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abbreviate
abbreviation
abnormal
aboard
abort
abrasion
abrasive
abrupt
absence
absentee
absolute
absolutely
absorb
absorption
abstract
absurd
abundance
abundant
abuse
academic
accelerate
accelerated
accessory
accidental
accommodate
accompany
accomplished
accountable
accountant
accounting
accumulate
accuracy
accurate
achieve
acid
acidic
acidity
acquaintance
acquire
acquisition
activate
actual
actually
actuate
acumen
acupuncture
acute
adapt
adaptation
addict
adequate
adhere
adhesive
adjoining
adjunct
adjustment
administer
administration
administrative
administrator
admire
admission
admit
advancement
adventure
adventurer
adventurous
adversely
adversity
advertise
advocate
aerodynamics
affected
affective
affinity
afflict
afford
aggravate
aggregation
agile
agility
agony
agreeable
agriculture
ailment
aim
aircraft
airsickness
akin
alchemy
alder
alert
alienate
alike
allegation
allegiance
alliteration
allowance
alloy
allude
alone
alongside
alter
alteration
alternate
alternately
alternation
alternative
altitude
aluminum
amateur
amaze
amazement
ambience
ambitious
ambivalence
ambivalent
amble
amenable
amends
amenity
ammunition
amnesia
amount
ample
amuse
analogy
analysis
anarchist
anchor
anecdote
anesthetic
angular
announcer
annoy
annual
annually
anthem
anthropology
antibiotic
anticipate
anticipation
antiquate
antiquated
antique
antiquity
antiseptic
apology
apparent
appendix
applaud
appointment
appreciation
apprentice
approval
approve
apt
aptitude
aquamarine
aquarium
arbitrary
arboreal
arc
arch
archaeological
archaeology
architect
architectural
archives
arena
aria
arise
arithmetic
armor
armored
arms
arrange
array
arsenal
artery
articulate
artificial
artillery
artisan
ascent
aspect
assassination
assemble
assess
asset
assign
assignment
associate
association
assorted
assortment
assume
assumption
assurance
assure
astonish
astonishing
astounding
astronomy
astute
asylum
asymmetrical
atheist
athlete
atlas
atomic
atomization
atrophy
attach
attack
attempt
attendance
attendant
attribute
audible
audience
audit
audition
auditorium
augment
aurora
authentic
authenticate
author
authorize
autobiographical
automated
automatic
automobile
automotive
autonomous
avalanche
avenue
average
averse
avert
aviator
avocation
avoid
awareness
axis

Word and Definition List


abbreviate: Read
v. Syn. shorten
(省略) make shorter; reduce to shorter form intended to represent full form, as for word or phrase

abbreviation: Read
n.
(略称は) shortening something by omitting parts of it

abnormal: Read
a. Syn. anomalous; unusual
(異常) unusual; not typical; not normal

aboard: Read
ad.
(船) on a ship, train, plane or other vehicle; in or into a group, organization, or business

abort: Read
v. Syn. failure; terminate
(中止) stop; terminate before completion; terminate a pregnancy

abrasion: Read
n. Syn. scratch; friction
(摩耗) scratch; friction

abrasive: Read
a.
(研磨) rubbing away; tending to grind down

abrupt: Read
a. Syn. sudden; unforeseen
(突然) broken off; very steep; having sudden transitions from one subject to another

absence: Read
n.
(不在) state of being absent; state of being away

absentee: Read
n.
(不在は) one who is absent or not in residence

absolute: Read
a. Syn. complete; certain
(逃げる廃止絶対) perfect in quality or nature; complete; totally unlimited; certain

absolutely: Read
ad. Syn. utterly; definitely
(絶対) utterly; definitely

absorb: Read
v. Syn. monopolize; receive
(吸収) assimilate or incorporate; suck or drink up; occupy full attention

absorption: Read
n. Syn. assimilation; reception
(吸収) process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion; state of mental concentration

abstract: Read
a. Syn. theoretical; abstruse
(抽象) theoretical; not concrete; not applied or practical; difficult to understand

