21 terms

Disadvantages of Dams

Unit 7 Input 2 Beyond the Boundaries Book 2 Basic 2
adverse (adj)
unfavorable, negative; working against, hostile
agriculture (n)
announce (v)
to tell the public about
artificial (adj)
Made by people, often as a copy of something natural
border (n)
The line that divides one country from another
contribute (v)
To help to cause an event or situation
defence (n)
(A) protection or support against attack, criticism or infection
devastating (adj)
causing great damage
disaster (n)
a sudden, terrible event that brings great damage or suffering; a great failure
equal (adj)
The same in amount, number or size, or the same in importance and deserving the same treatment
financial (adj)
relating to money or how money is managed
irrigation (n)
a way of supplying water to an area of land
mention (v)
speak about or refer to
percentage (n)
a rate or proportion per hundred
price (n)
The amount of money for which something is sold
protest (v)
To show that you disagree with something by standing somewhere, shouting, carrying signs, etc
reject (v)
To refuse to accept, use or believe something or someone
remove (v)
To take something or someone away from somewhere, or off something
rot (v)
To (cause to) decay
succeed (v)
If you succeed, you achieve something that you have been aiming for, and if a plan or piece of work succeeds, it has the desired results
tension (n)
A feeling of fear or anger between two groups of people who do not trust each other