publish v.to make available to the public, usually by printing, a book, magazine, newspaper, or another document
She was 25 when her first novel was published.
publication n.a book, magazine, newspaper, or document in which information or stories are published
Our latest publication is a magazine for health enthusiasts.
provide v.to give something that is needed or wanted to someone
The company provides medical benefits to all employees.
content n.the ideas that are contained in a piece of writing or speech
We've discussed the unusual form of the book - now, what about the content?
variety n.a different type of something
The article was about the different varieties of Spanish spoken in South America.
theme n.the main subject of a talk, book, film, etc.
The movies she makes are all variations on the same theme.
concern v.if a story, film, or article concerns a particular subject, person, etc., it is about that person or subject
The documentary concerns a woman who goes to another country as a missionary.
specialized a.used in one particular subject, usually by people who know a lot about the subject
Some of the languages in the report are so specialized that the ordinary reader will struggle to understand it.
aim v.to intend
The stark message was aimed at the heads of some of Britain's biggest banks.
digest n.a short written report providing the most important parts of a larger piece of writing, or one containing recent news
The company publishes a monthly digest of its activities.
popularity n.the fact that something or someone is liked, enjoyed or supported by many people
Her popularity has declined since her return from exile two years ago.
regardless of adv.without regard or consideration for
I tell them the truth, regardless of what they want to hear.
affordable a.inexpensive; reasonably priced
Affordable housing isn’t enough – we also need job opportunities.
approachable a.friendly and easy to talk to
Managers should be approachable.
reliable a.deserving trust; dependable
My car is old but it’s reliable.
ubiquitous a.seeming to be everywhere
His ubiquitous influence was felt by all the family.
flick n.to quickly look at the pages of a book, magazine, etc.
I've had a flick through their brochure and it looks quite interesting.
obviously adv.in a way that is easy to understand or see
The report was obviously prepared with studious care and attention.
affair n.a matter or situation that causes strong public feeling, usually of moral disapproval
I've never been very money-minded - I leave all my business affairs to my financial adviser.
direct v.to control or be in charge of an activity, organization, etc.
She directs a large charity.
enrich v.to improve the quality of something by adding something else
My life was greatly enriched by knowing her.
horizon n.A person’s horizons are the limit of that person’s ideas, knowledge, and experience
Spending her junior year abroad has broadened her horizons.
track n.the way in which a thought or idea has developed or might develop
I found it difficult to follow the track of his argument.
appealing a.attractive or interesting
The rural life is somehow more appealing.
halt v.to (cause to) stop moving or doing something or happening
Production has halted at all of the company's factories because of the pay dispute.
convenience n.the fact of something being easy to do, get to, etc.
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hassle n.(a situation causing) difficulty or trouble
I can't face the hassle of moving again.
hectic a.extremely busy
Business has been hectic recently.
redundant a.not or no longer needed or useful; superfluous
Many of the old skills had become redundant.
impressive a.if an object or achievement is impressive, you admire or respect it, usually because it is special
There are some very impressive buildings in the town.
editorial n.an article in a newspaper that expresses the editor's opinion on a subject of particular interest at the present time
All the papers deal with the same subject in their editorials.
comprehend v.to understand something completely
I fail to comprehend their attitude.
slogan n.a short, easily remembered phrase used to describe the character of something
That old campaign slogan really means that there should be jobs and enough food for all citizens.
retain v.to keep or continue to have something
I have a good memory and am able to retain facts easily.
alter v.to change something, usually slightly
We've had to alter some of our plans.
rumor n.an unofficial interesting story or piece of news that might be true or invented, and quickly spreads from person to person
They were investigating rumors of a massacre.
deny v.to say that something is not true
They deny any responsibility for the tragedy.
prevalent a.existing very commonly or happening often
These diseases are more prevalent among young children.