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to be or become successful, especially financially [= succeed, flourish]
successful, usually by earning a lot of money [=successful]
My father's business
the situation or experience of being poor.
to get away from a place, or a dangerous or bad situation [= flee].
a group of people within a society who have the same economic and social position.
There was a huge gap between
relating to trade, industry and the management of money.
money borrowed from a bank and has to be paid back [= debt].
to develop ideas and think of ways of solving problems..
in advance, before an event happens [=in advance].
people who are the same age.
an attempt to persuade someone by using influence, arguments, or threats.
to move something or someone upwards into the air [= raise].
[= term, requirement]
moral strength, a combination of qualities such as courage, loyalty, and honesty.
someone's ability to do something.
[= related, connected]
when you pay back money that you have borrowed.
so surprising you can hardly believe it [=astonishing, startling]
successful or achieving the results that you want [= efficient]
place trust (usually followed by 'on' or 'upon') [=rely]
most important [= main]
to completely get rid of something such as a disease or a social problem [= eliminate].
following the customs or ways of behaving that have continued in a group of people for a long time.
has no value, importance or use ≠ valuable
the right to enter a place, use something or see someone.
to show or prove something clearly.
[= whole, all ]
an organization that collects money to help people who are ill to provide money for an activity,
organization, event etc.
[= emphasis , concentration]
an amount of money given to someone, especially by the government, for a particular purpose.
someone who suffers because of something bad that happens.
cruel or violent treatment of someone.
the ability to read and write.
way, approach, strategy
to work with someone else to achieve something that you both want [= collaborate].
when you use words that are the opposite of what you really mean, often in order to be amusing.
to provide money, especially a lot of money, to pay for something [= fund]
to use time, energy, goods etc.
to damage something so badly that it no longer exists or cannot be used or repaired.
using more of something than you should, especially money, time or effort.
a single thing, especially one thing in a list, group, or set of things.
exactly the same or very similar
study of the mind or how it influences behavior.
more or more all the time.
to make someone believe something [= convince].
lack of strength, power or influence.
[= important, necessary]
to direct advertising, criticism or a product at someone [= aim].
a feeling of not being pleased or satisfied [=unhappiness].
to think about something carefully, especially before making a choice or decision.
to make someone angry by doing or saying something that they think is rude [= insult]
very rude or insulting and likely to upset people [=aggressive]
the air that you send out of your lungs when you breathe.
a liquid used to make your mouth smell fresh or to get rid of infection in your mouth.
the practice of keeping yourself and the things around you clean in order to prevent diseases [=cleanliness].
a type of thin thread that you use for cleaning between your teeth.
to be more important and valuable than something else.
a way of thinking about something that seems correct and realistic.
to use a particular situation to do or get what you want [= benefit].
a strong hope or wish [= hope, wish]
good-looking; pleasant to look at [=good-looking]
making you happy and interested [= interesting].
not afraid of taking risks or trying new things.
not based on clear thought and reason.
using good judgement [= fair, sensible].
unable to stop taking a harmful substance, especially a drug.
to continue to be in the same state or condition [=stay]
when something is liked, enjoyed or supported by many people [= admiration].
a machine usually with wheels and an engine which is used for transporting people or goods.
to invent or design something [=cause, produce, make, invent, design]
an advertisement on television or radio [=advertisement].
arranged or ordered well and carefully
a pleasant smell that something has [= fragrance]
a statement that something will happen in the future [= prediction].
a small solid piece of medicine that you swallow whole [ = tablet].
anti-obesity medications or weight loss drugs
the act of forcing or influencing someone to do something they do not want to do
to force someone to do something [=force]
to make something smaller or less in size, amount or price [= decrease].
a food item that is used with other foods in the preparation of a particular dish [= component]
produced by combining different artificial substances [= artificial]
The process used to
to damage something; physically hurt.
having a lot of influence and therefore changing the way people think and behave
very big in size or amount [= huge]
at the simplest or least developed level.
when you achieve what you want or intend.
admiration for someone or something that you believe has good ideas or qualities.