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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

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