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administration

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) The administration are the people who run and organise an organisation such as a business or government. (noun) Administration is the process of running and organising an organisation such as a business or government. Examples: (noun)...

complex

Type: noun, adjective Definitions: (noun) A complex is a psychologically based dislike or fear of a particular thing. (noun) A complex is a group of buildings with a common purpose, such as a university or military base. (adjective) If something is complex, it has...

conduct

Type: noun, verb Definitions: (noun) A person’s conduct is the way they act or treat others. (verb) If something conducts electricity, it lets the electricity move through or along it. (verb) The way you conduct yourself is the way you act or treat others....

design

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you design something, you plan and show how it will look and work. (noun) design is how something looks and works. Examples: (verb) The team was asked to design a new video game controller. (noun) The new ski design made them 4%...

institute

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) To institute is to begin or initiate something. (noun) An institute is an organisation such as a school or hospital that does teaching or research. Examples: (verb) The government instituted the new law last week. (verb) We have no...

investment

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) investment is the use of money, time, or effort to make a profit. Examples: (noun) Buying an old laptop is a bad investment because a new technology is better. (noun) The Economic Development Board, set up in 1961 to promote foreign...

journal

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A journal is a record of what is happening, usually written regularly (e.g., daily, weekly, monthly, etc.), often scientific. Examples: (noun) They published their study in the British Medical Journal. Synonyms: nouns: diary, log, blog....

maintenance

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Maintenance is the process of regularly fixing things and keeping something in good shape. Examples: (noun) Wood houses can be a problem because they require regular maintenance. (noun) After 8,000 km, you should take the car in for...

obtain

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If you obtain something, you get or acquire it. Examples: (verb) After obtaining permission from the town, they built the new trail through the park. (verb) The newspaper was able to obtain the information from police. Synonyms: verbs:...

primary

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) Something primary is the first or most important. Examples: (adjective) It is of primary importance that we invest more money in education. (adjective) primary education covers infant schooling from the ages of 6 to 10....

restrict

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If you restrict something, you limit it. Examples: (verb) The new law restricts the size of engine in motorbikes to just 250cc. (verb) This room is restricted to company employees only. Other people may not enter. Synonyms: verbs: limit....

site

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If something is sited somewhere, it was put or built there. (noun) A site is a location or a place. Examples: (verb) The house is sited on the corner of Portland Street and Langham Street. (noun) The site of the new power station...