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Unlock 4 Unit 7 RW & LS Vocabulary

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anticipation
a feeling of excitement about something that is going to happen in the near future
contribution
something you do to help produce or achieve something together with other people
maintenance
the work needed to keep a road, building, machine, etc. in good condition
transformation
a complete change in the appearance or character of something or someone
abandonment
to leave a place, thing, or person, usually for ever
conversion
changing something from one thing to another
acquisition
the process of getting something
expansion
the increase of something in size, number, or importance
primarily
mainly
function
the way in which something works or operates
residential
where you live, private houses
civilized
a society or country that has a well developed system of government, culture, and way of life
impractical
something that cannot be done or used easily or effectively
icon
a very famous person or thing considered as representing a set of beliefs or a way of life
tile
a thin piece of baked clay, plastic, etc. used for covering roofs, floors, walls, etc.
architect
a person whose job is to design new buildings and make certain that they are built correctly
tomb
a large stone structure or underground room where someone is buried
marble
a type of very hard rock
reflect
to show, express, or be a sign of something
extensive
covering a large area; having a great range
chain
a length of rings usually made of metal that are connected together
install
to put furniture, a machine, or a piece of equipment into position and make it ready to use
straw
the dried, yellow stems of crops such as wheat
solar panels
a device that changes energy from the sun into electricity
efficiency
he good use of time and energy in a way that does not waste any
green
relating to the protection of the environment
mud
earth that has been mixed with water
affordable
not expensive
durable
able to last a long time without becoming damaged
compromise
an agreement in an argument change their opinion in order to agree
warehouse
a large building for storing things before they are sold, used, or sent out to shops
acquire
to get something
potential
someone or something's ability to develop, achieve or succeed
thriving
very healthy or successful
abandoned
left behind or left without care and protection
trendy
modern and influenced by the most recent fashions or ideas
feature
a part of a building or an area of land
transform
to completely change the appearance or character or someone or something
maintain
to keep or continue to have
controversial
causing disagreement or discussion
ambitious
needing a lot of skill and effort to be achieved or be successful
envisage
to imagine something in the future
reflect
to show, express or be a sign of something
wasteland
an empty area of land that is not being used in any way
brick
a rectangular block of hard material used for building walls and houses
construction
the work of building or making something, especially buildings, bridges, etc.
preserve
to keep something as it is, especially to prevent it from decaying or being damaged or destroyed
complex
a large building with various connected rooms or a related group of buildings
landmark
a building or place that is easily recognized, especially one that you can use to know where you are
development
the process in which someone or something grows or changes and becomes more advanced
heritage
traditions, languages, or buildings, that were created in the past and still have historical importance
structure
something that has been made or build from parts, especially a large building
world-class
one of the best that there are of that type in the world
boast
to have or own something to be proud of
span
the length of something from one end to the other
architecture
the art and practice of designing and making buildings
concerned
worried
adequate
enough or satisfactory for a particular purpose
current
of the present time
existing
used to refer to something that exists now
appropriate
suitable or right for a particular situation or occasion
sympathetic
agreeing with, fitting in with