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Ch. 30,32,31,33 Voc

TermDefinition
intensive farming Farming that requires a great deal of labor.
terraces In farming, a flat, narrow ledge of land, usually constricted in hilly areas to increase the amount of arable land.
bullet train A high-speed train.
seismograph An instrument that measures and records movement in the earth's crust.
typhoon A destructive tropical storm that forms over the Pacific Ocean.
homogeneous Having a similar nature; uniform n structure of quality.
militarism The glorification of the military and a readiness of war.
downsize To fire an employee.
tariff A tax imposed by a government on imported goods.
quota A fixed quantity.
demilitarized zone A strip of land on which troops or weapons are not allowed.
proliferation An increase in the number of something.
Sphere of Influence An area or country that is politically and economically dominated by, though not directly governed by, another country.
Abdicate To surrender one's office, throne, or authority.
Warlord A local leader with a military following.
Light Industry The production of small consumer goods such as clothing and appliances.
Martial Law The law administered during a period of strict military control.
Double Cropping n farming, growing more than one crop a year on the same land.
Theocraft Someone who claims to rule by religious or divine authority.
Autonomous Region A political unit with limited self-government.
Ideogram In written language, a character or symbol that represents an idea or thing
Atheism The belief that god does not exist
Acupuncture The ancient Chinese practice of inserting fine needles at specific body points to cure disease or to ease pain.
Buffer A protective zone between two countries.
Provisional Government A temporary government pending permanent arrangements.
Exodus An item that is sent out of the country for sale.
barbarian a person without manners or civilized customs
paddy irrigated or flooded land on which rice is grown
indigenous native to or living naturally in an area or environment
insurgent a person who rebels against his or her government
doi moi the economic change begun by vietnam in 1986
heterogeneity a lack of similarity
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