Pathways 3 LS, Units 3, 4, 5 and 6A

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trend
a general pattern
abroad (adv)
out of the country
emigrate
to leave your own country to live in another country
temporary
lasting for only a limited time
immigrant
people who come to live in a new country
permanent
lasting forever
original
first, earliest
negative (adj)
bad, unpleasant, harmful
community
a group of people living in a certain place or who are alike in some way
native (adj)
related to the place where one was born
assimilate
to become part of a different society and culture, to adopt its customs
generation
a group of people born and living during the same time
settle
to move to a place and make it your home
positive
good, useful or hopeful and confident
ancestor
a member of your family from a long time ago
ethnic
related to someone's race and culture
minority
a small group of people who are different from other people in their society
discrimination
the practice of treating one person or group differently from another in an unfair way
attitude
the way you think and feel about someone or something
retain
to continue to use or have something; to keep something
crack (n)
a line on the surface of something along which it has split but without breaking apart.
lack (of) (v)
shortage, when there isn't enough of something
deep (adj)
going far down from the top or from the surface
protect (v)
to keep someone or something safe from harm
dissolve (v)
to become part of a liquid
rare (adj)
not seen or found very often; unusual
erode (v)
if rock or soil erodes, its surface is gradually destroyed
sharp (adj)
having a very thin edge or point that can cut things easily
form (v)
bring together parts or combine to create (something).
stone (n)
rock, hard solid substance
compromise (n)
an agreement where each side gets some, but not all of what it wants
threat (n)
something that is likely to be harmful
edge (n)
lines or borders where surfaces end
constantly (adv)
happening all the time
surface (n)
the flat, top level of something
options (n)
possible choices
sufficient (adj)
enough
features (n)
important parts/qualities of something
balance (n)
equal amounts, state of equilibrium
basis (n)
the main reason for something
people who own something
owners (n.)
to work with other people to achieve a result
that is good for everyone involved
cooperate (v.)
a large amount of money and other valuable things
wealth (n.)
very different from each other
diverse (adj.)
a large or important project, especially one that is new or different
enterprise (n.)
someone who uses money and a new business idea to start a business
entrepreneur (n.)
description of something or someone that works well and produces the result intended or needed
effective (adj.)
a situation in which someone does not have enough money to pay for their basic needs
poverty (n.)
to receive money for work that you do
earn (v.)
to carefully consider a situation, person, or problem in order to make a decision
assess (v.)
paper money or metal coins
cash (n.)
money paid
payment (n.)
outside
external (adj.)
to be taken care of until grown up
be raised (v.)
things one sees or notices
observation (n.)
pieces of writing with short lines and carefully chosen words
poem (n.)
to print to be sold
publish (v.)
a sudden clear understanding of something or part of something, especially a complicated situation or idea
insight (n.)
having to do with government
political (adj.)
to represent or express something successfully, to catch
capture (v.)
something that has an effect on a person or situation
influence (n.)
to show that an attitude or situation exists
reflect (v)
trustworthy, proper, sensible
responsible (adj)
a result
outcome (n)
the movement of smthg or someone from one place or person to another
transfer (n) (v)
an instance of falling; a fall in amount/quality/rate
drop (n) (v)
an organization that gives money, goods, or help to people; kindness that one gives to others
charity (n)
a charge or payment that is set according to a standard scale
rate (n) (v)
an idea of how something is, or how something should be done
concept (n)
relating to the most basic and important parts of something
fundamental (adj)

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