18 terms

Unit 4: Academic Vocabulary Building in English, Intermediate Vol. 2

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administrator
the manager of a department, business, or school
annoy
to make someone feel uncomfortable or slightly angry by your behavior; to bother someone
associate
to connect someone or something to a particular place or person; spend time with someone or something
attitude
the opinions and feelings you usually have about someone or something
competent
able to do something to a particular standard
debate
a discussion of a topic or subject in which there are different opinions
evaluate
a measure of someone or something in order to judge it
insist
to continue to make the same point or argument, even when others disagree
omit
to leave out, either by accident or on purpose
outcome
the final result
passion
very strong feelings about someone or something, such as love, hate, or anger
philosophy
a belief or way of thinking; a field of study including the use of language, especially logical communication
predict
to make a statement about what you believe will happen in the future
ratio
the relationship between two amounts, represented by two numbers that show how much bigger one is than the other
rude
not polite, not nice
tenure
a permanent position or job, frequently used with university professors
valid
true, real, based on facts
yield
to give results; to allow yourself to be convinced or pushed to so something