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ENG L4 vocabular W3-4

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accommodate
verb
if a room, building etc. can accommodate a particular number of people or things, it has enough space for them:

He bought a huge house to ------------- his library.
achieve
verb
to complete something successfully or get a good result, especially by working hard:

Miriam is trying to --------- very good results.
adapt
verb
to change something to make it suitable for a different purpose:

He wants to -------- stories and put them in a book to teach children.
administrator
noun
someone whose job involves managing the work of a company or organization:

As an -----------, she works long hours.
approach
noun
a method of doing something or dealing with a problem:

Task-based learning is a new ----------- to teaching languages.
aspect
noun
one part of a situation, plan, idea etc. that has many parts: feature

Dealing with people is the most important ----------- of my work.
betrayal
noun
When you go against your country, friends, or someone who trusts you:

The people criticized the new government for a serious --------- of their election promises.
circumstance
noun
the condition that affects a situation, action, event etc.:

Unless there is an unusual --------------, all students must be present on the day of the exam.
conduct
verb
to carry out a particular activity or process, especially in order to get information or prove facts:

We will ------------- a survey of consumer attitudes towards organic food.
confirm
verb
to show that something is definitely true, especially by providing more proof:

They are sure that the new evidence will ------------ the first witness' story.
consequence
noun
something that happens as a result of a particular action or set of conditions: outcome; result

Many believe that poverty is a direct ----------------- of overpopulation.
convince
verb
to make someone feel certain that something is true:

The lawyer had to ------------ jurors that his client had been nowhere near the scene of the murder.
debate
noun
discussion of a particular subject that often continues for a long time and in which people express different opinions:

There has been widespread public ------------ over the problems in Gaza.
deceit
noun
behavior that is intended to make someone believe something that is not true:

Her ----------- caused many people to lose money on the project.
decline
verb
to decrease in quantity or importance:

There has been a ----------- in car sales this year.
expert
noun
someone who has a special skill or special knowledge of a subject, gained as a result of training or experience:

He's a world ------------ on Islamic art.
goal
noun
something that you hope to achieve in the future; aim:

His -------- was to set up his own business.
issue
noun
a subject or problem that is often discussed or argued about, especially a social or political problem that affects the interests of a lot of people:

The ------------ of pollution is a serious problem for the government.
negative
adjective
harmful, unpleasant, not wanted:

There are many ------------ effects of eating fast food.
notion
noun
an idea, belief, or opinion:

The traditional ---------- of marriage goes back thousands of years.
overload
noun
too much of something:

Students often complain about an ----------- of homework.
psychologist
noun
someone who is trained in psychology:

The school ------------ helps any student with an emotional problem or stress.
psychology
noun
the study of the mind and how it influences people's behavior: (uncountable)

----------- has answered many questions about human behavior.
recall
verb
to remember a particular fact, event or situation from the past:

I can't --------- his name. Do you remember it?
recover
verb
to get better after an illness, accident, shock etc:

After a few days of fever, she began to ----------.
relevant
adjective
directly relating to the subject or problem being discussed or considered ≠ irrelevant:

We received all the ------------ information.
renowned
adjective
known and admired by many people:

He is ---------- as an excellent speaker.
retain
verb
to remember information:

I find it very difficult to --------- facts.
section
noun
one of the parts that something such as an object or place is divided into:

The area around Decoration Roundabout is a busy ---------- of Salwa road.
sternly
adverb
seriously showing strong disapproval of someone's behavior:

The mother ----------- disciplined her children.
subject
noun
a person or animal that is used in a test or experiment:

The ----------- of this experiment was a woman aged 35.
suspension
noun
when something is officially stopped for a period of time; when someone is not allowed to go to school, do their job, or take part in an activity for a period of time as a punishment:

He received a six-month ------------ for unprofessional behavior.
testimony
noun
a formal statement saying that something is true:

The judge listened to the ---------- of each person before making a decision.
underlying
adjective
the cause, idea etc. that is the most important, although it is not easily noticed:

There is an --------------- idea that younger workers are easier to train.
verdict
noun
an official decision made in a court of law, especially about whether someone is guilty of a crime:

The -------- was 'innocent', and the man was freed.
volunteer
noun
someone who does a job willingly without being paid:

A ------------ did most of the work on the project.