How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

29 terms

A Country in Search of People

Vocabulary from an article about the current labor market and the Brazilian economy.
STUDY
PLAY
youth
young people
record
an extreme attainment
shortage
an acute insufficiency
at play
the result (succeeding or not succeeding) has not yet been determined
auditing
The job of reviewing and evaluating the records used to prepare a company's financial statements.
adamant
very determined
cherish
to hold in great affection
veritable
actual, true, real
sort
type or kind (category of something)
bottleneck
slow down or impede by creating an obstruction
realize
perceive (an idea or situation) mentally
in check
unable to act freely
face
deal with (something unpleasant) head on
grant
allow to have
arduous
difficult to accomplish
latter
the second of two things mentioned
ladder
steps consisting of two parallel members connected by rungs
spiral
to move in an adverse direction in an accelerating or out-of-control way
accompany
be associated with
attainment
an accomplishment, the act of achieving
robust
strong and healthy
mere
only; not much of something
kick off
start
fuel
a substance that can be consumed to produce energy
lengthy
protracted
defer
to delay or postpone
IPO
initial public offering: a corporation's first offer to sell stock to the public
precisely
exactly
inevitably
definitely, unavoidably