60 terms

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alternative
something that you can choose instead of something else
circumstance
a fact or condition that affects a situation
comment
something that you say or write that ​expresses ​your ​opinion
compensation
something that makes you ​feel ​better when you have ​suffered something ​bad
component
a ​part that ​combines with other ​parts to ​form something ​bigger
consent
permission to do something
considerable
large in size, improtance, amount, or degree
constant
​staying the same, or not getting less or more
constraint
something that ​controls what you do by ​keeping you within ​particular ​limits
contribution
something that you do that helps to achieve something or to make it successful
convention
a ​usual or ​accepted way of ​behaving, ​especially in ​social ​situations
coordination
the process of organizing people or things in order to make them work together effectively
core
the ​basic and most ​important ​part of something
corporate
relating to large companies, or to a particular large company
corresponding
​similar to, ​connected with, or ​caused by something ​else
criterion
a standard that is used for judging something or for making a decision about something
deduction
an amount or number taken from a total
demonstrate
to show clearly that something is true or that it exists
document
a ​paper or set of ​papers with written or ​printed ​information; or a ​text that is written and ​stored on a ​computer
dominant
more important, powerful, or successful than the other people or things of the same type
emphasis
special importance or attention that is given to one thing in particular
ensure
to make certain that something happens or is done
exclude
to deliberately not include something or someone
framework
a set of principles, ideas etc that you use when you are forming your decisions and judgments
funds
​money, often ​money for a ​specific ​purpose
illustrate
to show the ​meaning or ​truth of something more ​clearly, ​especially by giving ​examples
immigration
the process in which people enter a country in order to live there permanently
imply
to ​communicate an ​idea or ​feeling without saying it ​directly
initial
of or at the ​beginning
instance
an example of something happening
interaction
the activity of being with and talking to other people, and the way that people react to each other
justification
a good ​reason or ​explanation for something
layer
a ​level of ​material, such as a ​type of ​rock or ​gas, that is different from the ​material above or below it
link
a ​connection between two ​people, things, or ​ideas
location
a ​place or ​position
maximum
the largest in amount, size, or number that is allowed or possible
minorities
a small number of people or things that are part of a larger group but different in some way from most of the group
negative
​bad or ​harmful
outcome
a ​result or ​effect of an ​action, ​situation, etc.
partnership
a relationship between two or more people, groups, or countries involved in an activity together
philosophy
a ​group of ​theories and ​ideas ​related to the ​understanding of a ​particular ​subject
physical
able to be seen, touched, or felt
proportion
the ​number, ​amount, or ​level of one thing when ​compared to another
published
to produce something that people want to read, watch or play and make it available to the public
reaction
​behaviour, a ​feeling or an ​action that is a ​direct ​result of something ​else
registered
​officially ​listed and ​accepted
reliance
the ​state of ​depending on or ​trusting in something or someone
removed
different from something
scheme
plan that is developed by a government or large organization in order to provide a particular service for people
sequence
a set of related things that happen or are arranged in a particular order
sex
gender
shift
to cause an ​idea, an ​opinion, etc. to change
specify
to ​explain or ​describe something ​clearly and ​exactly
sufficient
enough for a ​particular ​purpose
task
something that you have to do, often something that is difficult or unpleasant
technical
​relating to ​practical ​skills and ​methods that are used in a ​particular ​activity
technique
a way of doing an ​activity that ​needs ​skill
technology
the ​practical, ​especially ​industrial, use of ​scientific ​discoveries
validity
the ​state of being acceptable or ​reasonable
volume
an amount of something

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