73 terms

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adapter
(n) a device used to change the power from a socket to match the requirements of the appliance
appointment
(n) an arranged meeting, usually for some business purpose
appreciate
(v) to be thankful for something
assistance
(n) help, aid
block
(v) to place an object or stand in a way that nothing can get past
branch
(n) one of several offices or shops belonging to a larger group; part of a tree
company
(n) having another person with you
courier
(n) a person, working for a delivery company, who is paid to take letters and packages from one place to another
criticize
(v) to say what you think is wrong with something
feedback
(n) information to let people know about their performance, usually at work
improvement
(n) something that is better than a previous situation or version
included
(adj) part of the contents of a package, not separate, not requiring additional purchase
label
(n) a note attached to a product explaining some detail (e.g. the price)
participant
(n) a person taking in an event
plug (it) into/in
(v) to connect an electrical item to a socket
practical
(adj) having a real and clear use
purchase
(v) to buy something
replacement
(n) used in place of the original
request
(v) ask for
socket
(n) the place you plug electronic items into the wall in order to provide them with power
stock
(n) the number or amount of a product available to sell to customers
theoretical
(adj) based on ideas rather than experience; opposite of practical
apologize
(v) to say sorry for an action
boost
(v) to cause something to become better, larger or greater
cancel
(v) to request than an order or reservation be stopped
complimentary
(adj) offered without charge
deadline
(n) the final date a piece of work has to be completed by
getaway
(n) a short holiday or place where you can make a holiday
inconvenience
(n) something that causes trouble or a problem for other people
interrupt
(v) to cause something to be stopped, to break into someone's conversation suddenly
isolate
(v) to separate something from other things
neighborhood
(n) district where people live
outline
(v) to give a short general description of something
patience
(n) an ability to wait without becoming frustrated or annoyed
pleasantly
(adv) nicely, enjoyably
reduction
(n) a change from a larger to a smaller number or amount
refund
(n) money paid back to a customer for an unsatisfactory product or service
representative
(n) a company's agent
road conditions
(n) the state of the road, usually due to weather or volume of traffic
secluded
(adj) (of an area) hidden from sight, away from populated areas
target
(v) to aim at, to be intended for
tremendous
(adj) very good, or a very large amount
accommodation
(n) a place to live or stay
advantage
(n) something that gives you a better chance than another person of succes
aid
(v) to assist people in need of help, especially by giving money
(be) considered
(v) thought by many people
considerable
(adj) significant
convince
(v) to persuade someone
courier
(n) a person. working for a delivery company, who is paid to take letters and packages from one place to another
credit
(n) money available to borrow from banks or other financial institutions
distribution
(n) the way goods are delivered from the factory to the shops
donation
(n) gift, often of money, to a charity
downturn
(n) a change for the worse, usually of a country or company's economic situation
efficiently
(adv) well, without wasting time and resources
emergency
(n) a sudden and serious situation
immediate
without hesitation, connected to now
impact
(n) the effect one thing has on another
improve
(v) to make better
influential
(adj) having the ability to affect others
intently
(adj) with great concentration
optimistic
(adj) having a positive feeling about something
process
(v) to deal with
reach
(n) to communicate with someone by telephone
recommendation
(n) a suggestion, something thought to be a good idea
retirement
(n) time when you stop work because you have reached a certain age
roughly
(adv) approximately
select
(v) to choose
significant
(adj) important, considerable
simplify
(v) to make something less complicated
suggest
(v) to put forward an idea, to propose
underprivileged
(adj) poor and with less money and fewer opportunities than most people in society
welfare
(n) money paid by the government to help those unable to help themselves
work-life balance
(n) situation when a person is happy with the amount of time they spend at work and not at work