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contract

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you contract a disease, you become sick with it. (verb) If something contracts, it gets smaller. (verb) If you contract someone to do a job, you enter into a contract with them. (noun) A contract is a legal agreement to trade...

create

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If you create something, you make it. Usually, it’s something that nobody has made before. Examples: (verb) A lot of problems have been created by the new government. (verb) Initially, the company will create 200 new jobs, rising...

data

Type: noun Definitions: Data is information, such as facts, numbers, photographs, etc. Examples: A study using experimental data from ten schools found no difference between methods. Synonyms: information Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 1...

definition

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A definition is an explanation of the meaning of a word. Examples: (noun) Can you give me a definition for “imprisonment”? (noun) ESL students often check definitions in their dictionaries. (noun) The sentence before this one...

derive

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If A is derived from B , A comes from B in the way that one idea comes from another. Examples: (verb) Many current theories about learning are derived from Piaget’s earlier theories. (verb) He derives a lot of pleasure from...

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...

economic

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) Something that is economic is efficient at doing a task. (adjective) Something that is economic relates to the economy, business, money, etc. Examples: (adjective) The business is very economic. They only have 6 members of...

environment

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Your environment is the situation or area that you live, work, or spend time in, including the people, buildings, vehicles, etc. (noun) The environment is the natural world: forests, rivers, grasslands, oceans, etc. Examples: (noun) When...

established

Type: verb, adjective Definitions: (verb) If you have established something, you have started it, and it is expected to last for a long time. (adjective) If an institution, system, etc. is established, it has existed for some time and is probably well known. Examples:...

estimate

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you estimate the number, size, value, amount, cost, etc. of something, you guess based on incomplete information. (noun) An estimate is a judgement of a size, value, amount, cost, etc., which is based on incomplete information....

evidence

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Evidence is facts or observations that support an idea. Examples: (noun) If there is clear evidence for life on Mars, it will change the way we look at the universe. (noun) The gun is evidence that he attempted to murder her. Synonyms:...

export

Type: noun, verb Definitions: (noun) An export is something that you send out of the country, usually for business purposes. (verb) If you export something, you send it out of the country, usually for business purposes. Examples: (noun) Bananas are Ecuador’s...