Match Academic Word List words with their definitions.

alternative

the choice between two mutually exclusive possibilities, a situation presenting such a choice

circumstances

facts and conditions that affect a situation or the appraisal of a situation

comments

written or spoken remarks that give further information about a topic

compensation

salary; something given or received as payment for work done or for a loss or injury

components

parts; items put together; units that make a whole

consent

give an affirmative reply to, permit, agree

considerable

fairly large in size or extent; worthy of attention

constant

noun - a quantity that does not vary; adj. - persistent in occurrence and unvarying in nature

constraints

limits, restrictions placed on potential solutions to a problem

contribution

something that you do or give to help produce or achieve something together with other people, or to help make something successful

convention

something regarded as a norm, a social or moral custom; established practice; formal meeting; international agreement

coordination

the smooth and effective working together of a group of people, activites, or your body

core

the center, or heart, of an object, group, or concept

corporate

organized and maintained as a legal business entity, a corporation

corresponding

matching in amount, magnitude, or degree; in the same position

criteria

a standard of judgment or criticism; a rule or principle for evaluating or testing something. (criterion - singular)

deduction

reasoning from a general rule to a particular example (or from cause to effect); a subtraction from salary, price, or taxes

demonstrate

show how to do something or provide evidence of something to onlookers

document

verb - support or supply evidence, references, proof; noun - a text written on a computer; an official paper stating information as evidence

dominant

exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive

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