitudes of parents can easily be passed to their children. (noun) A positive attitude can make life a lot easier....

attribute

Type: noun, verb Definitions: (noun) An attribute is a part, feature, or characteristic. (verb) If A is attributed to B, A is caused by B. Examples: (noun) Their system of governance has many positive attributes that we should try to copy. (noun) A good sense of...

communication

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Communications are the ways of sending and receiving information. (noun) Communication is the process of sending and receiving ideas between two or more people. Examples: (noun) The army is setting up a new communications network to...

conference

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A conference is a meeting. (noun) A conference is a large organised meeting to discuss a particular topic or area. Examples: (noun) We need to have a private conference to discuss how to collect the research data. (noun) Some of the...

cycle

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A cycle is a number of regular things that happen again and again. Examples: (noun) The lifecycle of salmon, a river and ocean fish, has 4 stages. (noun) Although women’s monthly cycles vary in length from person to person, the...

ethnic

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) Something that is ethnic describes a person’s race or nationality. Examples: (adjective) The school has students from over 20 different ethnic backgrounds. (adjective) The Irish are the largest, but least visible, ethnic...

hypothesis

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A hypothesis is a guess about what will happen, usually in scientific experiments. Examples: (noun) The results of the experiment support the hypothesis. (noun) We will test the hypothesis that warming water can cause coral to bleach and...

professional

Type: noun, adjective Definitions: (noun) A professional is a person who is paid for doing their job, sport, art, etc. (adjective) If something is professional, it is of high quality, from people who are experts. (adjective) If someone is professional, they are...

status

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Your status is your level, role, or situation in a group or society. Examples: (noun) In many countries, the ability to speak English is a sign of high social status. (noun) His status in the company improved are his excellent...

summary

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A summary is a short explanation of a longer idea, article, story, etc. Examples: (noun) You can see a summary of the essay’s arguments in the final paragraph. (noun) So, in summary, our research shows that exercise is most...

undertake

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If you undertake something, you start to do it. Examples: (verb) Britain has undertaken a review of its aid to countries in Asia. (verb) He is in charge of the research and has undertaken this work largely on his own. Synonyms: verbs:...