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affect

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If one thing affects another, it causes a change in it. Examples: (verb) The new program affected the way people think about immigration. (verb) The movement of the soccer ball was affected by the wind. Synonyms: verbs: change, alter,...

category

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A category is a group of people or things that are the same in some way. Examples: (noun) Meat is one category of food that people are beginning to eat less of. Synonyms: nouns: group, division. Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 2...

credit

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you credit somebody with something, you say that they did it. (verb) If you credit an account, you add money to it. (noun) Credit is positive words or feelings. (noun) Credit is an agreement to buy something and pay later....

cultural

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) Cultural things are related to art, music, books, etc. (adjective) A cultural background, difference, identity etc. relates or belongs to a particular group of people. Examples: (adjective) The new art museum has become the...

focus

Type: noun, verb Definitions: (noun) The focus is the main thing or person that people are paying attention to. (verb) If you focus a lens, you adjust it to make a clear picture. (verb) If you focus on something, you pay special attention to it. Examples: (noun) The...

injury

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) An injury is a place on a person or animal that is hurt or broken because of a cut, hit, fall, etc. Examples: (noun) The most common injury among young adults is caused by sporting activities. (noun) She suffered a serious injury to her...

perceive

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If you perceive something, you believe it or understand it. (verb) If you perceive something, you notice it through one of your senses (you see it, touch it, smell it, hear it, or taste it); to be aware of something. Examples: (verb)...

potential

Type: noun, adjective Definitions: (noun) If something has or shows potential, they will likely be very good in the future. (adjective) A potential customer, benefit, problem, etc. is one that might happen in the future. Examples: (noun) New organic farming methods...

purchase

Type: noun, verb Definitions: (noun) A purchase is a strong hold on something. (noun) A purchase is something that you have bought. (verb) If you purchase something, you buy it. Examples: (noun) He wasn’t able to get a purchase on his bag before it was pulled...

seek

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If you seek something, you search for it. Examples: (verb) It’s important to seek a job that interests you, rather than doing it just for the money. (verb) You should seek advice from your doctor if you are worried about your...

select

Type: adjective, verb Definitions: (adjective) If something is select it is special in a good way. (verb) If you select something, you choose it. Examples: (adjective) His skill and efforts took him into the select group of footballers who have scored over 50 League...

transfer

Type: noun, verb Definitions: (noun) A transfer is the act of transferring something from one form or location to another. (verb) If you transfer something, you move it to a different place. Examples: (noun) International trades involve the transfer of currency from...