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profession
a job that needs a high level of education and training [= career]
globalization
the process of making a business operate in a lot of different countries all around the world
the rest
what is left after everything or everyone else has gone [= remainder]
trend
a new development in clothing, make-up, etc.
determine
to officially decide something [= decide]
certainty
the fact that something is sure to happen
employer
a person, company, or organization that employs people
employee
someone who is paid to work for someone else
counsellor
someone whose job is to help and support people with problems [= advisor]
dramatically
greatly
worldwide
everywhere in the world
promise
a statement that you will definitely do something
lack
when there is not enough of something [= shortage]
enormous
extremely large, huge, vast
workforce
the group of people who work in a company, industry, country, etc.
create
to make something new, invent something [= generate]
temporary
existing for a limited period of time
permanent
lasting for a long time or forever [= enduring]
benefit
an advantage, improvement, or help that you get from something
post
a job, especially an important one in a large organization [= position]
labor
work, especially physical work
customer
someone who buys goods or services from a shop, or a company [= client]
order
to ask for food or a drink in a restaurant, shop etc.
fluent
able to speak a language very well
accent
the way in which people in a particular area, country pronounce words
insecurity
a feeling of not being safe or not being protected
on the surface
what appears or what can be seen
undesirable
unwanted, unwelcome
indeed
really or certainly
stress
worry , concern , anxiety
identity
someone's identity is their name or who they are
self-confidence
feeling sure that you can do things well, that people like you etc.
depression
a feeling of sadness that makes you think there is no hope for the future
rise
to increase in number, amount, or value [= increase]
flexible
able to change or be changed easily according to the situation # rigid
fit
to be suitable for something[= suit]
claim
to state that something is true, even though it has not been proved
essentially
stating the most basic facts about something [= basically]
energetic
having a lot of energy [= active]
rigid
unwilling to change their ideas or behavior ≠ flexible
construction
the process of building structures such as houses, bridges, roads etc.
upgrade
to improve something and make it more modern, especially to provide a better service
challenge
something that tests strength, skill, or ability
distract
to make someone stop giving their attention to something [= disturb]
discipline
the ability to control your own behavior [= self-control]
organization
planning and arranging something so that it is successful or effective
workaholic
someone who works a lot, so that they don't have time for anything else
addicted
liking something so much that you do not want to stop doing it or having it
leisure
time when you are not working or studying and can relax and do things you enjoy
tension
a nervous worried feeling that makes it impossible for you to relax
passionate
showing a strong interest in something
overestimate
to think that something is greater or more important than it really is
overdue
not done, paid, returned etc. by the time expected
portable
can be carried or moved easily [= movable]
step
the movement you make when you put one foot in front of or behind the other when
walking, [= movement, action]
personnel
the people who work in a company, or military force [= staff]
rapid
happening or done very quickly and in a very short time [= fast, quick]
exist
to happen or be present in a particular situation or place
recently
not long ago [= lately]
perfect
not having any mistakes, faults, or damage[= ideal]
sort
kind, type
hunt
to look for someone or something very carefully [= search]
apply
to make a formal request for something such as a job
vocation
profession, occupation
dull
not interesting or exciting [= boring]
inspiration
a person, experience, place etc. that gives you new ideas for something you do
perspiration
liquid that appears on your skin when you are hot or nervous [= sweat]
expand
to become larger in size, number, or amount
wealth
a large amount of money, property etc. that a person owns
splendor
impressive beauty
tranquil
pleasantly calm and peaceful [= quiet]
occupation
a job or profession
accept
to take something that someone offers you
overseas
in a foreign country that is across the sea [= abroad]
issue
a subject or problem that is often discussed or argued about
in person
if you do something in person, you go somewhere and do it yourself
creative
imaginative , inventive
option
choice, alternative
opportunity
a chance to do something or an occasion when it is easy for you to do something
focus
concentrate
secure
safe from and protected against damage or attack
capability
the natural ability, skill, or power that makes a machine, or person able to do something