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English vocabulary

TermDefinition
achieve[ uh-cheev ] Verb: reach or attain by effort, skill, or courage. Ex: "he achieved his ambition to become a press photographer" Other forms: achievement (n), achievable(adj), unachievable
access[ ak-ses ] Noun,meaning: the act of approaching or entering. Ex: They have access to the files. Other forms: access(v):approach or enter (a place).obtain, examine, or retrieve (data or a file). Accessible(adj), inaccessible, accession(n),
acquire[ uh-kwahyuh r ] (verb)meaning:to get or gain Ex: to acquire property. Other forms: acquirable(adj),acquirement(n), acquirer(n), non
adequate[ ad-i-kwit ] adjective:satisfactory or acceptable in quality or quantity. Ex: the office is perfectly adequate for my needs. Other forms:adequately(adverb) adequacy(n), inadequate
Adjust[ uh-juhst ] Verb meaning:change (something) so that it fits, corresponds, or conforms; adapt; accommodate Ex: to adjust expenses to income. Other forms:adjustable(adj), adjustably(adverb) adjuster(n)
administrate[ ad-min-uh-streyt ] Verb, meaning: to manage or direct Ex: He had within him the faculty to command, to administrate, to organize. administrable(adj),administer(v), administerial(adj), administration(n), administrative(adj),administrant(n)
Affect[ verb uh-fekt; noun af-ekt ] Verb,meaning: to act upon or influence, esp in an adverse way. Ex:the dampness began to affect my health. Affect(n):emotion or desire, especially as influencing behavior or action.Other forms:affective(adj), affectionate(adj), affection(n) Affectation(n),
Alter[ awl-ter ] Verb: to make or become different in some respect; change. Ex:to alter a passage. alterable(adj), unalterable alterably(adverb) alterability(n)
alternative[ awl-tur-nuh-tiv, al- ] Adj:available as another possibility.Alternative(n):one of two or more available possibilities.ex:You have the alternative of riding or walking. alternate(n,v,adj), alternation(n), alternatively(adj)
Amend[ uh-mend ] Verb: to alter, modify, rephrase, or add to or subtract from. Ex:Congress may amend the proposed tax bill. Amendment(n)
academy[ uh-kad-uh-mee ] Noun: an institution or society for the advancement of literature, art, or science. Ex:the National Academy of Arts and Letters. Academia(n), academe(n), academic(adj), unacademic, nonacademic
Authority /ɔːˈθɒrɪti/
Noun: Meaning:the power or right to give order Example:"he had absolute authority over his subordinates" Other forms :authorize(v), authorization(n), authoritarian(adj), authoritative(adj)
Attribute /əˈtrɪbjuːt/
Verb: Meaning:regard something as being caused by. "he attributed the firm's success to the efforts of the managing director" Noun a quality or feature regarded as a characteristic or inherent part of someone or something. Other forms: attribution(n), att
Attitude /ˈæt.ɪ.tʃuːd/
Noun: a feeling or opinion about something or someone, or a way of behaving that is caused by this ”It's often very difficult to change people's attitudes” Other forms:attitude(adj) attitudinal(adj) Attitudinize(v)
Assume /əˈsjuːm Verb: suppose to be the case, without proof. "topics which assume detailed knowledge of local events" Other forms:assumption(n) assumed(adj),
Assist /əˈsɪst/ Verb: help (someone), typically by doing a share of the work. "a senior academic would assist him in his work" Other forms:assistance(n) assistant(n)
Assess /əˈsɛs/ Verb: evaluate or estimate the nature, ability, or quality of. "the committee must assess the relative importance of the issues" Other forms:assessment(n) assessor(n) assessed(adj) reassess(v), unassessable, nonassessable
Aspect /ˈaspɛkt/ Noun: a particular part or feature of something. "personal effectiveness in all aspects of life" Other forms:aspect(v) aspectant(adj) aspectual(adj)
Area /ˈɛːrɪə/ Noun : a region or part of a town, a country, or the world. "rural areas of Britain"
Approximate /əˈprɒksɪmeɪt/ Verb: come close or be similar to something in quality, nature, or quantity. "a leasing agreement to ownership" Other forms:approximately(adverb) approximate(adj)
Appropriate /əˈprəʊprɪət/ adjective : suitable or proper in the circumstances. "this isn't the appropriate time or place" Other forms:appropriate(v) appropriable appropriator(v) appropriately (adverb) appropriateness (noun), inappropriate
Approch \ ə-ˈprōch Verb: to draw closer to : NEAR ”approach a destination” Other forms:approachable(adj), unapproachable
Apparent \ ə-ˈper-ənt Adjective: open to view : VISIBLE ”The changes were readily apparent” Other forms:apparentness(n) apparently(adverb), unapparent
Annual \ ˈan-yə(-wə)l Adjective: covering the period of a year ”annual rainfall annual income” Other forms:annual(n) annually(adverb)
Analyze an·​a·​lyze Verb: to study or determine the nature and relationship of the parts of (something) by analysis Other forms:analyzability(n) analyzable(adj) analyzer(n)
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