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 IELTS Vocabulary in Sentences
Almost all projects borrow heavily from bitcoin and ethereum, another blockchain that comes with snippets of code that encapsulate business rules which are executed automatically if certain events occur.
bitcoin
n. a digital currency in which transactions can be performed without the need for a central bank
encapsulate
v. enclose something in or as if in a capsule
It advocated closing a loophole which means that money spent on hiring staff does not count towards a campaign’s spending limits.
advocate
v. publicly recommend or support
campaign
n. a series of operations intended to achieve a particular objective
The streets of Beijing are thronged with two-wheeled contraptions; some appear to be conventional petrol mopeds but their eerie silence and lack of exhaust reveals them as electric.
throng
v. fill or be present in a place or area
 IELTS Academic Words List
1   Overview:
IELTS academic test is widely accepted in English countries. Its score is one of keys for university or college admission. This 4000 IELTS vocabulary is to help you own a strong words list in future IELTS academic test.

In all English tests vocabulary level is an important factor to evaluate language skill; IELTS has no exception. All test sections rely on strong vocabulary to succeed. However, IELTS academic word list isn't an accurate or exact word set. If searching on Internet you can see many lists called as IELTS academic vocabularies.

So the first step is to choose a right IELTS vocabulary for your circumstance: Does this one match with your case?



It's a quick view of Group 1. If you are interested in other groups (2-17) of this IELTS vocabulary, watch them at YouTube.

If you think it matches with your case, you should own its words. It's long but deserves to spend time. Besides, we remind you this list is based on IELTS general vocabulary. As academic test takers, IELTS general vocabulary is the foundation, so you shouldn't ignore it.

Last but not least, you should know that building vocabulary takes lots of time and its result plays a crucial factor in final score. We hope this words list can assist you to build IELTS academic vocabulary. If you cannot set your goal or doubt your plan, go to the IELTS Official Website, which will help you make a right decision.

2   Alternative Solutions:
If you doubt whether this 4000 IELTS Academic Vocabulary is a right option, this section gives you some alternative methods and vocabularies.

Alternative Methods
As a matter of fact, study a word list to enrich IELTS vocabulary isn't unique way, and this 4000 vocabulary isn't the only list either. If you have half or one year to prepare, there are some other options to accumulate IELTS vocabulary. 20 Ways to Build IELTS Vocabulary introduces some proven ways.

For example, learn new words in TV, news, ads, and any daily reading, that IELTS exam materials likely come from. Every word has own frequency in specified circumstance. IELTS test has own convention to select materials too, for example, recently some academic reading objects are originated from Economist or BBC.

Alternative Vocabularies - Writing and Speaking
However, if your time frame is very tight, or this 4000 vocabulary is relatively tough, you have to get a more flexible and practical substitute to work. Pick up a dictionary by random to prepare IELTS test isn't a good idea. Your effort should depend on current level and be rewarded on test scores.

For those who want to sharpen IELTS writing vocabulary, this 4000 words list seems large. Instead, IELTS Writing Task Vocabulary collects words and phrases for task 1 and task 2: describing graph and table, linking sentences, and a short but hard writing vocabulary.

If speaking test is your shortage, enhance speaking vocabulary from 100 IELTS Speaking Words will strengthen your confidence when facing examiners.

Alternative Vocabularies - Smaller Word Lists
Students with separate levels or situations may choose differently. Some like a short list because time matters; others prefer to learn difficult and large vocabulary in order to pursuit high score. We do know this 4000 IELTS vocabulary cannot cover all test takers' cases, for those who are looking for lighter or smaller lists, 10 Popular IELTS Vocabularies may give some clues.

Two of them possibly you are interested. If you are studying for IELTS general training test, 4000 IELTS General Words List is a better choice.

4000 IELTS General Word

If your schedule is very tight, or you just need a passed score, suggest to view 500 IELTS Vocabulary, a short but proven academic vocabulary for students who are in English countries.

500 IELTS Vocabulary

3   PDF and Ebook:
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Existing PDF Files
Ebook of IELTS vocabulary
Some students prefer to use ebook to study and review IELTS vocabulary, however, we didn't publish ebook that exactly matches with this vocabulary. We do have two ebooks for other IELTS vocabularies. The basic level IELTS 1200 Words in 30 Days is a great one to start. You can get it fromApple iBook, Google Books, Amazon Kindle, or other stores.

To challenge higher score, you have to build stronger vocabulary. In this case, the 4000 IELTS Words deserves to have a try. You can get it from Amazon Kindle or other ebook distributors.

Below are quick links to Amazon Kindle's IELTS vocabulary Ebook.



