a four-berth cabin
a medicine cabinet
a Cabinet Minister
a restaurant or dining room in a school or a business in which customers serve themselves or are served from a counter and pay before eating.
determine (the amount or number of something) mathematically
something used for making mathematical calculations, in particular a small electronic device with a keyboard and a visual display.
The military vehicles were camouflaged.
live for a time in a camp, tent, or camper, as when on vacation
a campaign to stop people smoking
an artificial waterway constructed to allow the passage of boats or ships inland or to convey water for irrigation.
a person who applies for a job or is nominated for election: candidates applying for this position should be computer-literate |
(capable of doing something) having the ability, fitness, or quality necessary to do or achieve a specified thing: I'm quite capable of taking care of myself
take into one's possession or control by force: the Russians captured 13,000 men.
goods carried on a ship, aircraft, or motor vehicle: transportation of bulk cargo | a cargo of oil.
cut (a hard material) in order to produce an aesthetically pleasing object or design: the wood was carved with runes
an instance of a particular situation; an example of something occurring: a case of mistaken identity
relaxed and unconcerned: she regarded his affairs with a casual indulgence
a complete list of items, typically one in alphabetical or other systematic order, in particular
an event of ritual significance, performed on a special occasion.
an official document attesting a certain fact,
shout for joy or in praise or encouragement: she cheered from the sidelines.
a shout of encouragement, praise, or joy: a tremendous cheer from the audience.
noticeably happy and optimistic: how can she be so cheerful at six o'clock in the morning?
a professional cook, typically the chief cook in a restaurant or hotel
bite and work (food) in the mouth with the teeth, esp. to make it easier to swallow: he was chewing a mouthful of toast
uncomfortably cool or cold: it had turned chilly | a chilly day
cut (something) into small pieces with repeated sharp blows using an ax or knife: they chopped up the pulpit for firewood
persisting for a long time or constantly recurring: chronic bronchitis. Often contrasted with acute.
a fact or condition connected with or relevant to an event or action: we wanted to marry but circumstances didn't permit.
one's state of financial or material welfare
the weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a long period: our cold, wet climate
in a curve corresponding in direction to the movement of the hands of a clock:
a cupboard or wardrobe, esp. one tall enough to walk into
a group of similar things or people positioned or occurring closely together: clusters of creamy-white flowers | a cluster of antique shops.
fail suddenly and completely
serve as a memorial to: a stone commemorating a boy who died at sea
concerned with or engaged in commerce: a commercial agreement.
the state or quality of being dedicated to a cause, activity, etc.: the company's commitment to quality.
a commitment to pay $50000 to Red Cross
The football club committee arranges all the matches.
commodities are exchanged for money
Air conditioners are one of the many commodities that Japan sells abroad.
give (someone) something, typically money, in recognition of loss, suffering, or injury incurred; recompense: payments were made to farmers to compensate them for cuts in subsidies.
something, typically money, awarded to someone as a recompense for loss, injury, or suffering: seeking compensation for injuries suffered at work | [ as modifier ] : a compensation claim
a part or element of a larger whole, esp. a part of a machine or vehicle: stereo components
focus one's attention or mental effort on a particular object or activity: she couldn't concentrate on the movie
orange juice concentrate
the action or power of focusing one's attention or mental effort
relate to; be about: the story concerns a friend of mine | (be concerned with) : this fable is concerned with forgiveness and redemption.
a musical performance given in public
a formal meeting for discussion: he gathered all the men around the table for a conference.
establish the truth or correctness of
a serious disagreement or argument, typically a protracted one
the eternal conflict between the sexes | doctors often come into conflict with politicians.
He is hurt but still conscious.
She was not conscious of his presence in the room.
I was conscious of her presence.
the state of being awake and aware of one's surroundings: she failed to regain consciousness and died two days later.
a result or effect of an action or condition: many have been laid off from work as a consequence of the administration's policies.
in consequence - as a result.
notably large in size, amount, or extent: a position of considerable influence
careful not to cause inconvenience or hurt to others: the quietest and most considerate tenants possible.
(consist of) be composed or made up of: the exhibition consists of 180 drawings.
• (consist in) have as an essential feature: his duties consist in taking the condition of the barometer.
Theory should consist with practice.
The petrol consumption of the big car as very high
1. spread from one person or organism to another by direct or indirect contact: a contagious infection.
2. likely to spread to and affect others: her enthusiasm is contagious.
pollute, make (something) impure by exposure to or addition of a poisonous or polluting substance: the site was found to be contaminated by radioactivity
the presence of a minor and unwanted constituent (contaminant) in material, physical body, natural environment, at a workplace, etc.
1. a written or spoken agreement, esp. one concerning employment, sales, or tenancy, that is intended to be enforceable by law
2. decrease in size, number, or range: glass contracts as it cools.
the process of becoming smaller: the general contraction of the industry did further damage to morale.
a person or company that undertakes a contract to provide materials or labor to perform a service or do a job
giving rise or likely to give rise to public disagreement: years of wrangling over a controversial bypass.
conclude a military convention
Convention now allows women to smoke in public.
a teachers' convention
the act or an instance of converting or the process of being converted: the conversion of food into body tissues.
cause to change in form, character, or function: production processes that converted raw material into useful forms
[ no obj. ] change or be able to change from one form to another: the seating converts to a double or two single beds.
1 transport or carry to a place: pipes were laid to convey water to the house
2 make (an idea, impression, or feeling) known or understandable to someone
1 cause (someone) to believe firmly in the truth of something
2 persuade (someone) to do something
capable of causing someone to believe that something is true or real
a party or gathering where a meal is cooked and eaten outdoors.
act jointly; work toward the same end
assist someone or comply with their requests
合作社；合作商店 （亦作： co-operative）
1 deal effectively with something difficult: his ability to cope with stress | it all got too much for me and I couldn't cope.
2 a long, loose cloak worn by a priest or bishop on ceremonial occasions.
have a mutual relationship or connection, in which one thing affects or depends on another: the study found that success in the educational system correlates highly with class...
have a close similarity; match or agree almost exactly...
a close similarity, connection, or equivalence
expel air from the lungs with a sudden sharp sound
I've kept the special coupon from the box of washing powder, so that I can get my next box cheaper.
polite, respectful, or considerate in manner
a child of one's uncle or aunt.
1 [ with obj. ] completely fill (a place or container) to the point that it appears to be overflowing: the ashtray by the bed was crammed with cigarette butts.
2 [ no obj. ] study intensively over a short period of time just before an examination: lectures were called off so students could cram for finals.
2 restrict or inhibit the development of
able to be believed; convincing: few people found his story credible | a credible witness.
a person who has committed a crime: these men are dangerous criminals
prepare and use (land) for crops or gardening
a strong desire to know or learn something: filled with curiosity, she peered through the window
1 eager to know or learn something: she was curious to know what had happened.
2 strange; unusual: a curious sensation overwhelmed her.
made, growing, or arranged in curls or curves:
a person who has responsibility for or looks after something
a traditional and widely accepted way of behaving or doing something that is specific to a particular society, place, or time