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500 IELTS Vocabulary (AWL,HK Univ.) 1: Print One-sided Flashcard

abandon:
/ə'bændən/ n. Syn. relinquish
(abandonar) lacking restraint or control; feeling of extreme emotional intensity; unbounded enthusiasm
abstract:
/'æbstrækt/ a. Syn. theoretical; abstruse
(resumen) theoretical; not concrete; not applied or practical; difficult to understand
academy:
/ə'kædəmɪ/ n.
(Academia) school for special instruction; society of scholars, scientists, or artists
access:
/'æksɛs/ n. Syn. approach
(ACCESO) approach; entry; entrance
accommodate:
/ə'kɒmədeɪt/ v. Syn. adapt; oblige
(alojar) do a favor or service for; provide for; supply with; make suitable; adapt; allow for
accompany:
/ə'kʌmpənɪ/ v.
(ACOMPAÑAR) travel with; be associated with
accumulate:
/ə'kju:mjʊleɪt/ v. Syn. collect
(ACUMULAR) pile up; collect; mount up; increase
accurate:
/'ækjʊrət/ a. Syn. precise; correct
(EXACTA) capable of providing a correct reading or measurement; performing with care and precision
achieve:
/ə'tʃi:v/ v. Syn. accomplish; fulfill
(LOGRAR) gain with effort; accomplish; fulfill
acknowledge:
/ək'nɒlɪdʒ/ v. Syn. recognize; admit
(reconocer) declare to be true or admit; express obligation, thanks
acquire:
/ə'kwaɪə(r)/ v. Syn. obtain; gain
(adquirir) gain through experience or effort; gain possession of; locate with tracking system
adapt:
/ə'dæpt/ v. Syn. alter; modify
(adaptación) make fit for; change to suit a new purpose
adequate:
/'ædɪkwət/ a. Syn. sufficient; enough
(ADECUADA) sufficient; enough to meet a purpose
adjacent:
/ə'dʒeɪsənt/ a. Syn. adjoining; neighboring
(adyacentes) adjoining; neighboring; close to; lying near
adjust:
/ə'dʒʌst/ v. Syn. adapt; regulate
(AJUSTE) adapt; regulate
administrate:
/əd'mɪnɪstreɪt/ v.
(administrar) administer; supply; supervise or be in charge of
adult:
/'ædʌlt/ n.
(obsceno) one who has attained maturity or legal age; fully grown
advocate:
/'ædvəkət/ v. Syn. urge; support
(Abogado) speak, plead, or argue in favour of; plead for; push for something
affect:
/ə'fɛkt/ v.
(AFECTA) have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
aggregate:
/'ægrɪgət/ v. Syn. gather; accumulate
(global) gather into a mass, sum, or whole; amount to
aid:
/eɪd/ n.
(ayuda) person or thing that promotes or helps in something done; helper; assistant
albeit:
/ɔ:l'bi:ɪt/ ad.
(aunque) even though; although; notwithstanding
allocate:
/'æləkeɪt/ v. Syn. assign
(asignar) assign; distribute according to plan
alter:
/'ɔ:ltə(r)/ v. Syn. modify; change; convert
(modificar) modify; cause to change; make different; convert
alternative:
/ɔ:l'tɜrnətɪv/ a.
(ALTERNATIVA) one of two or more things, ideas or courses of action that may be used; option; choice
ambiguous:
/æm'bɪgjʊəs/ a.
(ambigua) unclear or doubtful in meaning
amend:
/ə'mɛnd/ v. Syn. correct; improve
(modificar) change for the better; improve; remove faults or errors
analogy:
/ə'nælədʒɪ/ n. Syn. similarity; parallelism
(analogía) similarity in some respects; comparison based on similarity
analyse:
/'ænəlaɪz/ v.
(analizar) resolve anything complex into its elements; separate into parts for purpose of examination of each separately
analysis:
/ə'næləsɪs/ n. Syn. study; investigation
(Análisis) study; investigation; process of breaking down a substance into its constituent parts
annual:
/'ænjʊəl/ a.
