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english words part 2
Terms in this set (48)
a public celebration when musical bands, brightly decorated vehicles etc move down the street.
an amount of money paid regularly by the government or company to someone who does not work any more because of age or illness.
extra payment or a benefit such as goods, meals or a car that you get legally from your work in addition to your wages
an official written statement giving you the right to do something.
continuing to do sth in a determined way; continuing to exist , especially for longer than you would like
the people who work in a company, organization, or military force.
able to make other people believe something or do what you ask.
a problem or difficulty that is likely to happen in a particular situation, a thing that may cause problems
a small amount of money that parents give regularly to their children, usually every week or month.
to exist in a way that may cause a problem, danger, difficulty, to create a difficult or dangerous situation
a job, especially an important one in a large organization.
to be in charge of a formal event, organization, ceremony etc.
a job that needs a high level of education and training.
a move to a more important job or position in a company or organization.
an important or official statement that gives people information about sth
arriving, happening, or being done at exactly the time that has been arranged
to follow a course of activity or try to achieve something; to chase someone in order to catch him
loss of one's job due to financial reasons or because one is no longer needed
strong, able to recover easily from setbacks
good at finding ways of dealing with practical problems, able to use initiative
to make something return to its former state or condition
giving you satisfaction, pleasure or profit
stiff and not moving or bending, unchangeable, fixed
money that you receive as payment from the organization you work for, usually paid to you every month.
someone whose job is to guard money or a building.
working for yourself and not employed by a company.
a period of work time in a factory, hospital, etc. where some people work during the day and some at night; a change in the way people think about something, in the way something is done etc.
the ability to do something well, especially because you have learned and practised it.
hard or firm, with a fixed shape, and not a liquid or gas.
black powder that is produced when something is burnt.
the people who work for an organization.
someone whose work is repairing towers, tall chimneys etc.
a person or organization whose job is to buy and sell shares, bonds etc for people.
to injure a muscle or part of your body by using it too much or making it work too hard.
the way in which the parts of something are connected with each other and form a whole, or the thing that these parts make up.
a set of questions that you ask a large number of people in order to find out about their opinions or behaviour.
someone employed in the past to walk around the streets of a town, shouting news, warnings etc.
to find someone or something that has disappeared by searching for them carefully.
the activity of buying, selling, or exchanging goods within a country or between countries.
someone who is being trained for a job
work in the evenings so that you cannot spend time with family or friends.
including all the latest information.
a job that is available for someone to start doing.
unclear because someone does not give enough detailed information or does not say exactly what they mean.
to let fresh air into a room, building etc.
money you earn that is paid according to the number of hours, days, or weeks that you work.
to use more money, time, energy etc than is useful or sensible.
a belief or feeling etc that is well-founded is based on facts or good judgment
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