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Final Vocabulary

final vocab.

TermDefinition
abundant to have plenty of supply Synonym:ample Antonym:depleted
acid rain Precipitation polluted by gases released into the air by the burning of fossil fuels synonym:smoke antonym:rain
ally a country or person that has joined with one another country or person for a special porpoise synonym:comrade antonym:foe
autocracy a type of government where one leader has complete power synonym:dictator antonym:democracy
capital goods goods that are used in producing other goods rather than being bought by consumers synonym:assets antonym:human capital
centralize to bring together under one authority synonym:unify antonym:separate
contaminate impure or unclean synonym:unclean antonym:clean
currency form of money synonym:money antonym:NONE
democracy a type of government system where the people of the country have the supreme power synonym:freedom antonym:autocracy
dictator typical leader of an autocratic government synonym:Hitler antonym:president
distribute to give;to pass out synonym:disperse antonym:maintain
diversity being different synonym:diversification antonym:uninfermity
domestic something or someone from our country having to do with home synonym:private antonym:foreign
embargo a ban on trade synonym:ban antonym:help
empire extensive group of states or country's under a supreme authority synonym:authority antonym:weakness
ethnic group a group of people with the language,culture, and religion synonym:origin antonym:NONE
fascism a political philosophy in which total power is given to a dictator synonym:autocracy antonym:democracy
foreign someone or something from outside our country synonym:alien antonym:NONE
GDP (Gross Domestic Product) the total goods and services produced by a country in a specific year synonym:NONE antonym:NONE
efficient achieving maximum productivity with minimum wasted effort or expense synonym:profitable antonym:weak
globalization Linking nations through trade, information, technologies, etc. synonym:extension antonym:nationalization
Holocaust an act of mass destruction and loss of life synonym:massacre antonym:NONE
human capital the skills, knowledge, and experience possessed by an individual synonym:human resource antonym:capital goods
imperializm policy of obtaining and occupying land to form an empire synonym:imperialist antonym:NONE
inflation a rate at which the general level of prices for goods and services are rising synonym:expansion antonym:compression
intervene to come between people or groups synonym:negotiate antonym:combine
liberate to be free from a situation synonym:detach antonym:hold
literacy ability to read and write synonym:knowledge antonym:ignorance
monarchy type of government headed by a king or queen synonym:throne antonym:NONE
nationalize to bring the ownership or control of a country's government synonym:associate antonym:disagree
natural resources materials that occur in nature and can be used for an economic gain synonym:raw material antonym:NONE
outsource paying to have some of your company's work done by someone else synonym:deploy antonym:NONE
parliamentary democracy form of government in which the party with the greatest representation in the legislative branch forms the government;prime minister is leader synonym:NONE antonym:presidential democracy
population density the number of people per square mile of land synonym:population size antonym:NONE
poverty not having enough money to meet basic needs synonym:poor antonym:rich
privatize to move an industry from public ownership to individual ownership synonym:NONE antonym:NONE
quota a trade barrier that places a limit on the number of goods imported synonym:piece antonym:whole
reform to make something better;as opposed to revolution which means a complete change synonym:restore antonym:abandon
regulations rules or laws synonym:control antonym:lawlessness
republic government system in which decisions are made by elected officials who represent the people synonym:commonwealth antonym:NONE
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