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achieve

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If you achieve success or a goal, you have completed what you planned to do. Examples: (verb) It is important to have a good routine if you want to achieve your goals. (verb) She achieved a grade of 98% in her English class. Synonyms:...

acquisition

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Acquisition is the act of getting something, often by buying it. Examples: (noun) Studies of language acquisition show that it’s easier for children to learn language than for adults. (noun) The judge ruled that the acquisition of...

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)...

affect

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If one thing affects another, it causes a change in it. Examples: (verb) The new program affected the way people think about immigration. (verb) The movement of the soccer ball was affected by the wind. Synonyms: verbs: change, alter,...

appropriate

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you appropriate something, you take it from somebody else and make it your own. (noun) If something is appropriate, it matches the situation. Examples: (verb) By the end of this year, the total funds the government appropriated...

aspect

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) An aspect is a view of something, often something non-physical, such as an idea or a problem. Examples: (noun) One aspect of the problem relates to the difficulty in finding clean water. (noun) In Chapter 2 we look at processor size. In...

assistance

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) If you give someone or something assistance, you give help or support. Examples: (noun) The assistance that some teachers provide is invaluable. (noun) The government now also provide financial assistance to single mothers. Synonyms:...

category

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A category is a group of people or things that are the same in some way. Examples: (noun) Meat is one category of food that people are beginning to eat less of. Synonyms: nouns: group, division. Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 2...

chapter

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A chapter is a local part of a larger organisation. (noun) A chapter is a main division of a book. Examples: (noun) The Toronto chapter of the Red Cross is collecting blood today. (noun) We read chapter five in the blue textbook....

commission

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you commission someone to do or create something, you formally ask them to do it. (noun) A commission is money that a salesperson receives for each sale. (noun) A commission is a group of people who work together to research or...

community

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A community is a group of people living in the same area and having a similar background or similar interests. Examples: (noun) Within the business community, most people believe that taxes are too high. (noun) Most Libyan policemen were...

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...