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Academic Word List 1

analyze To study or examine
approach To come nearer to something
area Part of a place, piece of land or country
assess Evaluate
assume To accept as true without question or proof
authority The moral or legal right to control
available Able to be bought, used, or reached
benefit A helpful or good effect
concept Principle or idea
consist Comprised or made up of
constitute to form or make up something
context the situation within which something exists or happens, and that can help explain it
contract a legal document that states and explains a formal agreement
create to make something new, especially to invent something
data information, especially facts or numbers
definition to say what the meaning of something, especially a word, is
derived to get something from something else
distribution to give something out to several people, or to spread or supply something
economic the system of trade and industry by which the wealth of a country is made and used
environment the air, water and land in or on which people, animals and plants live
establish to start a company or organization that will continue for a long time / to discover or get proof of something
estimate to guess the cost, size, value, etc. of something
evidence easily seen or understood; obvious
export to send goods to another country for sale
factors a fact or situation which influences the result of something
finance the monetary resources and affairs of a state, organization, or person / to provide funding for a person or organisation
formula a standard or accepted way of doing or making something / mathematical rule
function purpose
identified to recognize someone or something and say or prove who or what they are
income money that is earned from doing work or received from investments
indicate to show
individual a single person or thing
interpretation to decide what the intended meaning of something is
involve to include someone or something in something
issue a subject or problem which people are thinking and talking about / to produce or provide something official
labor practical work involving physical effort / workers
legal connected with the law
legislation making of new law by a government
major more important, bigger or more serious
method a particular way of doing something
occur to happen (especially of accidents and other unexpected events)
percent for or out of every 100, shown by the symbol %
period a length of time
policy a basic idea or rule that explains or controls how something happens or works
procedure a set of actions which is the official or accepted way of doing something
process a series of actions that you take in order to achieve a result
required to need or make necessary
research a detailed study of a subject, especially in order to discover (new) information or reach a (new) understanding
response to say or do something as a reaction to something that has been said or done
role position or purpose that someone or something has
section one of the parts that something is divided into
sector one of the areas into which the economic activity of a country is divided
significant important or noticeable
similar nearly the same
source the place something comes from or starts at, or the cause of something / someone or something that supplies information
specific relating to one thing and not others; particular
structure how the parts of something are arranged or organized
theory ideas to explain something
Created by: NoelleBordelon



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