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proceed to start or continue an action or process →The building project is proceeding smoothly. period a particular length of time →His compares with a 4% increase for the same period last year. related connected with something/somebody in some way →Much of the crime in this area is related to drug abuse.
expert a person with special knowledge, skill or training in something →He's an expert at getting his own way. relation connection or similarity →There was little relation between the book and the movie. corporation an organization →She was elected to the board of directors of the corporation.
reputation the general opinion that people have about someone or something →His work in Congress won him a reputation as reliable and industrious. donate to give something →Some businesses have agreed to donate computers to schools. instead rather than; as an alternative →We went by train instead of by car.
strategy a plan that is intended to achieve a particular purpose →It's all part of an overall strategy to gain promotion. acquire to obtain or begin to have something →She acquired her love of the outdoors as a child. degree an amount or level of something →The house had also been damaged, but to a lesser degree.
vary to change in some way, or to cause similar things to differ →The value of stocks will vary from month to month. maintain to continue to have →You have to maintain a minimum balance in your checking account. accompany to go with someone or to exist at the same time as something →Students cannot leave the building during class hours unless they are accompanied by an adult.
contribute to help by providing money or support →Tourism contributes substantially to the local economy. registration a record of someone's name on an official list →Keep your car registration with the vehicle. inventory a written list of all the objects, furniture →The inventory will be disposed of over the next twelve weeks.
upcoming happening soon →Party officials met to nominate candidates for the upcoming election. anticipate to expect something →Our anticipated arrival time is 8:30. decrease to become or make something become smaller in size, number →The price of wheat has decreased by 5%.
duty sold without any tax added →I don't want you to visit me simply out of a sense of duty. similar looking or being almost the same, although not exactly →He used similar tactics to win the last election. further at or to a greater distance →Two miles further on we came to a small town.
forecast a statement of what is likely to happen in the future →The forecast is heavy rain for tomorrow. term a word or phrase used as the name of something →This budget plan is good for the long term but it hurts in the short term. significant important, large, or great →This election has a significant shift the center of power.
lecture a formal, prepared talk given to a group of people →Dr. James will give a lecture on world affairs. reliable that can be trusted to do something well →We are looking for someone who is reliable and hard-working. general affecting all or most people, places or things →This book is intended for the general reader.
salary money that employees receive for doing their job →She's on a salary of NT24000. prior happening or existing before something else or before a particular time →Visits are by prior arrangement. initial of or at the beginning/ first →The president’s initial popularity soon disappeared.
pour to make a substance flow →Pour the sugar into the bowl. retire to stop doing your job →He is retiring next year after 30 years with the company. disappoint to fail to satisfy someone’s hopes or expectations →I hate to disappoint you, but we don’t have the book you wanted.
determine to discover the facts about something →We should be allowed to determine our own future. campaign a plan consisting of a number of activities directed toward the achievement of an aim →He ran the governor’s campaign for reelection. audit an official examination of records →The agency is subject to regular financial audits.
source a place, person or thing that you get something from →The tiny window was the only source of light. attendant inspection attract