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Vocab U3

Academic Word List 1-20

Abandon (V) to give up completely
Decade (n) a period of ten years
intermediate (adj) in the middle; in between
Technical (adj) having special skills or practical knowledge
ambiguous (adj) uncertain; having several possible knowledge
compensate (v) pay for work performed; to restore for a sate of satisfaction
derive (v) to get something, especially an advantage or pleasant feeling, from something; deduce; infer
finite (adj) having bounds or limits; measurable
impose (v) to force upon: burden
levy (v) to impose or collect
predominant (adj) greater in importance, strength, influence or authority
correspond (v) to be in agreement, harmony, or conformity
adjacent (adj) positioned next to
commission (v) to authorize or give an order (n) to fee given to a sales representative
entity (n) one that is real or existence
initiate (v) to begin; to get going by taking the first step
ethnic relating to race or large groups of people classed according to common traits and customs (culture)
notion (n) an idea, concept or opinion
crucial (adj) important or significant
attain (v) to achieve or accomplish