(ANUAL) occurring or payable every year
anticipate:
/æn'tɪsɪpeɪt/ v. Syn. expect; predict
(ANTICIPAR) act in advance of; deal with ahead of time; predict
apparent:
/ə'pærənt/ a. Syn. visible
(APARENTE) capable of being seen, or easily seen; open to view; visible to eye
append:
/ə'pɛnd/ v. Syn. attach
(anexar) attach; add as supplement or appendix
appreciate:
/ə'pri:ʃɪeɪt/ v. Syn. admire; value
(Agradecemos) be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of
approach:
/ə'proʊtʃ/ n. Syn. access; method
(ENFOQUE) access; method
appropriate:
/ə'proʊprɪət/ v. Syn. acquire; allocate
(apropiados) acquire; take possession of for one's own use; set apart for specific use
approximate:
/ə'prɒksɪmət/ v. Syn. approach
(APROXIMADO) approach; come near
arbitrary:
/'ɑrbɪtrərɪ/;/'ɑrrbɪtrɛrɪ/ a. Syn. capricious; impulse
(arbitraria) randomly chosen; determined by chance or impulse, and not by reason or principle
area:
/'ɛərɪə/ n.
(Área) plane surface, as of the floor of a room; open space in a building; the enclosed space; extent; scope; range
aspect:
/'æspɛkt/ n. Syn. respect; facet
(ASPECTO) distinct feature or element in a problem; a way in which something can be viewed by the mind
assemble:
/ə'sɛmb(ə)l/ v. Syn. gather
(MONTE) put together; bring or call together into a group or whole
assess:
/ə'sɛs/ v. Syn. estimate; judge
(VALORAR) estimate value; judge worth of something
assign:
/ə'saɪn/ v. Syn. appoint; allot
(CEDER) appoint; allot; make over; point out authoritatively or exactly
assist:
/ə'sɪst/ v. Syn. help
(ayuda) give help or support to, especially as a subordinate
assume:
/ə'sju:m/;/ə'su:m/ v. Syn. suppose; presume
(ASUME) suppose; presume; take on; bear
assure:
/ə'ʃʊə(r)/;/ə'ʃʊər/ v. Syn. solidify; guarantee; convince
(ASEGURAR) solidify; guarantee; convince
attach:
/ə'tætʃ/ v. Syn. fasten; annex
(FIJE) fasten; annex; be in contact with
attain:
/ə'teɪn/ v. Syn. gain
(lograr) achieve or accomplish; gain
attitude:
/'ætɪtju:d/;/'ætɪtud/ n.
(actitud) posture, action, or disposition of a figure or a statue
attribute:
/ə'trɪbju:t/ n. Syn. trait
(atributo) essential quality; reputation; honor
author:
/'ɔ:θə(r)/ n.
(autor) beginner, former, or first mover of anything; creator; originator; one who composes or writes book or composer
authority:
/ɔ:'θɒrɪtɪ/ n. Syn. jurisdiction; power
(PODER) jurisdiction; power to enforce laws, exact obedience, command, determine, or judge; government
automate:
/'ɔ:təmeɪt/ v.
(automatización) replace or enhance human labor with machines
available:
/ə'veɪləb(ə)l/ a. Syn. free
(DISPONIBLE) convenient for use or disposal; not busy, free; obtainable; accessible
aware:
/ə'wɛə(r)/ a.
(CONSCIENTE) knowing; having knowledge or cognizance
behalf:
/bɪ'hɑrf/ n. Syn. represent
(NOMBRE) represent; advantage, benefit, interest of someone
benefit:
/'bɛnɪfɪt/ n. Syn. welfare; gain
(BENEFICIOS) advantage; something that aids or promotes well-being ; welfare; gain
bias:
/'baɪəs/ n. Syn. prejudice; preference
(sesgo) preference or inclination, especially one that inhibits impartial judgment; influence in unfair way
bond:
/bɒnd/ n. Syn. link; tie; connection
(BONOS) link; connection; uniting force or tie; binding agreement; duty
brief:
/bri:f/ a.
(breve) short in time, duration, length, or extent; concise
bulk:
/bʌlk/ n. Syn. majority; mass
(A GRANEL) majority; main part; volume; mass
capable:
/'keɪpəb(ə)l/ a. Syn. competent
(capaces) having the ability required for a specific task
capacity:
/kə'pæsɪtɪ/ n. Syn. volume; ability; capability
(Capacidad) mental or physical ability; ability to accommodate
category:
/'kætɪgərɪ/ n. Syn. group
(Categoría) group; class; collection of things sharing a common attribute
cease:
/si:s/ v. Syn. stop; terminate
(CESAR) stop; terminate; put an end to; discontinue
challenge:
/'tʃælɪndʒ/ v.
(RETO) assert a right; raise a formal objection; take exception to
channel:
/'tʃæn(ə)l/ n.
