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zzzweek51

eng-rus stack for week #51

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amid [ə’mɪd] : (CNN) -- Politically controversial works of art -- one of which calls for an attack on Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin -- have gone on display at France's Louvre museum amid speculation and media interest. между; посреди; среди
inscription [ɪn’skrɪpʃən] : Putin in order to end his state and political activities," in an inscription at the bottom of the canvas. надпись; надписание; краткое посвящение; формула рецепта
stir [stɜ:r] : It follows further artistic controversy in Brazil in September, where portraits by Gil Vincente depicting the assassination of world leaders caused a stir at the Sao Paulo Biennial. 1. шевелить; двигать; всколыхнуть; всколыхнуться; шевелиться; двигаться; шелохнуть; шелохнуться; мешать; помешивать 2. шевеление; движение; размешивание; суматоха; суета; переполох; заваруха; ажиотаж
tersely [’tɜ:rslɪ] : (CNN) -- Bank of America tersely dismissed speculation Tuesday that it is the "big U.S. кратко
assertion [ə’sɜ:rʃən] : "Aside from the claims themselves, we have no evidence that supports this assertion. утверждение; заявление; притязание; суждение; защита; отстаивание; оператор контроля
pertain [pər’teɪn] : We are unaware of any new claims by WikiLeaks that pertain specifically to Bank of America." относиться; принадлежать; подходить; подобать; иметь отношение; быть свойственным
insolvent [ɪn’sɒlvənt] : "Anyone who follows the banking industry knows these guys are essentially insolvent," said Ritholtz. 1. неплатежеспособный; некредитоспособный; несостоятельный 2. банкрот; несостоятельный должник
irascible [ɪ’ræsəbəl] : "But the point stands: the irascible Aussie despot doesn't throw his corked hat into the cyber ring until he's sure of a market. раздражительный; вспыльчивый
stalk [stɔ:k] : And he ate vegetables, typically a can of green beans or three to four celery stalks. 1. подкрадываться; красться; шествовать; выступать; идти крадучись; гордо выступать 2. стебелек; черенок; ствол; стебель [бот.]; ножка [бот.]; подкрадывание; фабричная труба; величавая поступь
curb [kɜ:rb] : To curb calories, he avoided meat, whole grains and fruits. 1. взнуздать; обуздывать; сдерживать; надевать узду 2. мундштучный 3. узда; обуздание; подгубный ремень; подгубная цепочка; подгубная цепка; обочина; внебиржевая площадка; наружный сруб колодца
ditching [’dɪtʃɪŋ] : But he's not ditching snack cakes altogether. рытье канав
ample [’æmpəl] : in the number of millionaires -- with 1,363 people worth US$150 million and 189 billionaires, according to the Hurun List -- there are ample opportunities to find clients, Chung said. обильный; достаточный; обширный; пространный; просторный; подробный
thriving [’Ɵraɪvɪŋ] : For companies that manage private jets, business from rich mainlanders is thriving. разрастающийся; цветущий; преуспевающий; процветающий
coy [kɔɪ] : In secretive China, those in its business elite are coy. 1. застенчивый; скромный; уединенный; кокетливо умалчивающий 2. рота
upbringing [’ʌp‚brɪŋɪŋ] : But Chung had an upbringing that helped her enter an otherwise closed world. воспитание
heir [eər] : Without a son as heir, he set out to educate Chung -- the eldest of his three daughters -- to become an entrepreneur like himself. 1. наследник; наследователь; преемник 2. наследовать
justify [’dʒʌstə‚faɪ] : "It only further justifies WL's actions." оправдывать; извинять; объяснять; обосновывать; подтверждать; находить оправдание; выравнивать; выключить строку
entrenched [ɪn’trentʃt] : However, for Isis to succeed in the United States, it must overcome entrenched habits, assumptions and infrastructure issues -- both for consumers and merchants. укоренившийся; закрепившийся
barrier [’bærɪər] : According to Internet Retailer, "The long-standing barrier blocking wireless providers from launching mobile payments has always been credit. 1. барьер; застава; шлагбаум; препятствие; преграда; перемычка; помеха 2. заграждать; ограждать
leery [’lɪərɪ] : A carrier might feel comfortable letting a consumer buy a cheap digital download like a ring tone or a game and charging it to a phone bill, but they are leery of extending big lines of credit." хитрый; бывалый; подозрительный; осторожный
outfit [’aʋt‚fɪt] : Participating merchants will undoubtedly have to pay to outfit their checkout counters with Isis terminals. 1. снаряжение; экипировка; обмундирование; одежда; принадлежности; установка; оборудование; полный комплект одежды; аппаратура 2. снаряжать; экипировать; обмундировать; оборудовать; снабжать оборудованием
aside [ə’saɪd] : Aside from Isis, lots of companies want to help bring mobile payments, to your phone. 1. прочь; отдельно; в стороне; в сторону; в резерве 2. слова, произносимые актером в сторону
ingrained [ɪn’greɪnd] : adoption could take decades -- especially since using credit or debit cards is such an ingrained consumer habit. врожденный; укоренившийся; закоренелый; застарелый; проникающий; пропитывающий; прочно укоренившийся; вкрапленный; органический; въевшийся
magnitude [’mægnə‚tu:d] : with the magnitude of the problem, and key organized crime величина; размеры; важность; значительность; масштаб; размер; модуль; мощность (о пласте)
strand [strænd] : Hundreds of thousands of people were left stranded over the weekend, with many sleeping at the airport. 1. берег; прядь; стренга; нитка; прибрежная полоса; береговая линия 2. скручивать; вить; сесть на мель; сажать на мель; выкидывать на берег; выбрасывать на берег; выброситься на берег
disruption [dɪs’rʌpʃən] : Some of that is because of the weather in Germany, and some of it is because of flight disruptions at other airports, he added. подрыв; срыв; разрушение; раскол; нарушение; разрыв; расстройство; распад; дезинтеграция; пробой
thaw [Ɵɔ:] : There is no sign of a thaw, forecasters say. 1. таять; оттаивать; согреваться; смягчаться; растапливать; становиться дружелюбней; становиться сердечней 2. оттепель; таяние; потепление; смягчение международной напряженности
snarl [snɑ:rl] : Meanwhile, ground travel in France was also snarled by heavy snowfall and cold temperatures. 1. спутывать; смешивать; рычать; ворчать; огрызаться; приводить в беспорядок; сердито ворчать 2. беспорядок; путаница; рычание; спутанные нитки; ворчание; спутанный клубок
adverse [æd’vɜ:rs] : The adverse weather in France affected pop singer Lady Gaga, who said on her Facebook page that all 28 of her tour trucks had been detained by the government for more than 24 hours. враждебный; неблагоприятный; вредный; противоположный; отрицательный; противный; побочный; противопоставляемый; лежащий напротив; расположенный напротив
detain [dɪ’teɪn] : The adverse weather in France affected pop singer Lady Gaga, who said on her Facebook page that all 28 of her tour trucks had been detained by the government for more than 24 hours. задерживать; замедлять; мешать; арестовывать; заставлять ждать; удерживать; наложить арест; содержать под стражей; брать под стражу
pummel [’pʌməl] : On Saturday, frigid temperatures and extreme conditions pummeled Europe. бить; тузить
Created by: jdoe33
 

 



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