20 terms

Academic Word List Exam practice

adapt / adapter
become adjusted to new conditions
differentiate / diferenciar
identify differences between (two or more things or people)
estimate / estimar
roughly calculate or judge the value, number, quantity,
evident / evidente
plain or obvious; clearly seen or understood
indicate / indicar
point out; show
interpret / interpretar
explain the meaning of (information, words, or actions) OR
translate orally or into sign language the words of a person speaking a different language
require / exigir
need for a particular purpose
compensate / compensar
give (someone) something, typically money, in recognition of loss, suffering, or injury incurred;
imply / implicar
strongly suggest the truth or existence of (something not expressly stated)
amend / emender
make better; improve
consult / consultar
seek information or advice from (someone with expertise in a particular area)
discreet / discreto
not likely to be seen or noticed by many people
entity / entidad
something that exists by itself : something that is separate from other things
liberal / liberal
not opposed to new ideas or ways of behaving that are not traditional or widely accepted
reject / rechazar
to refuse to believe, accept, or consider (something)
convert / convertir
to change (something) into a different form or so that it can be used in a different way
eliminate / eliminar
to remove (something that is not wanted or needed) : to get rid of (something)
extract / extraer
to remove (something) by pulling it out or cutting it out
infer / inferir
to form (an opinion) from evidence : to reach (a conclusion) based on known facts
prohibit / prohibir
to say that (something) is not allowed