40 terms

KTP Vocab 2.1- 2.8

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sum
the total amount resulting from the addition of two or more numbers; a particular amount of money
summary
A retelling of the most important parts of what was read.
undertake
to try or attempt something; promise to do a particular thing
academy
A place of learning; a place of study or training in a special field
adjust
alter or move something slightly in order to achieve the desired fit, appearance, or result; adapt or become used to a new situation
option
A choice; an alternative way of arriving at something.
output
The amount of something produced by a person or machine; The number or value that comes out from a process. For example, in a function machine, a number goes in, something is done to it, and the resulting number is the output.
overall
taking everything into account; broadly, in general, altogether
parallel
side by side, aligned; a person or thing that is similar
parameter
a rule or limit that controls what something is or how something should be done; an independent variable used to express the coordinates of a variable point and functions of them — compare
implicate
Show to be involved in a crime
impose
To forcibly place upon
integrate
Combine one thing with another so that they become a whole
internal
Inside the body; existing or occurring within an organization
investigate
To explore or examine carefully in order to learn the facts
job
A regular activity performed in exchange for payment
label
A brief description given for purposes of identification
mechanism
A system of parts working together in a machine; a piece of machinery
obvious
Clear and easy to understand
occupy
To live in; to take up; take control of a place by force
phase
A stage in growth or development; chapter, episode, part, step, point, time, juncture, period; each of the aspects of the moon or a planet, according to the amount of its illumination, esp. the new moon, the first quarter, the full moon, and the last quarter.
predict
Give an expected result of an upcoming action or event; forecast, foretell, foresee, prophesy, anticipate, tell in advance, envision
principal
first in order of importance; main; the person with the highest authority or most important position in an organization; the head of a school
professional
A person engaged in a specified activity as one's main paid occupation rather than as a hobby
prior
existing or coming before in time, order, or importance
project
an individual or collaborative task that is carefully planned and designed to achieve a particular goal
promote
advance or raise someone to a higher position or rank; encourage, advocate, further, advance, assist, aid, help, contribute to, foster, nurture, develop
regime
a government, especially an authoritarian one; system of government, authorities, rule, authority, control, command, administration, leadership; a system or planned way of doing
resolve
settle or find a solution to a problem; settle, sort out, solve, find a solution to, fix, straighten out, deal with, put right
retain
continue to have something; keep possession of; keep in one's memory
series
a number of things, events, or people of a similar kind or related nature coming one after another; a set of games played between two; a set of related television or radio programs
statistic
a fact or piece of data from a study of a large quantity of information
status
A social position that a person holds; the position of something at a particular time
stress
a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from difficult circumstances; to give particular emphasis or importance to something
subsequent
coming after something in time; following, later, future, next
alter
change; make changes to; adjust, rework
amend
make better; improve; a change in a legal document
aware
having knowledge of a situation or fact; informed about, acquainted with, familiar with
capacity
the maximum amount that something can contain; the ability or power to do, experience, or understand something
challenge
a task or situation that tests someone's abilities; question, disagree with, dispute, take issue with, protest against, call into question, object to.