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Academic A Vocabulary List 5 Definitions

Academic A Vocabulary List 5 Definitions
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capacity
n
the ability to hold or contain people or things, the ability to do something
commitment
n
a promise to do or give something, a promise to be loyal to someone or something
conclude
v
to stop or finish, to form or state (an opinion), to complete (something, such as a business deal)
consequence
n
something that happens as a result of a particular action or set of conditions
contrast
n
something that is different from another thing, a difference between people or things that are being compared
device
n
an object, machine; or piece of equipment that has been made for some special purpose
emerge
v
to become known or apparent; to rise or appear from a hidden or unknown place or condition
emphasize
v
to give special attention to (something)
ensure
v
to make (something) sure, certain, or safe
evaluate
v
to judge the value or condition of (someone or something) in a careful and thoughtful way
facility
n
something (such as a building or large piece of equipment) that is built for a specific purpose
focus
n
a subject that is being discussed or studied, a main purpose or interest
generate
v
to produce (something) or cause (something) to be produced; to be the cause of or reason for (something)
institute
n
an organization created for a particular purpose (such as research or education)
internal
j
existing or located on the inside of something, coming from inside; existing or occurring within your body
interpretation
n
the act or result of explaining or interpreting something; a particular way of performing something
journal
n
a book in which you write down your personal experiences and thoughts; a newspaper
mental
j
of or relating to the mind; relating to or affected by an illness of the mind
notion
n
an idea or opinion, an idea about doing something
perceive
v
to notice or become aware of (something); to think of (someone or something) as being something stated
regional
j
to occur in a particular part of a country, of the world, or part of the body
requirement
n
something that is needed or that must be done; something that is necessary for something else to happen
sector
n
an area of an economy; an area for which someone is responsible
select
v
to choose
visual
j
relating to seeing or to the eyes
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