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Words & Definitions

TermDefinition
plural denoting more than one
pluralism a condition or system in which two or more states, groups, principles, sources of authority, etc. coexist OR the practice of holding more than one office or church benefice at a time
pneumatic containing or operated by air or gas under pressure
pneumonia lung inflammation caused by bacterial or viral infection
metropolis THE CAPITAL OR CHIEF CITY of a country or region OR a very large and densely populated industrial and commercial city
politics the activities associated with the governance of a country or other area, especially the debate or conflict among individuals or parties having or hoping to achieve power
Acropolis a citadel or fortified part of an ANCIENT GREEK CITY typically built on a hill
megalopolis a very large, heavily populated city
postpone cause or arrange for something to take place at a time later than first scheduled
component a part or element of a larger whole, especially a part of a machine or vehicle OR constituting part of a larger whole
proponent A PERSON WHO ARGUES IN FAVOR OF SOMETHING
expose make something visible, typically by uncovering it OR leave something uncovered or unprotected from the weather
impose take advantage of someone by demanding their attention or commitment
population all the inhabitants of a particular town, area, or country OR a particular section, group, or type of people or animals living in an area or country
populous having a large population; densely populated
popular liked, admired, or enjoyed by many people or by a particular person or group OR intended for or suited to the taste, understanding, or means of the general public rather than specialists or intellectuals
porter a person employed to carry luggage and other loads, especially in a railroad station, airport, or hotel
portable able to be easily carried or moved, especially because of being a lighter and smaller version than usual OR version of something, such as a small lightweight television or computer, that can be easily carried
transport take or carry people or goods from one place to another by means of a vehicle, aircraft, or ship OR overwhelm someone with a strong emotion, especially joy
export send goods or services to another country for sale OR a commodity, article, or service sold abroad
import bring goods or services into a country from abroad for sale OR a commodity, article, or service brought in from abroad for sale
portion a part of a whole; an amount, section, or piece of something OR divide something into shares to be distributed among two or more people
proportion a part, share, or number considered in comparative relation to a whole OR adjust or regulate something so that has a particular or suitable relationship to something else
comprehend grasp mentally; understand OR include, comprise, or encompass
apprehend ARREST, SEIZE
comprehensive complete; including all or nearly all elements or aspects of something OR relating to understanding
primacy THE STATE OF BEING FIRST
prima donna the chief female singer in an opera or opera company OR a very temperamental person with an inflated view of their own talent or importance
primeval of or resembling the earliest ages in the history of the world OR based on primitive instinct; raw and elementary
primal FIRST IN IMPORTANCE
Created by: taygaligher