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AWL Sublist 3 - ISEP Reading 400

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comments
N./V.
remarks;
something that you say or write that expresses your opinion
convention
N.
a large formal meeting of people who do a particular job or have a similar interest, or a large meeting for a political party;
a usual or accepted way of behaving, especially in social situations, often following an old way of thinking or a custom in one particular society
published
Adj, V

to make information available to people, especially in a book, magazine or newspaper, or to produce and sell a book, magazine or newspaper
framework
N.
a supporting structure around which something can be built;
a system of rules, ideas or beliefs that is used to plan or decide something
implies
V.
to communicate an idea or feeling without saying it directly;
to involve something or make it necessary
negative
Adj.
expressing 'no'
dominant
Adj.
more important, strong or noticeable than anything else of the same type
illustrated
V. adj.
to show the meaning or truth of something more clearly, especially by giving examples
outcomes
N.
a result or effect of an action, situation, etc
constant
Adj.
happening a lot or all the time
shift
V. N.
to move the gears of a vehicle into different positions in order to make it go faster or slower
deduction
N.
when a decision or answer is reached by thinking about the known facts, or the decision that is reached
ensure
V.
to make something certain to happen
specify
V.
to state or describe something clearly and exactly
justification
N.
a good reason or explanation for something;
fund
N. V.
money needed or available to spend on something
reliance
N.
when you depend on or trust in something or someone
physical
Adj.
connected with the body
partnership
N.
the state of being a partner;
a company which is owned by two or more people
location
N.
a place or position
link
N. V.
a connection between two people, things or ideas
coordination
N.
the act of making all the people involved in a plan or activity work together in an organized way
alternative
N. something that is different from something else, especially from what is usual, and offering the possibility of choice
initial
Adj. N.
of or at the beginning;
the first letter of a name, especially when used to represent a name
validity
N.
based on truth or reason; able to be accepted;
A ticket or other document is valid if it is based on or used according to a set of official conditions which often include a time limit;
having legal force
task
N.
a piece of work to be done, especially one done regularly, unwillingly or with difficulty
technique
N.
a way of doing an activity which needs skill
exclude
V.
to prevent someone or something from entering a place or taking part in an activity;
to intentionally not include something
consent
N. V.
permission or agreement;
to agree to do something, or to allow someone to do something
proportion
N.
the number or amount of a group or part of something when compared to the whole;
the size, shape or level of something
demonstration
N.
to make a public expression that you are not satisfied about something, especially by marching or having a meeting;
when you show someone how to do something, or how something works
reaction
N.
behaviour, a feeling or an action that is a direct result of something else
criteria
N.
a standard by which you judge, decide about or deal with something
minorities
N.
any small group in society that is different from the rest because of their race, religion or political beliefs, or a person who belongs to such a group;
a smaller number or part
technology
N.
(the study and knowledge of) the practical, especially industrial, use of scientific discoveries
philosophy
N.
a group of theories and ideas related to the understanding of a particular subject
removed
V.
to force someone to leave an important job or a position of power because they have behaved badly or not in a way you approve of;
sex
N.
the state of being either male or female
the act of reproduction among living creatures
compensation
N.
money that is paid to someone in exchange for something that has been lost or damaged or for some problem
sequence
N.
a series of related things or events, or the order in which they follow each other
corresponding
Adj.
similar, or resulting from something else
maximum
N. Adj.
being the largest amount or number allowed or possible
circumstance
N. a fact or event that makes a situation the way it is;
events that change your life, over which you have no control;
instance
N.
a particular situation, event or fact, especially an example of something that happens generally;
to give something as an example
considerable
Adj.
large or of noticeable importance
sufficient
Adj.
enough for a particular purpose
corporate
Adj.
relating to a large company
interaction
N.
when two or more people or things communicate with or react to each other
contribution
N.
something that you do or give to help produce or achieve something together with other people, or to help make something successful
immigration
N.
when someone comes to live in a different country;
the process of examining your passport and other documents to make certain that you can be allowed to enter the country, or the place where this is done
component
N.
a part which combines with other parts to form something bigger
constraint
N.
something which controls what you do by keeping you within particular limits
technical
Adj.
relating to the knowledge, machines or methods used in science and industry
emphasis
N.
the particular importance or attention that you give to something;
the extra force that you give to a word or part of a word when you are saying it
scheme
N.
an officially organized plan or system;
a plan for getting an advantage for yourself, especially by deceiving others
layer
N. V.
a level of material, such as a type of rock or gas, which is different from the material above or below it, or a thin sheet of a substance;
to arrange something in layers (verb)
volume
N.
the amount of space that is contained within an object or solid shape;
the number or amount of something in general;
the level of sound produced by a television, radio, etc., or the switch or other device controlling this;
a book
document
N. V.
a paper or set of papers with written or printed information, especially of an official type;
a text that is written and stored on a computer
- to officially record an activity in writing (verb)
registered
V. Adj.
officially listed and accepted
core
N.
the basic and most important part of something