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IELTS general test is to measure English level to fit for daily living and working. To apply to migrate to English speaking countries including Australia, the UK, and New Zealand, people usually are asked to take this test. To reflect nature of this test, IELTS general vocabulary has its own attribute: related to basic living and social activities. Most of words in general test are common but from real scenarios, such as shopping in mall and renting an apartment. These words aren’t difficult for native English speakers. But for ESL, many people still need take courses to study before test day. This IELTS general word list is compiled to them. It will dramatically decrease studying time and increase chance to pass the test. In addition, these 4000 IELTS general words are basic for both IELTS tests. If you are academic test taker, you have to know this list as your fundamental vocabulary. Based on it, enrich IELTS academic vocabulary. To skim all words quickly, we don’t show definitions in word list, instead append a Look Up button after each word. This design helps you skip known words as fast as possible. Because this is a basic list, you know some of them more or less. In case you want definition, click the button, definition which is powered by wordnik, will show on demand.


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 IELTS General Word List - QuizMore Quizzes Show Quiz 
abroad  Read
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ad. in a place across an ocean
ad. far away from home or one's usual surroundings
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n. the English language as used in the United States
a. of or relating to or characteristic of the continents and islands of the Americas
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a. filled with regret or concern; used often to soften an unpleasant statement
a. having feelings of aversion or unwillingness
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n. a public promotion of some product or service
n. the business of drawing public attention to goods and services
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v. put in effect
n. the state of being active
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n. a public promotion of some product or service
n. the business of drawing public attention to goods and services
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v. come into the possession of
v. grow by addition
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ad. at any time or in any event
ad. without variation or change, in every case
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a. (of the elements) as if showing violent anger
a. feeling or showing anger
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v. convert into ashes
n. strong elastic wood of any of various ash trees; used for furniture and tool handles and sporting goods such as baseball bats
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n. the performance of stunts while in flight in an aircraft
n. the gymnastic moves of an acrobat
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n. the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed
n. the act of troubling or annoying someone
add  Read
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n. the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed
n. the act of troubling or annoying someone
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v. bestow a quality on
v. make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of
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a. frightening because of an awareness of danger
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n. a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
n. a vaguely specified concern
advertisement  Read
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v. make a proposal, declare a plan for something
v. inform (somebody) of something
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n. a public promotion of some product or service
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a. frightening because of an awareness of danger
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n. an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
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v. convert into ashes
n. strong elastic wood of any of various ash trees; used for furniture and tool handles and sporting goods such as baseball bats
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v. make a proposal, declare a plan for something
v. inform (somebody) of something
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n. the English language as used in the United States
a. of or relating to or characteristic of the continents and islands of the Americas
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a. (of the elements) as if showing violent anger
a. feeling or showing anger
ambient  Read
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v. bestow a quality on
v. make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of
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a. completely enveloping
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v. convert into ashes
n. strong elastic wood of any of various ash trees; used for furniture and tool handles and sporting goods such as baseball bats
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n. the act of initiating hostilities
n. deliberately unfriendly behavior
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v. convert into ashes
n. strong elastic wood of any of various ash trees; used for furniture and tool handles and sporting goods such as baseball bats
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v. stop sleeping
v. cause to become awake or conscious
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v. present with a bias
v. seek indirectly
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v. come into the possession of
v. grow by addition
antonymous  Read
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a. of words: having opposite meanings
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v. bestow a quality on
v. make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of
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n. the English language as used in the United States
a. of or relating to or characteristic of the continents and islands of the Americas
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ad. from appearances alone
ad. unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly')
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n. someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
n. the referent of an anaphor; a phrase or clause that is referred to by an anaphoric pronoun
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n. the act of initiating hostilities
n. deliberately unfriendly behavior
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n. the nations of the Asian continent collectively
n. the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
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a. being up to particular standard or level especially in being up to date in knowledge
ad. alongside each other, facing in the same direction
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Read [Esc] ad. used of movement to or among many different places or in no particular direction
ad. (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct


Spelling Word: about
Read [Esc] ad. in a place across an ocean
ad. far away from home or one's usual surroundings


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Read [Esc] v. come into the possession of
v. grow by addition


Spelling Word: accrued
Read [Esc] v. perform on a stage or theater
v. have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected


Spelling Word: act
Read [Esc] a. deserving of the highest esteem or admiration
a. inspiring admiration or approval


Spelling Word: admirable
Read [Esc] n. an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets


Spelling Word: aeroplane
Read [Esc] n. a commercial enterprise that provides scheduled flights for passengers
n. a hose that carries air under pressure


Spelling Word: airline
Read [Esc] n. habitual intoxication; prolonged and excessive intake of alcoholic drinks leading to a breakdown in health and an addiction to alcohol such that abrupt deprivation leads to severe withdrawal symptoms
n. an intense persistent desire to drink alcohol...


Spelling Word: alcoholism
Read [Esc] n. a share set aside for a specific purpose
n. the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan


Spelling Word: allocation
Read [Esc] a. marked by the appetites and passions of the body
n. a living organism characterized by voluntary movement


Spelling Word: animal