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accommodation

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Accommodation is the process or result of changing something to fit a particular need or situation. (noun) Accommodation is a place to stay or live. Examples: (noun) He was very strong minded. He made no accommodation for the opinions of...

analogous

Type: adjective Definitions: When to things are analogous, they are similar. Examples: The working class struggle in this country is analogous to what happened recently in South America. Synonyms: similar, comparable, related Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 9...

anticipate

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If you anticipate something, you think or do something about it before it happens. Examples: (verb) We do not anticipate any major problems with the new system. (verb) The airport will be expanded to meet anticipated growth in air...

assurance

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Assurance is the feeling of self confidence. (noun) An assurance is a strong promise, usually given when the listener has doubts (is unsure). Examples: (noun) A good politician will speak with absolute assurance. (noun) Despite...

attain

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) When you reach or achieve something, you attain it. Examples: (verb) The level of education that the country has attained is impressive. (verb) After 4 years at university, she attained her degree. Synonyms: verbs: achieve, accomplish,...

behalf

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) If you do something on someone’s behalf, you do it for them or as their representative. Examples: (noun) If you are not there, a family member can make a decision on your behalf. (noun) We give you this award on behalf of a...

bulk

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If something bulks, it appears to be big in size. (noun) If you sell/buy something in bulk, you sell/buy a large amount of it; not individually packaged. (noun) Someone or something’s bulk is its size or amount, especially if...

cease

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If you cease something, you stop doing it. Examples: (verb) When the war began, many companies ceased operations. (verb) I believe parents should instruct their children to cease watching TV after a certain time. Synonyms: verbs: stop,...

coherence

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Coherence is the property of being connected, especially of ideas. Examples: (noun) A good essay must have a high degree of coherence across its paragraphs. (noun) We studied loneliness and coherence among Children with learning...

coincide

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) Two things coincide with each other if they’re both in the same place or happen at the same time. Examples: (verb) The strong winds coincided with falling temperatures. (verb) The end of one side of a triangle coincides with the...

commence

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If something commences, it begins. Examples: (verb) The school year commenced on Sept. 4. (verb) After a fight against activists, the oil company commenced drilling. Synonyms: verbs: begin, start. Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 9...

concurrent

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) If two things are concurrent, they agree in meaning. (adjective) If two things are concurrent, they happen at the same time. Examples: (adjective) The police got concurrent stories from five witnesses. (adjective) Concurrent...