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Academic A Vocabulary List 7 Definitions

Academic A Vocabulary List 7 Definitions Academic word meanings as presented in learner dictionary definitions sourced from: learnerdictionary.com
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approximately
r
for something to be close in value or amount but not precise
assistance
n
the act of helping or assisting someone: help or support
assumption
n
something that is believed to be true or probably true but that is not known to be true
code
n
a set of laws or regulations; a set of ideas or rules about how to behave
construct
v
to build or make; to make or create (something, such as a story or theory) by organizing ideas, words, etc.
core
n
the central part of something; the most important or basic part of something
creation
n
the act of making or producing something that did not exist
emphasis
n
a forceful quality in the way something is said or written; added force that is given to a word or syllable when speaking
enhance
v
to increase or improve
estimate
v
to give or form a general idea about the value, size, or cost or (something)
external
j
located, seen, or used on the outside or surface or something; coming from outside
framework
n
the basic structure of something; a supporting structure
fundamental
j
forming or relating to the most important part of something
hypothesis
n
an idea or theory that is not proven but that leads to further study or discussion
locate
v
to find the place or position of (something or someone); to put (something or someone) in a particular place
mechanism
n
a piece of machinery; a process or system that is used to produce a particular result
phase
n
a part or step in a process; a sort period of time during which a person behaves in a particular way
phenomenon
n
something that can be observed and studied and often is unusual or difficult to understand or explain fully
potential
n
a chance or possibility that something will happen or exist in the future
primarily
r
used to indicate the main purposes of something, reason for something, etc.
rely
v
to need (someone or something) for support, help, etc.; to expect (something) with confidence
technical
j
relating to the practical use of machines or science in industry, medicine, etc.
transition
n
a change from one state or condition to another
vary
v
to be different or to become different; to make (something) different
volume
n
an amount of something; the amount of space that is filled by something