AWL Sublist 6 (with pictures)

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abstract
ideas that exist as thoughts in the mind, and are not related to physical objects or real events and actions
accurate
​correct, ​exact, and without any ​mistakes
acknowledged
known or ​accepted by many ​people
aggregate
used for describing the total amount of something
allocation
the process of deciding to give an amount or share of something to someone
assign
to give a ​particular ​job or ​piece of ​work to someone
attach
to fasten or join one thing to another
author
someone who writes books, articles etc, especially as their job
bond
a force that holds atoms or ions together in a molecule
brief
a set of ​instructions or ​information
capable
able to do something
cite
to ​speak or write words taken from a ​particular ​writer or written ​work
cooperative
​willing to ​help or do what ​people ​ask
discrimination
unfair treatment of someone because of their religion, race, or other personal features
display
to put something in a particular place so that people can see it easily
diversity
the fact that very different people or things exist within a group or place
domain
an ​area of ​interest or an ​area over which a ​person has ​control
edition
a set of copies of a newspaper or magazine that are published at the same time
enhanced
made better, especially by artificial methods
estate
an area where there are many houses, usually built at the same time by the same company
exceed
to be ​greater than a ​number or ​amount, or to go past an ​allowed ​limit
expert
a ​person with a high ​level of ​knowledge or ​skill ​relating to a ​particular ​subject or ​activity
explicit
said or explained in an extremely clear way
federal
​relating to the ​central ​government, and not to the ​government of a ​region
fee
an amount of money that you pay to be allowed to do something
flexibility
the ​quality of being ​able to ​change or be ​changed ​easily ​according to the ​situation
furthermore
used before a statement that is connected to what you have just said and adds something to it
gender
the ​physical and/or ​social ​condition of being ​male or ​female
ignore
to not consider something, or to not let it influence you
incentive
something that ​encourages a ​person to do something
incidence
the number of times something happens, especially something bad
incorporate
to ​include something as ​part of something ​larger
index
a number that shows the price, value, or level of something compared with something else
inhibition
a ​feeling of ​embarrassment or ​worry that ​prevents you from saying or doing what you ​want
initiative
the ability to decide in an independent way what to do and when to do it
input
help in the form of ideas, advice, or information, used in a process or in making a decision
instruction
something that someone ​tells you to do
intelligence
the ability to understand and think about things, and to gain and use knowledge
interval
the ​space between two ​points
lecture
a ​formal ​talk on a ​serious ​subject given to a ​group of ​people, ​especially ​students
migration
the process by which people or animals move to another place or country
minimum
the ​smallest ​amount or ​number ​allowed or ​possible
ministry
a government department in the UK and some other countries
motivation
​enthusiasm for doing something
neutral
not supporting a particular side in an argument or disagreement
nevertheless
​despite what has just been said or referred to
overseas
happening or existing in a country across the sea from your country
preceding
existing or coming immediately before someone or something else
presumption
a belief that something is true because it seems reasonable or likely
rational
​based on ​clear ​thought and ​reason
recovery
the ​process of ​becoming ​successful or ​normal again after ​problems
revealed
to make ​known or show something that is ​surprising or that was ​previously ​secret
scope
the things that a particular activity, organization, subject, book, etc deals with
subsidiary
a ​company that is ​owned by a ​larger ​company
tape
a long thin plastic band on which you can record sounds, pictures, or information
trace
to find someone or something that you are looking for by asking questions and getting information
transformation
a change into someone or something completely different, or the process by which this happens
transport
a method of travelling or moving things from one place to another
underlying
real or basic causes, facts or ideas, although they are not obvious or directly stated
utility
a public service such as gas, water, or electricity that is used by everyone

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