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500 IELTS Vocabulary (AWL,HK Univ.) 2: Print Flashcard

concept
/'kɒnsɛpt/ n. Syn. notion; idea
(concepto) something formed in the mind; thought or notion
conclude
/kən'klu:d/ v. Syn. deduce; infer
(celebrar) enclose; reach as an end of reasoning; make final determination ; judge or decide; bring to an end
concurrent
/kən'kʌrənt/ a. Syn. simultaneous; coincident
(concurrentes) simultaneous; coincident; occurring or operating at the same time
conduct
/'kɒndʌkt/ v. Syn. accompany; direct
(conducta) direct the course of; manage or control; lead or guide
confer
/kən'fɜr(r)/ v.
(la CONFER) bestow; present; have a conference in order to talk something over
confine
/kən'faɪn/ v. Syn. limit; circumscribe
(LIMITE) restrict in movement; circumscribe
confirm
/kən'fɜrm/ v. Syn. verify; corroborate
(CONFIRMAR) support or establish the certainty or validity of; verify
conflict
/'kɒnflɪkt/ n. Syn. fight; struggle
(CONFLICTO) fight; struggle; incompatibility of dates or events
conform
/kən'fɔ:m/ v.
(CONFORME) comply with; follow; fit; meet
consent
/kən'sɛnt/ v. Syn. accord; concur; allow
(CONSENTIMIENTO) agree in opinion or sentiment; be of the same mind; accord; concur; allow
consequent
/'kɒnsɪkwənt/ a. Syn. resulting
(CONSECUENCIA) resulting; following as a logical conclusion
considerable
/kən'sɪdərəb(ə)l/ a. Syn. significant
(considerables) worthy of consideration; large in amount, extent, or degree
consist
/kən'sɪst/ v.
(CONSISTE) be made up or composed; be comprised or contained in
constant
/'kɒnstənt/ a. Syn. invariable; repeating
(CONSTANTE) invariable; repeating; continually occurring; persistent
constitute
/'kɒnstɪtju:t/ v. Syn. form
(CONSTITUYEN) make up; form something
constrain
/kən'streɪn/ v. Syn. restrain; confine
(restringir) restrain; keep within close bounds; confine
construct
/kən'strʌkt/ v. Syn. erect; build
(construir) form by assembling or combining parts; build; create
consult
/kən'sʌlt/ v.
(CONSULTAR) seek advice or information of; take into account; consider
consume
/kən'sju:m/;/kən'su:m/ v. Syn. devour; eat
(consumo) devour; eat
contact
/'kɒntækt/ v.
(CONTACTO) get in touch with; reach
contemporary
/kən'tɛmpərərɪ/;/kən'tɛmpərɛrɪ/ a.
(CONTEMPORÁNEO) modern; belonging to the same period of time
context
/'kɒntɛkst/ n. Syn. circumstance; setting
(CONTEXTO) circumstance
contract
/'kɒntrækt/ v. Syn. shrink; constrict
(CONTRATO) constrict; make smaller; compress or concentrate
contradict
/kɒntrə'dɪkt/ v. Syn. confront; oppose
(CONTRADECIR) confront; oppose
contrary
/'kɒntrərɪ/;/'kɒntrɛrɪ/ a. Syn. opposite
(contrario) relation of direct opposition; very opposed in nature or character or purpose
contrast
/'kɒntrɑrst/;/'kɒntræst/ n.
(CONTRASTE) act of distinguishing by comparing differences
contribute
/kən'trɪbju:t/ v.
(CONTRIBUCIÓN) provide; bestow a quality on
controversy
/'kɒntrəvɜrsɪ/ n. Syn. contention; argument
(CONTROVERSIA) contentious speech act; argument
convene
/kən'vi:n/ v. Syn. assemble
(convocar) cause to come together formally
converse
/kən'vɜrs/ v. Syn. chat
(conversar) chat; talk informally; engage in a spoken exchange of thoughts
convert
/kən'vɜrt/ n. Syn. transform
(convertir) change something into another form; transform
convince
/kən'vɪns/ v.
(CONVENCER) overpower; force to yield assent to truth; satisfy by proof; prove guilty
cooperate
/koʊ'ɒpəreɪt/ v. Syn. collaborate
(COOPERAR) work or act together toward a common end or purpose
coordinate
/koʊ'ɔ:dɪneɪt/ v. Syn. integrate; harmonize
(COORDINAR) bring order and organization to; harmonize
core
/kɔ:(r)/ n. Syn. center; essence
(núcleo) basic, center, or most important part; essence
corporate
/'kɔ:pərət/ a.
(EMPRESA) united or combined into one body; collective; belonging to corporation or incorporated body
correspond
/kɒrɪ'spɒnd/;/kɔ:rə'spɒnd/ v.
(corresponder) be compatible, similar or consistent; exchange messages
couple
/'kʌp(ə)l/ n. Syn. pair
(pareja) a male and female associated together; a pair who associate with one another
create
/kri:'eɪt/ v.
