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approach

Type: noun, verb Definitions: (noun) An approach is a way or method of doing something. (verb) If you approach a problem or a job you try to find a solution. (verb) If you approach something, you move closer to it. Examples: (noun) Private and public schools differ in...

area

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) An area of study is a particular subject, such as mathematics, grammar, music, or biology. (noun) An area is a piece of land or space. Examples: (noun) Economics is quite interesting, but my area is more related to politics. (noun) They...

context

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Something’s context is the situation that it happens in. Examples: (noun) Newspapers often take phrases in interviews out of context so that they sound worse than they really are. (noun) The meaning of words can change depending on...

distribution

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) distribution is the way that things are spread (often used in statistics). (noun) distribution is sending or giving out things to several people, companies, places, etc. Examples: (noun) The distribution of test scores was typical for...

function

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If something is functioning, it is working and is not completely broken. (noun) Something or someone’s function is its purpose or its job. Examples: (verb) Some people can still function normally even after heavy brain...

indicate

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If something indicates something, it makes something known. (verb) If someone indicates something, they point it out or they point to it; they bring your attention to something. Examples: (verb) These measurements indicate that the ocean...

legislation

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) legislation is the process of making and passing laws. (noun) legislation is the official laws and rules of a government. Examples: (noun) The government has the power of legislation. (noun) This new crime law is a very important piece...

period

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A period is the dot that marks the end of most sentences in English. (noun) A period is a length of time. Examples: (noun) Don’t forget to end each sentence with a period. (noun) In this period of time, the farm work was shared...

response

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A response is some words or actions that happen as a reaction to something else. Examples: (noun) The police response to these problems has been slow and weak. (noun) We sent a message to them two weeks ago, but there has been no...

role

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) role is another word for a part in a theatrical work such as a play or a ballet (noun) The role of a person or thing is the job that they do in a certain situation. Examples: (noun) Tamara Karsavina was the first to dance the role of the...

significant

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) If something is significant, it is important, or large, enough to pay attention to or to believe. Examples: (adjective) The enthusiasm of the teacher is significant to the popularity of the subject. (adjective) There was a...

similar

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) If two things are similar, they are almost the same, or the same in many, but not all, ways. Examples: (adjective) My sister and I have very similar ideas. (adjective) British English is similar to American English, but there...