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Academic Word List

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alternative something that is different from something else, especially from what is usual, and offering the possibility of choice:
component a part which combines with other parts to form something bigger: considerable large or of noticeable importance
contribute to give something, especially money, in order to provide or achieve something together with other people
corporate relating to a large company
fund a sum of money saved, collected or provided for a particular purpose
imply to communicate an idea or feeling without saying it directly
instance a particular situation, event or fact, especially an example of something that happens generally
justify to give or to be a good reason for
layer a level of material, such as a type of rock or gas, which is different from the material above or below it, or a thin sheet of a substance
locate to move to a place to do business;to find or discover the exact position of something
outcome a result or effect of an action, situation, etc
physical connected with the body; relating to things you can see or touch, or relating to the laws of nature
proportion he number or amount of a group or part of something when compared to the whole or another thing
react to act in a particular way as a direct result of something else
sequence a series of related things or events, or the order in which they follow each other
shift to (cause something or someone to) move or change from one position or direction to another, especially slightly; a change in position or direction; to move the gears of a vehicle into different positions in order to make it go faster or slower:
technical relating to the knowledge, machines or methods used in science and industry; relating to practical skills and methods that are used in a particular activity
volume the amount of space that is enclosed within an object or solid shape;the number or amount of something in general
circumstance a fact or event that makes a situation the way it is; events that change your life, over which you have no control
comment something that you say or write that expresses your opinion
consent permission or agreement
constrain to control and limit something
coordinate to make various different things work effectively as a whole
correspond to match or be similar or equal; to communicate by writing a letter or sending an email
document a paper or set of papers with written or printed information, especially of an official type; official/confidential/legal documents; a text that is written and stored on a computer
dominate to have control over a place or a person, or to be the most important person or thing
ensure to make something certain to happen
exclude to keep out or omit something or someone
framework a supporting structure around which something can be built; a system of rules, ideas or beliefs that is used to plan or decide something
immigrate to move to a different country
initial first
minor not important; not of legal age
negate to delete something
rely to need a particular thing or the help and support of someone or something in order to continue, to work correctly, or to succeed
alternative something that is different from something else, especially from what is usual, and offering the possibility of choice:
component a part which combines with other parts to form something bigger: considerable large or of noticeable importance
contribute to give something, especially money, in order to provide or achieve something together with other people
corporate relating to a large company
fund a sum of money saved, collected or provided for a particular purpose
imply to communicate an idea or feeling without saying it directly
instance a particular situation, event or fact, especially an example of something that happens generally
justify to give or to be a good reason for
layer a level of material, such as a type of rock or gas, which is different from the material above or below it, or a thin sheet of a substance
locate to move to a place to do business;to find or discover the exact position of something
outcome a result or effect of an action, situation, etc
physical connected with the body; relating to things you can see or touch, or relating to the laws of nature
proportion the number or amount of a group or part of something when compared to the whole or another thing
react to act in a particular way as a direct result of something else
sequence a series of related things or events, or the order in which they follow each other
shift to (cause something or someone to) move or change from one position or direction to another, especially slightly; a change in position or direction; to move the gears of a vehicle into different positions in order to make it go faster or slower:
technical relating to the knowledge, machines or methods used in science and industry; relating to practical skills and methods that are used in a particular activity
volume the amount of space that is enclosed within an object or solid shape;the number or amount of something in general
circumstance a fact or event that makes a situation the way it is; events that change your life, over which you have no control
comment something that you say or write that expresses your opinion
consent permission or agreement
constrain to control and limit something
coordinate to make various different things work effectively as a whole
correspond to match or be similar or equal; to communicate by writing a letter or sending an email
document a paper or set of papers with written or printed information, especially of an official type; official/confidential/legal documents; a text that is written and stored on a computer
dominate to have control over a place or a person, or to be the most important person or thing
ensure to make something certain to happen
exclude to keep out or omit something or someone
framework a supporting structure around which something can be built; a system of rules, ideas or beliefs that is used to plan or decide something
immigrate to move to a different country
initial first
minor not important; not of legal age
negate to delete something
rely to need a particular thing or the help and support of someone or something in order to continue, to work correctly, or to succeed
specify to state or describe something clearly and exactly
task a job
technique method
compensate to pay someone for work
constant continuous
convene to meet for a purpose
core the center
criteria a standard by which you judge, decide about or deal with something
deduce to reach an answer or a decision by thinking carefully about the known facts
demonstrate to show; to make clear
emphasis stress which indicates the importance of something
illustrate to show
interact to interrelate; to work together
link to connect
maximize to make larger
partner an associate or equal
philosophy one’s philosophy or viewpoint; the use of reason in understanding such things as the nature of reality and existence, the use and limits of knowledge and the principles that govern and influence moral judgment
publish to print a document for public use
register to put information, especially your name, into an official list or record
remove to eliminate something
scheme a plan
sex gender ; activity between two people for the sake of procreation or pleasure
sufficient enough of something for a certain purpose
technology the study and knowledge of) the practical, especially industrial, use of scientific discoveries
valid suitable; legitimate
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