(Crear) make or cause to be or to become; invest with a new thing
credit
/'krɛdɪt/ n. Syn. reputation; prestige
(CRÉDITO) arrangement for deferred payment for goods and services; money available for a client to borrow
criteria
/kraɪ'tɪərə/ n.
(criterios) standard, rule, or test on which a judgment or decision can be based
crucial
/'kru:ʃ(ə)l/ a.
(fundamental) of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis; of the greatest importance
culture
/'kʌltʃə(r)/ n. Syn. civilization
(CULTURA) all the knowledge and values shared by a society ; foster; raising of plants or animals
currency
/'kʌrənsɪ/ n. Syn. money
(ACTUALIDAD) money; general acceptance or use
cycle
/'saɪk(ə)l/ n.
(Ciclo) periodically repeated sequence of events; long period of time; entire round in a circle or a spire
data
/'deɪtə, 'dɑrtə/;/'dætə/ n.
(Datos) collection of facts, observations, or other information related to a particular question or problem
debate
/dɪ'beɪt/ n. Syn. argument
(el debate) discussion; dispute; discussion involving opposing points
decade
/'dɛkeɪd/ n.
(DÉCADA) a group of ten, especially a period of ten years
decline
/dɪ'klaɪn/ n. Syn. deterioration; decay
(DECADENCIA) change toward something smaller or lower ; gradual falling off from a better state
deduce
/dɪ'dju:s/ v.
(deducir) lead forth; reach a conclusion by reasoning; trace the origin or derivation of
define
/dɪ'faɪn/ v.
(definir) determine the nature of; give a definition; describe the nature or basic qualities of; explain
definite
/'dɛfɪnɪt/ a. Syn. fixed; exact
(DEFINIDO) fixed; exact; having distinct limits
demonstrate
/'dɛmənstreɪt/ v. Syn. show; confirm; prove; manifest
(DEMOSTRAR) show clearly and deliberately; manifest; confirm; prove
denote
/dɪ'noʊt/ v. Syn. signify; indicate; show
(DENOTAR) indicate; signify directly; refer to specifically
deny
/dɪ'naɪ/ v. Syn. disagree; disavow
(NEGAR) disagree with; refuse; declare untrue
depress
/dɪ'prɛs/ v. Syn. lower
(OPRIMA) lower in spirits; press down
derive
/dɪ'raɪv/ v. Syn. obtain; extract
(derivan) obtain or receive from a source; trace the origin or development of
design
/dɪ'zaɪn/ n. Syn. devise
(DISEÑO) act of working out the form of something; creation of something in the mind; formulate a plan for
despite
/dɪ'spaɪt/ n.
(pesar) lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike; disdain, contemptuous feelings, hatred
detect
/dɪ'tɛkt/ v. Syn. feel; discover the presence of; discern; sense; identify
(DETECTAR) feel; discover the presence of; identify
deviate
/'di:vɪeɪt/ v. Syn. depart; diverge
(desvían) turn away from a principle, norm; depart; diverge
device
/dɪ'vaɪs/ n. Syn. instrument
(DISPOSITIVO) technique or means; instrument; machine used to perform one or more relatively simple tasks
devote
/dɪ'voʊt/ v. Syn. dedicate; contribute
(DEDICAR) dedicate; contribute
differentiate
/dɪfə'rɛnʃɪeɪt/ v. Syn. distinguish; discriminate
(diferenciar) set apart; distinguish; perceive or show difference in or between
dimension
/dɪ'mɛnʃ(ə)n/ n. Syn. measure; size
(DIMENSIÓN) measure of spatial extent, especially width, height, or length; size; aspect; element
diminish
/dɪ'mɪnɪʃ/ v. Syn. dwindle; reduce; decrease
(DISMINUIR) dwindle; reduce; make smaller or less or to cause to appear so
discrete
/dɪ'skri:t/ a. Syn. separate; distinct
(discreta) separate; consisting of unconnected distinct parts
discriminate
/dɪ'skrɪmɪneɪt/ v.
(DISCRIMINA) make a clear distinction; distinguish; make sensible decisions; judge wisely
displace
/dɪs'pleɪs/ v. Syn. move; replace; substitute
(DESPLAZAR) move or shift from the usual place or position, especially to force to leave a homeland
display
/dɪ'spleɪ/ v. Syn. exhibit; present; show
(PANTALLA) exhibit; present or hold up to view; show; demonstrate; give evidence of; manifest
dispose
/dɪ'spoʊz/ v.