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Words of Group 9 (Part of words, select list to view all.):
ideal
identical
identification
identify
identity
idiom
idiomatic
idiot
idle
idol
ignite
ignorance
ignorant
ignore
illegible
illiterate
illuminate
illusion
illusive
illustrate
illustration
image
imaginary
imitate
imitation
immediate
immediately
immense
immerse
immigrant
immigrate
immigration
imminent
immoral
immortal
impact
impart
impartial
imperative
implement
implication
implore
imply
import
impose
impractical
impressive
imprisonment
impulse
inability
inaccessible
inadequate
inaugurate
incense
incentive
incident
incidentally
inclination
incline
inclined
inclusive
income
incompatible
inconsistency
inconvenient
incorporate
incredible
incredulous
increment
incur
indebted
indefinite
indefinitely
indent
independent
index
indicate
indicative
indifference
indifferent
indigestion
indignant
indignation
indispensable
individual
induce
inducement
indulge
industrial
industrialization
industrialized
industrious
inertia
inevitable
inevitably
infant
infantry
infect
infection
infectious
infer
inference
inferior
inferiority
infinite
infinity
inflation
inflict
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5   Demonstrate word list style:
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ambiguous: Read
a.
unclear or doubtful in meaning

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

amend: Read
v. Syn. correct; improve
change for the better; improve; remove faults or errors

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

amicable: Read
a. Syn. friendly
exhibiting friendliness or goodwill; not quarrelsome

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

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6   Word meaning matching - Test words you know:
abandon  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
put in proper order; dispose in the manner intended, or best suited for the purpose
Exercise
lacking restraint or control; feeling of extreme emotional intensity; unbounded enthusiasm
Exercise
one of two or more things, ideas or courses of action that may be used; option; choice
Exercise
act of accompanying someone or something
absent  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
go away or leave ; missing; not present
Exercise
gain with effort; accomplish; fulfill
Exercise
sufficient; enough to meet a purpose
Exercise
assert; confirm
academic  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
one that acts on behalf of other persons or organizations
Exercise
happening or following in turns; succeeding each other continuously; substitute
Exercise
related to school; not practical or directly useful; relating to scholarly organization; based on formal education
Exercise
something happens without design; chance; hazard; risk; danger
accede  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
agree; give consent, often at insistence of another; concede
Exercise
vehicle that can fly, such as an airplane, helicopter, balloon
Exercise
worship with profound reverence; pay divine honors to; regard with the utmost esteem and affection
Exercise
one of two or more things, ideas or courses of action that may be used; option; choice
accumulate  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
elevation especially above sea level; height
Exercise
assert; confirm
Exercise
pile up; collect; mount up; increase
Exercise
one that acts on behalf of other persons or organizations
adequate  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
difficult to handle or manage
Exercise
sufficient; enough to meet a purpose
Exercise
practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
Exercise
shield away from; prevent
adventure  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
narrative or record of events; reason given for a particular action or event
Exercise
more than enough in size or scope or capacity; fairly large
Exercise
something happens without design; chance; hazard; risk; danger
Exercise
happening or following in turns; succeeding each other continuously; substitute
affirm  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
wonder; state of extreme surprise or wonder; astonishment
Exercise
happening or following in turns; succeeding each other continuously; substitute
Exercise
assert; confirm
Exercise
further; extra; supplemental or added to
agent  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
go away or leave ; missing; not present
Exercise
sufficient; enough to meet a purpose
Exercise
put in proper order; dispose in the manner intended, or best suited for the purpose
Exercise
one that acts on behalf of other persons or organizations
agriculture  SpeakSentences and Contexts
Exercise
practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
Exercise
adapt; regulate
Exercise
happening or following in turns; succeeding each other continuously; substitute
Exercise
shield away from; prevent
7   Interactive spelling - Check your spelling skill online:
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n. Syn. relinquish
lacking restraint or control; feeling of extreme emotional intensity; unbounded enthusiasm


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n. Syn. misuse
improper use or handling; misuse


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a. Syn. scholarly; collegiate; theoretical
related to school; not practical or directly useful; relating to scholarly organization; based on formal education


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n. Syn. embellishment; decoration
embellishment; decoration; something that beautifies or adorns; ornament


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v. Syn. pay; risk
pay; provide; have the financial means for; bear the cost of


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n.
a business that serves other businesses; an administrative unit of government


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v. Syn. disturb
cause to move with violence or sudden force; upset; disturb


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a. Syn. strange; unfamiliar; foreign
dissimilar, inconsistent, or opposed in nature; very different place, society, or person


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n.
addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail


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n.
concern something in state of painful uneasiness; state of restlessness and agitation


Spelling Word: anxiety