IELTSTutors Lessons

challenge

Type: 0, verb, noun Definitions: () (verb) If you challenge somebody, you offer to compete or fight. (verb) If you challenge somebody, you give them something very difficult to do. (noun) A challenge is an offer to compete or fight. (noun) A challenge is something...

compound

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If something is compounded, it is added to. (noun) A compound is a mixture. (noun) A compound is a material made of a number of other materials. Examples: (verb) Her troubles were compounded by the heavy rain. (noun) The new CD is...

conflict

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If two goals, plans, meetings, etc. conflict, they both cannot be achieved, work or be true. (noun) A conflict is when two things are trying to use the same resources at the same time. (noun) A conflict is when two or more people...

consultation

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Consultation is the process of getting advice or opinions from other people. Examples: (noun) The group announced the price per kilo of grapes after consultation with the growers. (noun) The city went through the planning process with...

discretion

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Discretion is the ability to keep a secret. (noun) Discretion is the ability to do something in a way that does not upset people. (noun) Discretion is the ability and power to decide. Examples: (noun) Her discretion meant that nobody...

entity

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) An entity is a whole thing, independent from other things, often an institution or something alive. Examples: (noun) It is very likely that an entity similar to us exists in another part of the universe. (noun) When you start a company,...

evolution

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) An evolution is a change that happens over time. (noun) Evolution is the process of slow change. It is most used in biology to describe the way living things change. Examples: (noun) Over the last ten years, there has been an evolution...

image

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you image something, you create an image of it. (noun) An image is the good or bad opinion about someone or something. (noun) An image is something you can see or imagine that looks like the real thing. Examples: (verb) This is...

mental

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) Mental health and processes etc. is related to the mind and thinking. Examples: (adjective) Some diseases can cause severe mental and physical damage to the unborn baby. (adjective) The program helps people deal with drinking,...

monitor

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you monitor something, you watch or listen to it for problems, changes, etc. (noun) A monitor is a person or group whose job is to watch for problems, changes, etc. (noun) A monitor is part of a computer or other similar...

orientation

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) An orientation to something is when somebody is first introduced to a place or a machine. (noun) Someone’s or something’s orientation is the way they face, physically or psychologically. Examples: (noun) A quick orientation...

revenue

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Revenue is the money that a business receives for doing business, and government receives from taxes. Examples: (noun) The company earned 20% of its revenues from services such as consulting, software and management. (noun) Higher oil...