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analysis

Type: noun Definitions: If you do an analysis, you study something carefully to understand it. Examples: We performed a detailed analysis of the effects of fishing on the marine ecosystem. Synonyms: study, research Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 1...

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...

assessment

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) An assessment of a person, idea, skill, process, etc. is a judgement or measurement of them. Examples: (noun) The buyers have to make their own assessment of the value. (noun) The results of your recent job assessment are excellent....

assume

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If you assume something, you guess or believe something without having enough information to know that it’s true. Examples: (verb) Politicians often assume that their policy ideas are better than those of their colleagues. (verb)...

authority

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) If you are an authority on something, many people think you know very, very much about it. (noun) To have authority means to have the power to make a decision. Examples: (noun) The Pope is the highest authority in the Catholic church....

available

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) If something is available, it exists and you can use it. Examples: (adjective) These forms are available from the local office. (adjective) We can’t answer the question with the available information. Synonyms:...

benefit

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you benefit from something, you get something good from it. (noun) A benefit is something good that comes from something else. Examples: (verb) A country can really benefit from promoting family planning. (verb) Health really...

concept

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A concept is an idea. Examples: (noun) The concept of the recycling plant is that it uses lasers to identify and separate waste. (noun) Italy has introduced the concept of “parental leave” – time off work given to...

consistent

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) If X is consistent with Y, then X fits or matches Y. (adjective) If something is consistent, it is regular and you can guess what it will be like in the future. Examples: (adjective) His behavior is consistent with his words....

constitutional

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) If something is constitutional it is related to the fundamental laws of a country. (adjective) If a law, a right, an action, etc. is constitutional, it is legal in that particular country. Examples: (adjective) The government...

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...