absurd: Read
a. Syn. preposterous; ridiculous; foolish
(不条理) preposterous; ridiculously incongruous or unreasonable; foolish

abundance: Read
n. Syn. profusion; richness
(豊富) great or plentiful amount; fullness to overflowing

abundant: Read
a. Syn. plentiful
(豊富) plentiful; possessing riches or resources

abuse: Read
n. Syn. misuse
(濫用) improper use or handling; misuse

academic: Read
a. Syn. scholarly; collegiate; theoretical
(学術) related to school; not practical or directly useful; relating to scholarly organization; based on formal education

accelerate: Read
v. Syn. speed; hasten
(加速) move faster; cause to develop or progress more quickly; occur sooner than expected

accelerated: Read
a. Syn. rapid
(加速) rapid; caused to move faster

accessory: Read
n. Syn. adjunct; appendage
(アクセサリー) additional object; useful but not essential thing; subordinate or supplementary item

accidental: Read
a. Syn. unexpected; unforeseen
(偶然) unexpected; unforeseen

accommodate: Read
v. Syn. adapt; oblige
(対応) do a favor or service for; provide for; supply with; make suitable; adapt; allow for

accompany: Read
v.
(添付) travel with; be associated with

accomplished: Read
a. Syn. skilled; experienced
(達成) skilled; experienced; having many social graces; polished or refined

accountable: Read
a.
(責任) liable to being called to account; answerable; responsible; something that can be explained

accountant: Read
n.
(会計士) one who maintains and audits business accounts

accounting: Read
n.
(会計) system that provides quantitative information about finances

accumulate: Read
v. Syn. collect
(蓄積) pile up; collect; mount up; increase

accuracy: Read
n.
(精度) quality of nearness to the truth or the true value

accurate: Read
a. Syn. precise; correct
(正確) capable of providing a correct reading or measurement; performing with care and precision

achieve: Read
v. Syn. accomplish; fulfill
(全体) gain with effort; accomplish; fulfill

acid: Read
n.
(達成) sour; water-soluble compounds having a sour taste; quality of being sarcastic, bitter, or scornful

acidic: Read
a.
(酸性) tasting sour like acid; being or containing an acid

acidity: Read
n.
(酸味) pH values below 7; taste experience when something acidic is taken into the mouth

acquaintance: Read
n.
(知人) personal knowledge or information about someone or something

acquire: Read
v. Syn. obtain; gain
(取得) gain through experience or effort; gain possession of; locate with tracking system

acquisition: Read
n. Syn. acquirement; attainment
(知らせる被告アクティブ) act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something

activate: Read
v. Syn. encourage; stimulate
(全体) make active or more active; stimulate; make radioactive

actual: Read
a. Syn. true; real
(加速実際) true; real; being, existing, or acting at the present moment; current

actually: Read
ad. Syn. truly; really
(実際) truly; really; in fact

actuate: Read
v. Syn. motivate; activate
(作動) put into motion or action; activate

acumen: Read
n. Syn. acuteness; insight
(洞察) mental keenness; quickness of perception

acupuncture: Read
n.
(鍼灸) treatment of pain or disease by inserting the tips of needles at specific points on the skin

acute: Read
a. Syn. keen; sharp
(急性) quickly perceptive; keen; having a sharp point or tip; extremely sharp or severe

adapt: Read
v. Syn. alter; modify
(適応) make fit for; change to suit a new purpose

adaptation: Read
n. Syn. modification; adjustment
(適応) modification; alteration or adjustment in structure or habits

addict: Read
v.
(買収中毒) cause someone to become dependent; indulge in; be devoted to

adequate: Read
a. Syn. sufficient; enough
(十分) sufficient; enough to meet a purpose

adhere: Read
v. Syn. stick; bond
(付着) stick fast; stick to firmly; be compatible or in accordance with

adhesive: Read
a. Syn. sticky; glutinous
(接着剤) sticky; glutinous; tending to persist

