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Academic Word List - Group 3

Headwords 121 - 180 of the Academic Word List
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Alternative
Something you can choose to do instead of something else
Circumstance
The facts or conditions that affect a situation
Comment
Written or spoken text giving an opinion
Compensation
Something that removes the bad effect of something that happened, especially money
Component
An individual part of something
Consent
Permission to do something
Considerable
Large in size or quantity or degree
Constant
Continuous or regular over a long period
Constraint
A limit on something
Contribution
Something that you give or do that helps someone to achieve something
Convention
The generally accepted way of doing things, or a formal agreement on how to do something
Coordination
The process of organizing things so that they work well together
Core
The most important or basic part of something, or the centre of something
Corporate
Relating to a corporation or large company
Corresponding
Related to something similar
Criteria
Standards that are used for judging something or making a decision
Deduction
Something that you know from the information that you have available, or taking away from a total
Demonstrate
To show someone how to do something or how something works, or that it is true
Document
Paper containing official information
Dominant
More important or powerful than the other things of the same type
Emphasis
Special importance or attention that is given to one thing in particular
Ensure
To make certain that something happens or is done
Exclude
To deliberately not include something
Framework
A set of principles or rules
Fund
An amount of money that you collect or invest
Illustrate
To show or explain something using examples or pictures
Immigration
The process of entering a country in order to live there permanently
Imply
To show or suggest that something exists or is true
Initial
Happening at the beginning of a process or when you first hear about it
Instance
An example of something happening
Interact
Communicating with other things or people, or affecting each other
Justification
A reason why something is correct and morally right
Layer
An amount or sheet of a substance that covers a surface, or lies between two things
Linked
Related or connected in some way, or one causes the other
Location
The place or position where something is
Maximum
The largest possible amount in size or number
Minority
A group of people or things forming less than half of the larger group
Negative
Expressing disagreement or criticism
Outcome
The final result of an activity or process
Partnership
A relationship between two or more people or groups that work together
Philosophy
Studies of the meanings of things
Physical
Relating to the body, rather than to the mind. Able to be seen and touched.
Proportion
The quantity of something that is part of the whole, or the relationship between two or more parts
Publish
To make information available for everyone to read
Reaction
Feelings or behaviour as a result of something that happens
Registered
Information put on an official list, or shown as measurement on a piece of equipment
Reliance
Depending on something or someone
Remove
To take someone or something away from a place
Scheme
A plan that is developed by a government or large organization
Sequence
A set of related things that happen or are arranged in a particular order
Sex
Males and females, considered as different groups
Shift
To change or move something
Specify
To explain in a detailed and exact way
Sufficient
As much as is needed
Task
Something that you have to do, often something difficult
Technical
Using skills or knowledge that are specialist
Technique
A method of doing something using a special skill that you have developed
Technology
Scientific knowledge that is used for practical purposes
Valid
Legally or officially acceptable, reasonable
Volume
The amount of something, especially space contained in something