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checkup
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thorough physical examination
E.g. Answer the following questions and we'll provide you with a personalized checkup checklist that you can take to your doctor.
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circumstance
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situation; condition; detail accompanying or surrounding an event
E.g. Her heart is broken, but then a change in circumstance forces them to be together every day.
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clause
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sentence; phrase; distinct article, stipulation, or provision in a document
E.g. Congress insisted on an exclusion clause for seventeen-year-olds.
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cling
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hold fast or adhere to something; stick together and resist separation; remain emotionally
E.g. Boys cling to the rope to keep from falling.
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clip
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small section of filmed or filed material
E.g. Phil's job at Fox Sports involved selecting the most important clip of the day's sporting highlights for later broadcast.
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coach
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tutor; teacher; a vehicle carrying many passengers
E.g. When the players and coach arrive back later today they'll be greeted as national heroes in the stadium where the first modern Olympics were held.
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coincidence
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two or more things occurring at the same time by chance
E.g. Was it just a coincidence that John and she had chanced to meet at the market, or was he deliberately trying to seek her out?
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committee
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special group delegated to consider some matter
E.g. He was director of the central bank's monetary policy committee which sets Brazil's interest rates.
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community
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society; a group of people living in the same locality and under the same government
E.g. Where governments manage public life, human freedom in community is compromised.
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compensation
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something given or received as payment as for a service or loss or injury
E.g. There are an estimated 86000 survivors around the world and almost half of them could be eligible for payments from the compensation fund.
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competition
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struggle; rivalry; act of competing as for profit or a prize
E.g. There she's against tough competition such as Meryl Streep but this award will give her extra momentum towards what's undoubtedly the bigger prize in movies.
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comprehensive
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thorough; including all or everything; broad in scope
E.g. Mr. Skubel has since completed what he describes as a comprehensive two-week training program and is now setting up his franchise in his hometown.
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concept
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something formed in the mind; thought or notion
E.g. The local chain concept is simple: identify your customer, cater to their tastes and once successful, expand within a neighborhood.
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condition
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mode or state of being; fitness; existing circumstances
E.g. The Organization Man survives as a modern classic because it captures a permanent part of our social condition.
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confirm
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support or establish the certainty or validity of; verify
E.g. In the aftermath of Saturday's mass poisoning, the authorities imposed a virtual news blackout, refusing even to confirm how many people had died.
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conservative
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favoring traditional views and values; tending to oppose change
E.g. It's still far from clear whether he can persuade his more conservative colleagues in the regime to support the process.
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considerate
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thoughtful; marked by consideration or reflection; deliberate
E.g. I thanked her for her considerate choice, and as I really felt fatigued with my long journey, expressed my readiness to retire.
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consult
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seek advice or information of; take into account; consider
E.g. I will consult with our friends, but it's going to be what's in the interests of our country first and foremost.
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content
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volume; something contained; material, including text and images
E.g. The brain is hungry not for method but for content, especially the latter which contains generalizations that are powerful, precise, and explicit.
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convenience
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state of being suitable
E.g. The popularity of convenience foods means that many people no longer eat enough fresh produce.
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