adjoining: Read
a. Syn. neighboring; adjacent
(隣接) neighboring; being in contact at some point or line; joining to

adjunct: Read
n. Syn. addition; accessory
(支持) something added on or attached generally nonessential or inferior

adjustment: Read
n.
(調整) making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances

administer: Read
v. Syn. govern; supervise
(管理) govern; supervise; give or apply medications

administration: Read
n. Syn. management; supervision; executive
(管理) management; supervision; people who are in charge for management; activity of government for powers and duties

administrative: Read
a.
(管理者) of or relating to or responsible for administration

administrator: Read
n.
(管理者) one who manages a government agency or department

admire: Read
v. Syn. esteem; appreciate
(感心) regard with wonder or astonishment; view with surprise; marvel at

admission: Read
n. Syn. admittance; entrance; access
(入学案内) act or practice of admitting; power or permission to enter

admit: Read
v.
(認めざる) permit to enter; receive; provide the right or a means of entrance to

advancement: Read
n. Syn. progress; promotion
(昇進) progress; promotion; forward step; improvement

adventure: Read
n. Syn. risk; venture
(冒険) something happens without design; chance; hazard; risk; danger

adventurer: Read
n.
(冒険) one who enjoys exciting, dangerous activities, often in foreign countries

adventurous: Read
a. Syn. valiant; venturesome
(冒険) valiant; venturesome; inclined or willing to incur hazard or engage in adventures

adversely: Read
ad. Syn. negatively; detrimentally
(悪影響) negatively; in an adverse manner; oppositely; inimically; offensively; unfortunately

adversity: Read
n. Syn. poverty; misfortune
(逆境を) state of misfortune, hardship, or affliction; misfortune

advertise: Read
v. Syn. notify
(広告) give notice to; inform or apprise; make known; give public notice of

advocate: Read
v. Syn. urge; support
(支持) speak, plead, or argue in favour of; plead for; push for something

aerodynamics: Read
n.
(力学) study of how objects move through the air or water

affected: Read
a. Syn. artificial; pretended
(影響) speaking or behaving in artificial way; emotionally stirred or moved; infected or attacked

affective: Read
a. Syn. sentimental
(感情) sentimental; emotional; emotionally charged

affinity: Read
n. Syn. kinship
(親和) natural attraction, liking, or feeling of kinship; relationship by marriage

afflict: Read
v. Syn. plague; suffer; torment
(苦しめる) cause pain, suffering or distress

afford: Read
v. Syn. pay; risk
(余裕) pay; provide; have the financial means for; bear the cost of

aggravate: Read
v. Syn. worsen; exacerbate
(悪化) worsen; make worse or more troublesome

aggregation: Read
n.
(集計) several things grouped together or considered as a whole

agile: Read
a. Syn. nimble; brisk
(アジャイル) moving quickly and lightly; mentally quick

agility: Read
n.
(敏捷性) mentally quick; moving quickly and lightly

agony: Read
n.
(悩み) extreme pain of mind or body; anguish; last struggle of life; death struggle

agreeable: Read
a. Syn. pleasing; acceptable
(快適) ready to consent or submit; acceptable

agriculture: Read
n.
(農業) practice of cultivating the land or raising stock

ailment: Read
n. Syn. sickness; illness; affliction
(疾患) sickness; illness; affliction

aim: Read
n. Syn. objective; object; plan
(目的) point or direct towards an object or spot with the intent of hitting it

aircraft: Read
n.
(航空機) vehicle that can fly, such as an airplane, helicopter, balloon

airsickness: Read
n.
(酔い) motion sickness experienced while traveling by air

akin: Read
a. Syn. related; similar
(似) of the same kin; related by blood

alchemy: Read
n.
(錬金術) medieval chemistry; magical or mysterious power or process of transforming

alder: Read
n.
(ハンノキ) north temperate shrubs or trees having toothed leaves and cone like fruit

alert: Read
n.
(情報) warning serves; alarm; condition of heightened watchfulness or preparation for action