(ESPARZA) get rid of; settle or decide a matter; place or set in a particular order; arrange
distinct
/dɪ'stɪŋkt/ a. Syn. definite; separate; different
(distintos) definite; separate; different
distort
/dɪ'stɔ:t/ v. Syn. deform; twist
(distorsionar) twist out of proper or natural relation of parts; misshape; misrepresent
distribute
/dɪ'strɪbju:t/ v. Syn. disseminate; allocate
(distribuir) hand out; disseminate; allocate
diverse
/daɪ'vɜrs/ a. Syn. various
(diversos) differing in some characteristics; various
document
/'dɒkjʊmənt/ v. Syn. record
(documento) provide written evidence; record in detail
domain
/də'meɪn/ n. Syn. field
(DOMINIOS) field; territory over which rule or control is exercised; networked computers that share a common address
domestic
/də'mɛstɪk/ a. Syn. house-hold; tame
(NACIONAL) house-hold; of or relating to the home ; within the country or home
dominate
/'dɒmɪneɪt/ v. Syn. monopolize; command; rule
(DOMINAN) monopolize; command; rule; prevail; be prevalent in
draft
/drɑrft/;/dræft/ n. Syn. sketch
(PROYECTO) rough outline; draw up an outline; sketch
drama
/'drɑrmə/ n. Syn. play
(teatro) play; literary work intended for theater
duration
/djʊə'reɪʃ(ə)n/;/dʊ'reɪʃn/ n. Syn. length; period
(duración) length of time something lasts
dynamic
/daɪ'næmɪk/ a. Syn. energetic
(dinámico) energetic; vigorously active
economy
/ɪ'kɒnəmɪ/ n.
(Economía) efficient use of resources; reduction in cost; specific type of economic system
edit
/'ɛdɪt/ v.
(Editar) revise and prepare for publication; select, correct, arrange matter of, for publication
element
/'ɛlɪmənt/ n. Syn. component
(elemento) fundamental or essential constituent of a composite entity; basic assumptions or principles of a subject
eliminate
/ɪ'lɪmɪneɪt/ v. Syn. eradicate; abolish
(ELIMINAR) eradicate; abolish; rule out
emerge
/ɪ'mɜrdʒ/ v. Syn. appear
(emergen) come into prominence; spring up; appear
emphasis
/'ɛmfəsɪs/ n.
(importancia) special attention or effort directed toward something; stress
empirical
/ɛm'pɪrɪk(ə)l/ a.
(empírica) derived from experiment and observation rather than theory
enable
/ɪ'neɪb(ə)l/ v.
(habilitar) supply with the means, knowledge, or opportunity; make able; make feasible or possible
encounter
/ɪn'kaʊntə(r)/ v. Syn. face; confront; meet
(ENCUENTRO) face; confront; meet, especially unexpectedly; come upon
energy
/'ɛnədʒɪ/ n. Syn. vigor; power
(energía) exertion of force; capacity for work or vigorous activity; usable heat or power
enforce
/ɪn'fɔ:s/ v. Syn. force; constrain; compel
(CUMPLIR) put force upon; force; constrain; compel; put in motion or action by violence
enhance
/ɪn'hɑrns/;/ɪn'hæns/ v. Syn. increase; improve
(mejorar) make better or more attractive; increase; improve
enormous
/ɪ'nɔ:məs/ a. Syn. tremendous; huge; massive
(ENORME) very great in size, extent, number, or degrees; huge; massive
ensure
/ɪn'ʃʊə(r)/;/ɪn'ʃʊər/ v.
(garantizar) make sure or certain; insure; assure
entity
/'ɛntɪtɪ/ n.
(entidad) real being; something that exists as a particular and discrete unit; fact of existence
environment
/ɪn'vaɪərənmənt/ n. Syn. circumstance
(MEDIO AMBIENTE) surroundings; totality of surrounding conditions
equate
/ɪ'kweɪt/ v.
(equiparar) make equal or equivalent; consider, treat, or depict as equal or equivalent
equip
/ɪ'kwɪp/ v.
(equipo) supply with necessities such as tools or provisions; furnish with the qualities necessary for performance
equivalent
/ɪ'kwɪvələnt/ a. Syn. interchangeable; comparable; tantamount
(EQUIVALENTE) interchangeable; comparable; equal, as in value, force, or meaning
erode
/ɪ'roʊd/ v. Syn. corrode
(erosionar) eat away; wear away by abrasion; become worn
establish
/ɪ'stæblɪʃ/ v.
(ESTABLECER) set up or found; build
estate
/ɪ'steɪt/ n. Syn. property
(INMOBILIARIA) extensive landed property; everything you own; all of your assets
estimate
/'ɛstɪmət/ v. Syn. assess; appraise; evaluate
(PRESUPUESTO) judge to be probable; form an opinion about; evaluate
ethic
/'ɛθɪk/ n.
(ética) a set of principles of right conduct; theory or a system of moral values
ethnic
/'ɛθnɪk/ a. Syn. racial
(étnicas) relating to races; group of people sharing common racial, national, or religious heritage
evaluate
/ɪ'væljʊeɪt/ v. Syn. judge; appraise; estimate
(EVALUACIÓN) judge; examine and judge carefully; appraise
eventual
/ɪ'vɛntjʊəl/ a. Syn. ultimate; final; inevitable
(eventuales) ultimate; occurring at an unspecified time in the future