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advocate

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you advocate something, you recommend it. (noun) An advocate is someone who recommends something. Examples: (verb) Many groups advocate the rights of women in developing countries to have an education. (verb) We wish for...

convert

Type: noun, verb Definitions: (noun) A convert is a person who changed their beliefs or religion. (verb) If you convert something, you change it so that it has a different function or form. Examples: (noun) And we must not discount those who became converts to the new...

dynamic

Type: noun, adjective Definitions: (noun) The dynamics of a situation or group are the ways in which it can change itself. (adjective) If someone is dynamic, they take charge and get things done; they have a lot of energy. (adjective) If something is dynamic, it is...

global

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) If something is global it includes the whole world. Examples: (adjective) The Olympics and the Soccer World Cup are the two largest global sporting events. (adjective) The weather is changing, and this is not just in one or two...

guarantee

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you guarantee something, you make a formal promise that something will happen or be done. (noun) A guarantee is a formal promise that something will happen or be done. Examples: (verb) The government couldn’t guarantee...

infer

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If you infer something, you understand it based on information that is indirect or suggested. Examples: (verb) From the fingerprints, the police inferred that three people broke into the house. (verb) We can infer from the ancient bones...

insert

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) To insert is to put something into something else. Examples: (verb) When writing, make sure you insert an example to support your argument. (verb) Doctors removed part of his brain and inserted a silver plate. Synonyms: verbs: put,...

reverse

Type: noun, verb Definitions: (noun) The reverse of something is its opposite. (verb) If you reverse something, you make it act or move in the opposite direction. Examples: (noun) Many people believe that scientists are often arrogant, but more often the reverse is...

simulation

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A simulation of an event or thing is a model – an artificial (man-made) copy Examples: (noun) Doctors sometimes learn surgery in a simulation of a real operation. (noun) Before the scientists landed the pod on the moon, they made a...

survive

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If you survive something, you experience it and you did not die. Examples: (verb) Some plants can survive the cold arctic winters. (verb) They survived the war but died two years later. Synonyms: verbs: get through, handle, last....

topic

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A topic is a general idea that someone is speaking (reading, thinking, etc.) about at a specific time. Examples: (noun) When you’re writing an essay, it’s important to stay on topic, and not start talking about other things....

transmission

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Transmission is the sending of something from one place to another, usually something like electricity, a message or a disease. Examples: (noun) The new communication lines and will be able to support data transmission at speeds four...