alienate: Read
v. Syn. estrange; transfer; separate
(疎外) cause to become unfriendly or hostile; transfer property or ownership; isolate or dissociate emotionally

alike: Read
a. Syn. similar; resembling
(似) similar; in the same manner or to the same degree

allegation: Read
n.
(主張) suggestion without proof that someone has done something wrong

allegiance: Read
n. Syn. loyalty; fidelity
(忠誠) loyalty to a nation, sovereign, or cause; fidelity to any person or thing; devotion

alliteration: Read
n.
(頭韻法) repetition of beginning sound in poetry

allowance: Read
n. Syn. authorization; permission
(手当) approval; act of allowing, granting, or admitting

alloy: Read
n. Syn. mixture; amalgam
(合金) mixture; combination of diverse things

allude: Read
v. Syn. imply; refer
(ほのめかす) refer casually or indirectly, or by suggestion

alone: Read
a. Syn. solitary; by oneself
(単独) solitary; by oneself

alongside: Read
ad.
(横) along or by the side; side by side with

alter: Read
v. Syn. modify; change; convert
(変更) modify; cause to change; make different; convert

alteration: Read
n. Syn. renovation; change
(変更) passage from one form or state to another; change

alternate: Read
a. Syn. substitute
(代替) happening or following in turns; succeeding each other continuously; substitute

alternately: Read
ad.
(交互) one after another; succeeding by turns

alternation: Read
n.
(交代) successive change from one thing or state to another and back again

alternative: Read
a.
(代替) one of two or more things, ideas or courses of action that may be used; option; choice

altitude: Read
n. Syn. elevation; height
(高度) elevation especially above sea level; height

aluminum: Read
n.
(アルミ) silvery ductile metallic element

amateur: Read
a. Syn. nonprofessional; inexpert
(アマチュア) nonprofessional; lacking the skill of a professional, as in an art

amaze: Read
v. Syn. stun; astonish; shock
(驚か) astonish; affect with wonder

amazement: Read
n. Syn. wonder; surprise
(驚き) wonder; state of extreme surprise or wonder; astonishment

ambience: Read
n. Syn. environment; atmosphere
(雰囲気) particular environment or surrounding influence; atmosphere of environment

ambitious: Read
a. Syn. aspiring; enterprising
(意欲) aspiring; having a strong desire for success or achievement

ambivalence: Read
n.
(曖昧) state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes, such as love and hate

ambivalent: Read
a. Syn. mixed; contradictory
(曖昧) mixed; experiencing or expressing opposing or contradictory feelings

amble: Read
n. Syn. stroll
(ぶらぶら歩く) moving at an easy pace; walk slowly or leisurely

amenable: Read
a. Syn. responsible; accountable
(従順) responsive to advice or suggestion; responsible to higher authority; willing to comply with; agreeable

amends: Read
n.
(補償) compensation for a loss or injury; recompense; reparation

amenity: Read
n.
(アメニティ) pleasantness resulting from agreeable conditions

ammunition: Read
n. Syn. weapon
(弾薬) military stores or provisions; articles used in weapons, as powder, balls, shot, shells

amnesia: Read
n.
(健忘) partial or total loss of memory, usually resulting from shock or illness

amount: Read
n. Syn. quantity; sum
(量) total of two or more quantities; aggregate; sum

ample: Read
a. Syn. abundant
(豊富) more than enough in size or scope or capacity; fairly large

amuse: Read
v. Syn. absorb; distract; bewilder
(アミューズ) occupy in an agreeable, pleasing, or entertaining fashion; cause laughter or be funny; delude or deceive

analogy: Read
n. Syn. similarity; parallelism
(類推) similarity in some respects; comparison based on similarity

analysis: Read
n. Syn. study; investigation
(分析) study; investigation; process of breaking down a substance into its constituent parts

anarchist: Read
n. Syn. rebel
(アナーキスト) person who seeks to overturn established government; advocate of abolishing authority

