IELTSTutors Lessons

analysis

Type: noun Definitions: If you do an analysis, you study something carefully to understand it. Examples: We performed a detailed analysis of the effects of fishing on the marine ecosystem. Synonyms: study, research Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 1...

concept

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A concept is an idea. Examples: (noun) The concept of the recycling plant is that it uses lasers to identify and separate waste. (noun) Italy has introduced the concept of “parental leave” – time off work given to...

consistent

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) If X is consistent with Y, then X fits or matches Y. (adjective) If something is consistent, it is regular and you can guess what it will be like in the future. Examples: (adjective) His behavior is consistent with his words....

constitutional

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) If something is constitutional it is related to the fundamental laws of a country. (adjective) If a law, a right, an action, etc. is constitutional, it is legal in that particular country. Examples: (adjective) The government...

formula

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A formula is a way to do something or solve a problem that does not change much. Examples: (noun) One formula to reduce poverty is to educate women and improve their human rights. (noun) There is no simple formula for making profit, yet...

income

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) income is the money that you get from working. Examples: (noun) The company’s income has dropped because of poor sales. (noun) Generally, teachers have a lower income than business people. Synonyms: nouns: earnings, wage, salary....

interpretation

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) An interpretation is one meaning that something might have, or one way that one person understands something. (noun) An interpretation is an attempt to understand something. Examples: (noun) The hospital offers interpretation services...

legal

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) A legal problem, action, fee, etc. is related to the law or lawyers. (adjective) If an activity is legal it does not break any laws. Examples: (adjective) The government brought legal action against three cigarette makers....

percent

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) You use percent to show the number of parts out of a hundred. The symbol is %. Examples: (noun) Twenty percent of the water used for drinking was dirty. (noun) One percent of the population own half of the wealth. (noun) The cost of gas...

require

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If you are required to do something, you have to do it. (verb) If you require something, you need it. Examples: (verb) All men over the age of 21 are required to report to the army for service (verb) The new system will make the...

section

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A section of a thing or place is a part of it. Examples: (noun) A large section of the population believe that more money needs to be spent on infrastructure. (noun) The police closed one section of the road because of the accident....

structure

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you structure something in a particular way, you organise or build it that way. (noun) A structure is something that has been built or put together, especially something big, such as a building. (noun) The structure of something...