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appreciation

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Appreciation is the rise in value of something. (noun) Appreciation is the feeling of being thankful. (noun) An appreciation of something is the ability to see it’s value and understand it. Examples: (noun) The appreciation of the...

chart

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you “chart a course” you find out how to get somewhere. (verb) If you chart something, you record it in a chart. (noun) A chart is information that is organised in rows and columns or as a picture. Examples: (verb)...

complement

Type: noun, verb Definitions: (noun) A complement is something that positively supports something else. (verb) To complement means to add in a positive way. Examples: (noun) With his skills, he will be a good complement to our team. (verb) His skills will really...

contradiction

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A contradiction is information that disagrees with previously given information. Examples: (noun) The religious text contains many contradictions. (noun) He says that he was not there that night: that was a contradiction of his previous...

currency

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) If something has currency, it is generally accepted. (noun) A currency is the money from a particular country. Examples: (noun) The idea that the universe started with a big bang has a lot of currency. (noun) After the war, these new...

dramatic

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) If something is dramatic, it is connected with acting and theatre. (adjective) If something is dramatic, it is large, quick or emotional. Examples: (adjective) He studied dramatic arts in university. (adjective) In a highly...

inevitably

Type: adverb Definitions: (adverb) Something that happens inevitably is something that is sure to happen. Examples: (adverb) If you practice less, you will inevitably improve at a slower speed. (adverb) A drop in the number of workers in a country almost inevitably...

plus

Type: noun, preposition Definitions: (noun) A plus is a plus sign: + (noun) A plus is a good thing. (preposition) You use plus after a number to mean “more than” or “over”. (preposition) You use plus when you add numbers or things. Examples:...

practitioner

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A practitioner is a person who works in a profession or following a particular style or belief, especially related to health care. Examples: (noun) The book should be useful for new and experienced practitioners of yoga. (noun)...

prospect

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you prospect for something valuable, such as gold or oil, you search an area for it. (noun) A prospect is somebody that people think will do well in the future. (noun) Your prospects are your chances of moving forward in your...

radical

Type: noun, adjective Definitions: (noun) A radical is a person whose views are very different from most people. (adjective) A radical idea, policy, etc. is one that is new and different; not standard. (adjective) A radical change, difference, etc. is very big and...

visual

Type: noun, adjective Definitions: (noun) A visual is something you can see, usually in a special or artistic form. (adjective) Visual things are those related to sight and seeing. Examples: (noun) Because he hadn’t slept for 4 days, he began having visuals;...