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Vocabulary

TermDefinitionPronunciationExample
Fallback a plan or course of action that is ready to be used in an emergency if other things fail N ˈfɔːlbæk
ˈfɔːlbæk What's our fallback if they don't come up with the money
Nausea the feeling that you have when you want to vomit, for example because you are ill/sick or are disgusted by something N ˈnɔːziə Relieve dizziness, headache, motion sickness and nausea
Counselor a person who has been trained to advise people with problems, especially personal problems N ˈkaʊnsələr Call your counselor or financial aid officer and make an appointment
Ambassador an official who lives in a foreign country as the senior representative there of his or her own country N æmˈbæsədər Ambassadors wanted
Representative a person who has been chosen to speak or vote for somebody else or on behalf of a group Noun ˌreprɪˈzentətɪv Scholarship program sought cultural representatives
Diversity a range of many people or things that are very different from each other Noun daɪˈvɜːrsəti the biological diversity of the rainforests
Retreat a quiet, private place that you go to in order to get away from your usual life rɪˈtriːt The retreat allows the students to meet executives of the company
diverse very different from each other and of various kinds Adj daɪˈvɜːrs It’s a wonderful opportunity for them to get a diverse experience before graduating
Two-timer a person who is not faithful to the person they are having a relationship with, especially a sexual one, by having a secret relationship with somebody else at the same time Noun ˈtuː taɪmər You are a two-timer
Controversy public discussion and argument about something that many people strongly disagree about, disapprove of, or are shocked by Noun Tranh luận ˈkɑːntrəvɜːrsi the controversy surrounding his latest movie
Racial happening or existing between people of different races Adj Dòng giống, chủng tộc ˈreɪʃl Claimed racial composition was a factor in measured IQ
Heredity the process by which mental and physical characteristics are passed by parents to their children; these characteristics in a particular person Sự di truyền həˈredəti The heredity versus environment debate
Suffocate ˈsʌfəkeɪt
[intransitive, transitive] to die because there is no air to breathe; to kill somebody by not letting them breathe air Many dogs have suffocated in hot cars.
Anchorage a place where ships or boats can anchor ˈæŋkərɪdʒ
Deck The top outside floor of a ship or boat Dek I was the only person on deck at that time of night
Halve Reduce by a half hæv The share have halved in value
Fluctuate To change frequently in size, amount, quality, etc ˈflʌktʃueɪt
Eradicate to destroy or get rid of something completely, especially something bad ɪˈrædɪkeɪt Many herds have already been eradicate
Procrastinate to delay doing something that you should do, usually because you do not want to do it proʊˈkræstɪneɪt
Created by: Huongd