(canal) passage for water or other fluids to flow through; bed of a stream or river; route of communication or access
chapter:
/'tʃæptə(r)/ n.
(capítulo) division of a book or treatise; assembly of monks; bishop's council; organized branch of some society
chart:
/tʃɑrt/ n. Syn. graph; diagram
(CARTA) graph; diagram; map showing coastlines, water depths, or other information of use to navigators
circumstance:
/'sɜrkəmstəns/ n. Syn. situation; condition
(CIRCUNSTANCIA) situation; condition; detail accompanying or surrounding an event
cite:
/saɪt/ v. Syn. quote
(citar) quote; adduce as an instance
civil:
/'sɪv(ə)l/ a. Syn. civic
(civil) having to do with citizens or the state; courteous and polite
clarify:
/'klærɪfaɪ/ v. Syn. illuminate; elucidate
(ACLARAR) make clear and comprehensible; elucidate
classic:
/'klæsɪk/ n.
(CLÁSICO) work of acknowledged excellence and authority, or its author; creation of the highest excellence
clause:
/klɔ:z/ n. Syn. sentence; phrase
(CLÁUSULA) sentence; phrase; distinct article, stipulation, or provision in a document
code:
/koʊd/ n.
(CÓDIGO) body of law; system of rules or regulations relating to one subject; system of symbols, letters, or words
coherent:
/koʊ'hɪərənt/ a. Syn. adhesive; cohesive
(COHERENTE) adhesive; cohesive; sticking together ; logical; sound; capable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent manner
coincide:
/koʊɪn'saɪd/ v. Syn. correspond
(COINCIDEN) occur at the same time as; correspond
collapse:
/kə'læps/ v.
(COLAPSO) breakdown; failure
colleague:
/'kɒli:g/ n. Syn. associate
(compañero) fellow worker; associate; co-worker
commence:
/kə'mɛns/ v. Syn. originate; start; begin
(COMENZAR) have a beginning or origin; originate; start; begin
comment:
/'kɒmɛnt/ v. Syn. remark; judgment
(Comentar) express an opinion; remark
commission:
/kə'mɪʃ(ə)n/ n.
(COMISIÓN) fee for services; group of people appointed to find out about something; authorize
commit:
/kə'mɪt/ v.
(COMPROMISO) do something that cannot be changed; cause to be admitted
commodity:
/kə'mɒdɪtɪ/ n. Syn. goods
(PRODUCTOS) goods; article of trade; advantage; benefit.
communicate:
/kə'mju:nɪkeɪt/ v. Syn. convey; inform; correspond
(comunicación) send information about; make known; impart; reveal clearly
community:
/kə'mju:nɪtɪ/ n. Syn. society; district
(COMUNIDAD) society; a group of people living in the same locality and under the same government
compatible:
/kəm'pætɪb(ə)l/ a. Syn. harmonious
(compatibles) harmonious; having similar disposition and tastes
compensate:
/'kɒmpɛnseɪt/ v. Syn. make up; reimburse
(COMPENSACIÓN) make amends for; reimburse
compile:
/kəm'paɪl/ v. Syn. assemble; gather; accumulate
(recopilar) put together or compose from materials gathered from several sources
complement:
/'kɒmpləmənt/ v. Syn. complete; consummate
(complemento) complete; consummate; make perfect
complex:
/'kɒmplɛks/ a. Syn. intricate; compound
(COMPLEJO) complicated in structure; a whole structure, as a building, made up of interconnected or related structures
component:
/kəm'poʊnənt/ n. Syn. element; ingredient
(componentes) element; ingredient; abstract part of something
compound:
/kɒm'paʊnd/ v. Syn. combine; constitute
(compuesto) combine; mix; constitute; pay interest; increase
comprehensive:
/kɒmprɪ'hɛnsɪv/ a. Syn. thorough; inclusive
(global) thorough; including all or everything; broad in scope
comprise:
/kəm'praɪz/ v. Syn. include
(comprenden) include; consist of; be composed of
compute:
/kəm'pju:t/ v. Syn. reckon; calculate
(calcular) reckon; make mathematical calculation
conceive:
/kən'si:v/ v. Syn. design; consider
(CONCEBIR) form or develop in the mind; devise; become pregnant with; begin or originate in a specific way
concentrate:
/'kɒnsəntreɪt/ v.
(CONCENTRADO) bring to or direct toward a common center; unite more closely; gather into one body