40 terms

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project
(n.) a carefully planned piece of work
research
(n.) serious study of a subject; (v.) to make a search for knowledge
expert
(n.) a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
concentrate
(v.) to give one's full attention to something; to focus on something
integrate
(v.) to become part of a group; to help someone become part of a group
retain
(v.) to hold or keep something; to continue to have something
emphasis
(n.) special attention; importance given to something
minimize
(v.) to make as small as possible; to make something smaller than before; to reduce
issue
(n.) a subject, topic or problem that people often discuss or argue about
phenomenon
(n.) something unusual; something that happens which is surprising or difficult to understand
participate
(v.) to join in an activity or event; to take part in something
impact
(v.) have a strong effect on something; (n.) effect
comment
(v.) to express a personal opinion or belief; (n.) a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief
evaluation
(n.) a judgement about how good something is; an assessment of something
consult
(v.) to ask for information or advice from someone
generation
(n.) all the people living at the same time or who are of approximately the same age
require
(v.) to need something; to make something necessary
enhance
(v.) to make something better or more attractive; to improve
aspect
(n.) one part of a situation, idea or plan etc. that has many parts
factor
(n.) one of several things that affect or cause something
access
(n.) the possibility of using something
affect
(v.) to have an effect on something; to change something
approximately
(adv.) not exactly; about; around
colleague
(n.) someone you work with; a co-worker
conduct
(v.) to do an activity, especially to find information
contact
(n.) communication with someone
decline
(n.) a decrease; a fall; a drop
fluctuate
(v.) to change a lot (become higher and lower) in a period of time
focus
(v.) to give attention to something
illustrate
(v.) to show something using a picture or an example
individual
(adj.) separate; for one person
method
(n.) a planned way of doing something
outcome
(n.) the final result of something
policy
(n.) an official way of doing something, decided by the rules
react
(v.) to respond; to behave in a certain way because of something we have read, heard, seen etc.
recover
(v.) to get better; to rise again after falling
specific
(adj.) particular; not general
stable
(adj.) steady; not moving or changing
vary
(v.) to be different; to differ
virtual
(adj.) online; done on the Internet or on a computer rather than in the real world