anchor: Read
v. Syn. fasten
(アンカー) secure or fasten firmly; be fixed in place; narrate or coordinate

anecdote: Read
n. Syn. episode; story
(逸話) short account of amusing or interesting event; short narrative; secret story of history or biography

anesthetic: Read
n.
(麻酔) substance that causes loss of sensation; producing temporary loss or impairment of feeling

angular: Read
a.
(角度) sharp-cornered; consisting of an angle or angles; stiff in manner

announcer: Read
n.
(アナウンサー) one who proclaims a message publicly

annoy: Read
v. Syn. disturb; irritate
(イライラ) disturb, especially by minor irritations; irritate

annual: Read
a.
(年間) occurring or payable every year

annually: Read
ad. Syn. yearly
(年間) yearly; each year; returning every year; year by year

anthem: Read
n. Syn. song; hymn
(国歌) song of praise or patriotism; song of devotion or loyalty

anthropology: Read
n.
(人類学) social science that studies origins and social relationships of human beings

antibiotic: Read
a. Syn. antibacterial
(抗生物質) of or relating to chemical substance that kills microorganisms and cures infections

anticipate: Read
v. Syn. expect; predict
(予想) act in advance of; deal with ahead of time; predict

anticipation: Read
n. Syn. expectation
(予想) something expected; pleasurable expectation; wishing with confidence

antiquate: Read
v.
(antiquateは) make obsolete or old-fashioned

antiquated: Read
a. Syn. obsolete; antique; aged
(時代遅れ) too old to be fashionable, suitable, or useful; obsolete; aged

antique: Read
a. Syn. old; archaic; ancient
(アンティーク) old; belonging to, made in, or typical of an earlier period

antiquity: Read
n. Syn. relic
(古代) ancient times, especially the times preceding the Middle Ages; extreme oldness

antiseptic: Read
n. Syn. bactericide; germicide
(防腐剤) substance that prevents infection; substance that restricts the growth of disease-causing microorganisms

apology: Read
n. Syn. regret
(謝罪) acknowledgment expressing regret or asking pardon for a fault or offense; explanation or excuse

apparent: Read
a. Syn. visible
(明らか) capable of being seen, or easily seen; open to view; visible to eye

appendix: Read
n. Syn. appendage; adjunct; concomitant
(付録) something appended or added

applaud: Read
v. Syn. clap; acclaim
(拍手を送る) acclaim; express approval, especially by clapping the hands

appointment: Read
n. Syn. arrangement
(予約) act of putting a person into a non-elective position; arrangement

appreciation: Read
n. Syn. recognition; taste
(感謝の意を) recognition; taste; judgment or opinion, especially a favorable one

apprentice: Read
n.
(見習い) works for an expert to learn a trade; beginner; learner

approval: Read
n. Syn. sanction; endorsement
(承認) official approbation; endorsement; act of approving

approve: Read
v. Syn. ratify
(承認) ratify; consider right or good; think or speak favorably of

apt: Read
a. Syn. appropriate; suitable
(がち) likely; exactly suitable; appropriate; quick to learn or understand

aptitude: Read
n. Syn. intelligence; talent
(適性) inherent ability; quickness in learning and understanding

aquamarine: Read
a.
(アクアマリン) of bluish-green colour; of pale blue to light greenish blue

aquarium: Read
n.
(水族館) tank or pool or bowl filled with water for keeping live fish and underwater animals

arbitrary: Read
a. Syn. capricious; impulse
(任意) randomly chosen; determined by chance or impulse, and not by reason or principle

arboreal: Read
a.
(関節リウマチ) tree-dwelling; treelike; living in trees

arc: Read
n.
(アーク) continuous portion of a circle; something curved in shape

arch: Read
n.
(アーチ) any part of a curved line

archaeological: Read
a.
(近づいて考古学) related to or dealing with or devoted to archaeology

archaeology: Read
n.
(考古学) study of artifacts and relics of early mankind

architect: Read
n.
(建築) one who designs and supervises the construction of buildings or other large structures

