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apparent

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) If something is apparent, it is easy to see, realise or understand. Examples: (adjective) The government’s apparent lack of concern for the poor is very upsetting. (adjective) They had found many useful ideas, some...

commitment

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A commitment is a formal promise or agreement. Examples: (noun) Police management have kept their commitment to improving community relations. (noun) You don’t have to make a firm commitment but we would like to know when you can...

debate

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you debate something, you consider its positive and negative points, often by talking with other people in a formal situation such as government. (noun) A debate is an exchange of ideas looking at different sides of an issue....

dimension

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A dimension is a direction of measurement in space time, usually width, depth, and height. (noun) A dimension is a part of a problem, issue, or situation. Examples: (noun) The dimensions of the football pitch can actually vary quite...

domestic

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) Domestic animals are animals usually kept by humans. (adjective) Domestic issues relate to issues in the house. (adjective) Domestic issues relate to issues inside one country, not affecting other countries. Examples:...

error

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) An error is a mistake. Examples: (noun) Don’t worry about making errors, you can use them to help you learn. (noun) The bank made an error and lost the details of 20 different bank accounts. Synonyms: nouns: mistake, fault,...

implication

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) An implication is a meaning that can be understood but is not given directly. (noun) An implication is a result that may be expected or predicted. Examples: (noun) Even if you did not call me a liar, the implication is there. (noun) We...

obvious

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) If something is obvious, it is easy to see it, think of it, or understand it. Examples: (adjective) For obvious reasons, the country has become richer since the discovery of gold in the mountains. (adjective) It is obvious that...

option

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) An option is a choice. Examples: (noun) Consider your options carefully before you decide which university to go to. (noun) The country give students the option to go to university before joining the army. Synonyms: nouns: alternative,...

promote

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If you promote someone or something, you help it to get bigger, higher, or more popular. Examples: (verb) Remember too that sleepiness is promoted by a warm, quiet environment. (verb) The environment provided by the school promotes the...

statistics

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Statistics is the science of using and understanding those numbers. (noun) Statistics are numbers about information. Examples: (noun) To do research, it’s important to understand simple statistics such as averages and standard...

subsequent

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) If something is subsequent, it happens after something else. Examples: (adjective) His first performance was excellent, but in subsequent matches he looked tired. (adjective) The child began to walk early but subsequent...