Presentation on theme: "Wordlist 20 Franchising. 1. Approve (v.) Definition: to have a positive opinion of someone or something Synonym: accept, agree to, consent to Example:"— Presentation transcript:
1. Approve (v.) Definition: to have a positive opinion of someone or something Synonym: accept, agree to, consent to Example: She doesn't approve of my friends. Word Family: ap·prov·ed·ly, adverb ap·prov·ed·ness, noun ap·prov·ing·ly, adverb non·ap·proved, adjective pre·ap·prove, verb, pre·ap·proved, pre·ap·prov·ing.
2. Financial (Adj.) Definition: relating to money or how money is managed Synonym: monetary, economic Example: financial difficulties/success Word Family: fi·nan·cial·ly, adverb non·fi·nan·cial, adjective non·fi·nan·cial·ly, adverb pre·fi·nan·cial, adjective qua·si-fi·nan·cial, adjective
3. Commercial (adj.) Definition: related to buying and selling things Synonym: trading, business Example: The commercial future of the company looks very promising. Word Family: fi·nan·cial·ly, adverb non·fi·nan·cial, adjective non·fi·nan·cial·ly, adverb pre·fi·nan·cial, adjective qua·si-fi·nan·cial, adjective
4. Compete (v.) Definition: to take part in a race or competition Synonym: take part, participate, Example: The two athletes are competing for the gold medal. Word Family: com·pet·er, noun com·pet·ing·ly, adverb non·com·pet·ing, adjective out·com·pete, verb (used with object), out·com·pet·ed, out·com·pet·ing.
5. Contemporary (adj.) Definition: existing or happening now Synonym: concurrent Example: Although the play was written hundreds of years ago, it still has a contemporary (= modern) feel to it. Word Family: con·tem·po·rar·i·ly, adverb con·tem·po·rar·i·ness, noun non·con·tem·po·rar·y, adjective, noun, plural non·con·tem·po·rar·ies. post·con·tem·po·rar·y, adjective ul·tra·con·tem·po·rar·y, adjective, noun, plural ul·tra·con·tem·po·rar·ies.
6. Efficient (adj.) Definition: working or operating quickly and effectively in an organized way Synonym: systematic, structured Example: The city's transport system is one of the most efficient in Europe. Word Family: ef·fi·cient·ly, adverb non·ef·fi·cient, adjective non·ef·fi·cient·ly, adverb qua·si-ef·fi·cient, adjective qua·si-ef·fi·cient·ly, adverb
7. Eventually (adv.) Definition: in the end, especially after a long time or a lot of effort, problems, etc Synonym: finally, at last Example: It might take him ages but he'll do it eventually. Word Family:
8. Fellow (adj.) Definition: describes someone who has the same job or interests as you, or is in the same situation as you Synonym: peer, equal Example: She introduced me to some of her fellow students. Word Family:
9. Franchise (v.) Definition: to grant a right to sell a company's products in a particular area using the company's name Synonym: permit, licence Example: The catering has been franchised to a private company. Word Family: fran·chis·a·ble, adjective fran·chis·a·bil·i·ty, noun fran·chise·ment [fran-chahyz-muhnt, -chiz-] Show IPA, noun o·ver·fran·chised, adjective sub·fran·chise, noun, verb (used with object), sub·fran·chised, sub·fran·chis·ing.
10. Fulfil (v.) Definition: to do something that is expected, hoped for, or promised, or to cause it to happen Synonym: satisfy, conform Example: A school fails if it does not fulfil the needs/requirements of its pupils. Word Family:
11. Giant (adj.) Definition: unusually large, great, or strong Synonym: gigantic, huge Example: He bought a giant crab last night. Word Family:
12. Outlet (n.) Definition: a way, especially a pipe or hole, for liquid or gas to go out Synonym: opening, channel Example: a waste water outlet Word Family:
13. Permission (n.) Definition: If someone is given permission to do something, they are allowed to do it Synonym: authorization, consent, Example: You will need permission from your parents to go on the trip. Word Family: per·mis·sioned, adjective per·mis·so·ry, adjective non·per·mis·sion, noun self-per·mis·sion, noun
14. Reputation (n.) Definition: the opinion that people in general have about someone or something, or how much respect or admiration someone or something receives, based on past behaviour or character Synonym: stature, status Example: The company has a worldwide reputation for quality. Word Family: rep·u·ta·tion·al, adjective self-rep·u·ta·tion, noun
15. Restriction (n.) Definition: an official limit on something Synonym: limit, constraint, Example: At the turn of the century, Congress imposed/placed a height restriction of 13 storeys on all buildings in Washington. Word Family: non·re·stric·tion, noun o·ver·re·stric·tion, noun pre·re·stric·tion, noun pro·re·stric·tion, adjective self-re·stric·tion, noun
16. Strengthen (v.) Definition: to make something stronger or more effective, or to become stronger or more effective Synonym: reinforce, Example: They have been strengthening their border defences in preparation for war. Word Family: strength·en·er, noun strength·en·ing·ly, adverb o·ver·strength·en, verb pre·strength·en, verb (used with object) re·strength·en, verb
17. Uniformity (n.) Definition: the state of being the same; not changing or different in any way Synonym: Example: As in so many offices that you see, the walls and furniture are a uniform grey. Word Family: non·u·ni·form·i·ty, noun, plural non·u·ni·form·i·ties. pro·u·ni·form·i·ty, adjective