architectural: Read
a.
(建築) of or pertaining to the art and science of architecture

archives: Read
n.
(アーカイブ) public records; place where public records are kept

arena: Read
n.
(アリーナ) playing field where sports events take place; large structure for open-air sports or entertainments

aria: Read
n. Syn. melody
(アリア) operatic solo; solo vocal piece with instrumental accompaniment

arise: Read
v. Syn. spring
(発生) come up from a lower to a higher position; come above the horizon; spring up; come into action

arithmetic: Read
n.
(算術) theory of numerical calculations

armor: Read
n. Syn. shield
(鎧) shield; defensive covering, as of metal, wood, or leather, worn to protect the body against weapons

armored: Read
a.
(装甲) protected by armor; provided with protective covering

arms: Read
n. Syn. weapon
(武器) weapons considered collectively; official symbols of a family

arrange: Read
v. Syn. plan; schedule
(手配) put in proper order; dispose in the manner intended, or best suited for the purpose

array: Read
v. Syn. marshal
(配列) set out for display or use; place in orderly arrangement

arsenal: Read
n. Syn. armory
(武器) storage place for military equipment; stock of weapons

artery: Read
n.
(動脈) one of the vessels or tubes which carry either venous or arterial blood from the heart; major transit corridor

articulate: Read
a. Syn. effective; distinct
(明確) expressing oneself easily in clear and effective language

artificial: Read
a. Syn. unreal
(人工) made by humans; produced rather than natural.

artillery: Read
n.
(砲兵) large weapons, such as cannon and missile launchers operated by crews; branch of army in use of large weapons

artisan: Read
n.
(職人) manually skilled worker; craftsman, as opposed to artist

ascent: Read
n.
(上昇) upward slope or grade; movement upward

aspect: Read
n. Syn. respect; facet
(アスペクト) distinct feature or element in a problem; a way in which something can be viewed by the mind

assassination: Read
n.
(暗殺) act of assassinating; killing by treacherous violence; murder of public figure by surprise attack

assemble: Read
v. Syn. gather
(アセンブル) put together; bring or call together into a group or whole

assess: Read
v. Syn. estimate; judge
(評価) estimate value; judge worth of something

asset: Read
n. Syn. properties; advantage
(資産) properties; advantage; useful or valuable quality

assign: Read
v. Syn. appoint; allot
(割り当て) appoint; allot; make over; point out authoritatively or exactly

assignment: Read
n. Syn. task; job
(割り当て) task given to students; job; distribution; appointment

associate: Read
v. Syn. pertain; connect
(アソシエイト) connect or join together; combine

association: Read
n. Syn. alliance; connection
(団体) connection, whether of persons of things; union of persons in a company or society for some particular purpose

assorted: Read
a. Syn. varied; miscellaneous
(盛り合わせ) varied; miscellaneous

assortment: Read
n. Syn. variety; conglomerate
(品揃え) variety; collection containing a variety of sorts of things

assume: Read
v. Syn. suppose; presume
(想定) suppose; presume; take on; bear

assumption: Read
n. Syn. hypothesis; supposition
(前提) something taken for accepted as true without proof; taking over or taking possession of

assurance: Read
n. Syn. certainty; confidence; insurance; guaranty
(保証) promise or pledge; certainty; self-confidence; freedom from doubt

assure: Read
v. Syn. solidify; guarantee; convince
(保証) solidify; guarantee; convince

astonish: Read
v. Syn. surprise; shock
(驚かせる) surprise; shock

astonishing: Read
a. Syn. astounding; miraculous
(驚くべき) very wonderful; of a nature to excite astonishment; surprising greatly

astounding: Read
a.
(驚異的な) surprising; shocking

astronomy: Read
n.
(天文学) branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and universe as a whole

astute: Read
a. Syn. shrewd
(抜け目) wise or keen; shrewd; with sharp intelligence

asylum: Read
n. Syn. protection
(亡命) place of refuge or shelter; protection

asymmetrical: Read
a. Syn. unbalanced; uneven
(非対称) unbalanced; uneven

atheist: Read
n. Syn. nonbeliever
(無神論者) nonbeliever; one who denies the existence of god

