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AWL Vocabulary 7A - definitions

Match Academic Word List words with their definitions.
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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