62 terms

Set 10

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access
the opportunity or right to use sth or to see sb / sth
according to
as stated or reported by sb / sth
analyse
to examine the nature or structure of sth, especially by separating it into its parts, in order to understand or explain it
chaos
a state of complete confusion and lack of order
collaborate
to work together with sb in order to produce or achieve sth
common language
a language that people can use to communicate with each other, even if it is not the language that they usually speak
connect
to join a computer to the Internet or a commuter network
connection
the act of connecting or the state of being connected
consultation
a meeting or discussion with an expert, especially a doctor, to get advice or treatment
corporate language
the language that a company's employees use to communicate with each other
counterpart
someone that has the same position or function as sb/sth else in a different place or situation
crowded
having a lot of people
demo
(informal) an act of showing or explaining how sth works or is done
development
a new event or stage in sth, or a new and advanced product
devise
to invent sth new or a new way of doing sth
diagnosis
the act of discovering or identifying the exact cause of an illness or a problem
excluded
prevented from taking part in sth
faint
that cannot be clearly heard or seen
filter
the process of removing sb / sth that you do not want from a large number of people or things using a special system, device, etc.
flag
to put a special mark next to information that you think is important
fleet
a group of ships
focus on
to give attention, effort, etc. to one particular subject, situation, or person rather than another
go against
to go in the opposite direction from the one you want
go ahead
to begin to do something after thinking about whether or not to do it
hang up
to end a telephone conversation by putting the receiver down or switching the telephone off
have an impact on
to have a powerful effect on sb / sth
image
the general idea or impression that people have of a product, company, etc.; a copy of something in the form of a picture
in charge
responsible for something
innovative
introducing or using new ideas, ways of doing sth, etc.
integrated
in which many different parts are closely connected and work successfully together
interact
to communicate with a person or machine
involved
taking part in sth or being connected with sth
landline
a telephone connection that uses wires carried on poles or under the ground, in contrast to a mobile phone / cellphone
mass production
the production of large quantities of goods in a factory
mature
fully developed, over a long period of time
microscope
an instrument used in scientific study for making very small things look larger so that you can examine them carefully
obligatory
that you must do because of the law, rules, etc.
PA
= Personal Assistant
partnership
a relationship between two people, organizations, etc.; the state of having this relationship
participation
the act of taking part in an activity or event
procedure
a way of doing sth, especially the usual or correct way
regardless
treating something as not important or not relevant
rotate
to regularly change a job or regularly change who does the job
run over
to continue for longer than planned or agreed
rural
connected with or in the countryside
seldom
not often, rarely
speculation
the act of discussing or thinking about what might happen in the future, without knowing all the facts
spread
to make sth affect, be known by, or used by more and more people
subscribe
to pay an amount of money regularly in order to receive or use sth
supervisor
a person who is in charge of somebody /something and makes sure that everything is done correctly, safely, etc.
surgeon
a doctor who is trained to perform surgery (=medical operations that involve cutting open a person's body)
terms
the conditions that people offer, demand, or accept when they make an agreement, an arrangement, or a contract
tissue
a collection of cells that form the different parts of humans, animals, and plants
token
a piece of paper that you can collect when you buy a particular product and then exchange for something
tool
a thing that helps you to do your job or to achieve sth
TQM
Total Quality Management, a system in which everybody in a company is involved in continually checking and trying to improve the quality of products
transferable
that can be moved from one place, person, or use to another
tremendous
very great
turn down
if you turn down an offer, you say no to it
urgent
that needs to be dealt with or happen immediately
volunteer
a person who does a job without being paid for it
wider
more general; including more or many things