athlete: Read
n.
(選手) sports man; one who contended for prize in public games

atlas: Read
n.
(地図) a bound volume of maps, charts, or tables

atomic: Read
a.
(原子) of or relating to or comprising atoms; immeasurably small

atomization: Read
n.
(霧) act of reducing to atoms, or very minute particles

atrophy: Read
n. Syn. shrinkage
(萎縮) wasting away; decrease in size; reduction in the functionality of an organ caused by disease

attach: Read
v. Syn. fasten; annex
(添付) fasten; annex; be in contact with

attack: Read
n.
(攻撃) offensive move; expression of strong criticism; hostile comment

attempt: Read
n. Syn. try; endeavor; effort
(試み) action of trying at something

attendance: Read
n.
(参加) act of being present

attendant: Read
n. Syn. aide; servant
(受付) aide; servant; accompanying; person who participates in a meeting

attribute: Read
v. Syn. ascribe; explain
(属性) relate to particular cause or source; ascribe; explain

audible: Read
a. Syn. perceptible; discernible
(音) perceptible; heard or perceptible by the ear

audience: Read
n. Syn. spectator; viewer
(視聴者) a group of people within hearing; crowd seeing a stage performance

audit: Read
n.
(監査) examination of accounts; adjustment or correction of accounts

audition: Read
v. Syn. test
(オーディション) take part in a trial performance; evaluate in a trial performance

auditorium: Read
n.
(講堂) area of theater or concert hall where audience sits

augment: Read
v. Syn. increase
(強化) make greater, as in size, extent, or quantity

aurora: Read
n.
(オーロラ) the first light of day; an atmospheric phenomenon consisting of bands of light caused by charged solar particles following the earth's magnetic lines of force

authentic: Read
a. Syn. genuine; real; valid; trustworthy
(本格的) not counterfeit or copied; valid; trustworthy

authenticate: Read
v. Syn. verify; confirm
(吉祥) prove genuine; establish authenticity of

author: Read
n.
(著者) beginner, former, or first mover of anything; creator; originator; one who composes or writes book or composer

authorize: Read
v. Syn. empower; sanction
(承認) empower; give permission for; sanction

autobiographical: Read
a.
(自伝) of or relating to a person's life or an account of a person's life

automated: Read
a. Syn. mechanical; automatic
(自動化) mechanical; automatic; accomplished without the intervention of a human operator

automatic: Read
a. Syn. automated; mechanized; involuntary
(自動) mechanized; operating with minimal human intervention; independent of external control

automobile: Read
n.
(自動車) self-propelled vehicle suitable for use on street or roadway

automotive: Read
a.
(自動車) of or relating to motor vehicles; moving by itself; self-propelling

autonomous: Read
a.
(独裁) self-governing; not controlled by others or by outside forces; independent

avalanche: Read
n.
(役に立つ雪崩) great mass of falling snow and ice

avant-garde: Read
n. Syn. vanguard
(前衛) radically new or original; cutting edge

avenue: Read
n.
(大通り) way or opening for entrance or exit place; passage by which a place may be reached; broad street

average: Read
a. Syn. typical; mediocre
(平均) typical; mean; achieve or reach on average

averse: Read
a. Syn. reluctant; disinclined; unwilling
(嫌い) reluctant; disinclined; turned away or backward; unwilling

avert: Read
v. Syn. prevent
(回避) prevent; turn or cause to turn off or away

aviator: Read
n.
(飛行士は) someone who operates an aircraft

avocation: Read
n.
(趣味の) person's regular business or occupation; hobby or recreational or leisure pursuit

avoid: Read
v. Syn. shun; prevent
(回避) shield away from; prevent

awareness: Read
n. Syn. realization; consciousness
(意識) realization; consciousness; having knowledge of

axis: Read
n. Syn. shaft; pivot
(軸) the center around which something rotates; pivot