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component

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A component is one part that connects to other parts. Examples: (noun) 600 million years ago, oxygen became a major component of the atmosphere. (noun) Exercise is also an important component of a healthy diet. Synonyms: nouns: element,...

constraint

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A constraint is a limit. Examples: (noun) In poorer countries, there are often tight constraints on women’s activities. (noun) Financial constraints have forced hospitals to treat more patients more rapidly. Synonyms: nouns:...

contribution

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A contribution is something that you give or add. Examples: (noun) The company gave a contribution of $1000 to each family affected by the oil spill. (noun) Technology to reduce pollution could make a significant contribution to the...

core

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) The core is the central part of something. Examples: (noun) The core of the idea is to make more people recycle plastic. (noun) A core group of fans follow the team to every game. Synonyms: nouns: centre, foundation. Academic Word List...

document

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you document something, you make a record of it, usually in writing. (noun) A document is a written record, often official. Examples: (verb) Wallace documented hundreds of species of insect around Indonesia. (verb) It’s...

emphasis

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) emphasis is the giving of particular attention or importance to something. Examples: (noun) The emphasis should be on the quality of education, not the number of hours spent in school. (noun) Extra emphasis should be placed on providing...

immigration

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Immigration is the movement of people or animals into an area, usually a country. Examples: (noun) The government wants to tighten immigration controls, but it does not want to be seen as anti-foreign. (noun) Immigration from the...

layer

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you layer something, you place one thing on top of another. (noun) A layer is a level in an organisation, idea, or plan. (noun) A layer is a material that covers something. Examples: (verb) To make the soil more fertile, layer...

register

Type: noun, verb Definitions: (noun) A register is a particular style of language used by a certain group of people or in certain situations. (noun) A register is an official list of names. (verb) If a measuring instrument registers a value, it shows that value....

scheme

Type: noun Definitions: A scheme is a plan. Examples: The new training scheme will be targeted at recent graduates. Synonyms: plan, arrangement Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 3 E

technical

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) Technical problems, writing, or skills, are related to special knowledge that most people don’t have. Examples: (adjective) A prima ballerina must have great technical knowledge of dance movement. (adjective) Doctors use...

volume

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A volume is a book, magazine, or other printed material, usually part of a series. (noun) The volume of something is the amount of it. Examples: (noun) The research can be found in the most recent volume of The Canadian Journal of...