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4000 IELTS Academic Words List (12)

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naked
namely
nap
narrator
nasty
native
nausea
naval
navigable
navigation
neat
necessitate
needle
needy
negate
negation
negative
neglect
negligence
negligent
negligible
negotiable
negotiation
nervous
network
neutral
neutron
nevertheless
nickel
nightmare
nitrogen
nobility
noisy
nominal
nominate
nomination
nonsense
norm
normally
notable
notably
note
notify
notion
notorious
notwithstanding
nought
nourish
nourishment
novel
novelty
nowadays
nowhere
nuclear
nucleus
nuisance
null
nullify
numerical
numerous
nursery
nylon
oak
oar
oath
obedient
object
objection
objective
obligation
oblige
obliterate
oblong
obscure
observance
observe
obstacle
obstinate
obstruction
obtain
obtainable
obvious
occasion
occasional
occasionally
occupation
occupy
occur
occurrence
odd
odour
offence
offend
offensive
offer
offset
offspring
omen
ominous
omission
omit
onset
opaque
opera
operative
opinion
opponent
opportune
opportunity
oppose
opposite
opposition
optical
optimal
optimism
optimistic
optimum
option
optional
oral
orbit
orchard
orchestra
orderly
ore
organ
organic
organism
orient
oriental
orientation
origin
original
originality
originate
ornament
ornamental
ounce
outbreak
outcome
outdoors
outermost
outlandish
outlaw
outlet
outline
outlook
output
outrage
outrageous
outright
outset
outstanding
oval
overall
overcast
overcharge
overcome
overestimate
overflow
overhear
overlap
overlapping
overload
overlook
overseas
oversight
overtake
overthrow
overtime
overwhelm
overwhelming
owe
owl
own
ownership
oxide
oxygen
oyster


naked: Read
a. Syn. nude; bare
(عاريا) bare and pure; completely unclothed

namely: Read
ad.
(هي) by name; by particular mention; expressly; that is to say

nap: Read
n.
(برنامج العمل الوطني) a period of time spent sleeping

narrator: Read
n.
(الراوي) someone who tells a story

nasty: Read
a.
(شرير) very dirty, foul; disgusting; nauseous

native: Read
a.
(أصلية) being as origin; as found in nature in the elemental form

nausea: Read
n.
(الغثيان) feeling of sickness in stomach by an urge to vomit; strong aversion; disgust

naval: Read
a. Syn. maritime
(البحرية) relating to, or adjacent to the sea; relating to marine shipping or navigation

navigable: Read
a.
(أصاب بالغثيان ملاحة) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; able to be steered

navigation: Read
n.
(الملاحة) guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place

neat: Read
a. Syn. tidy; clean
(أنيق) clean or orderly

necessitate: Read
v.
(تستلزم) make necessary or indispensable; render unavoidable

needle: Read
n.
(الإبرة) long, thin, sharp implement usually for piercing such as sewing, or knitting

needy: Read
a. Syn. poor; indigent
(المحتاجين) poor; indigent; being in need; impoverished

negate: Read
v. Syn. nullify; deny
(ينفي) cancel out; make ineffective or invalid; deny

negation: Read
n.
(انكار) act of denying; assertion of the nonrealistic or untruthfulness of anything

negative: Read
a. Syn. adverse; disparaging
(السلبيه) adverse; involving disadvantage or harm; pessimistic

neglect: Read
v. Syn. disregard; ignore
(الإهمال) disregard; ignore; pay little or no attention to

negligence: Read
n. Syn. neglect
(الإهمال) neglect; failure to take reasonable care; state or quality of being negligent

negligent: Read
a. Syn. careless; inattentive
(انتقل إهمال) careless; inattentive

negligible: Read
a. Syn. insignificant; tiny
(تذكر) so small, trifling, or unimportant that it may be easily disregarded

negotiable: Read
a.
(مفاوضة) capable of being negotiated; transferable by assignment or endorsement to another person

negotiation: Read
n.
(التفاوض) discussion intended to produce an agreement

nervous: Read
a. Syn. agitated; anxious
(العصبي) agitated; anxious

network: Read
n.
(شبكة) any system of lines or channels crossing like the fabric of a net; complex, interconnected group or system

neutral: Read
a. Syn. impartial
(محايدة) impartial; not supporting one side over another

neutron: Read
n.
(نيوترون) elementary particle with 0 charge and mass about equal to a proton

nevertheless: Read
ad.
(ومع ذلك) not the less; notwithstanding; in spite of that; yet

nickel: Read
n.
(بالنيكل) coin worth one twentieth of a dollar

nightmare: Read
n.
(كابوس) dream arousing feelings of intense fear, horror, and distress; event or experience that is intensely distressing

nitrogen: Read
n.
(النيتروجين) colorless nonmetallic element, tasteless and odorless, comprising four fifths of the atmosphere by volume

nobility: Read
n.
(النبلاء) quality or state of being noble; superiority of mind or of character; commanding excellence; eminence

noisy: Read
a. Syn. vociferous; clamorous
(صاخبة) full of loud and nonmusical sounds; clamorous

nominal: Read
a.
(الاسمية) in name only; insignificantly small

nominate: Read
v. Syn. designate; appoint
(ترشيح) designate; appoint

nomination: Read
n.
(ترشيح) act of naming or nominating; designation of a person as a candidate for office

nonsense: Read
n. Syn. silliness; rubbish
(هراء) silliness; words or signs having no intelligible meaning

norm: Read
n. Syn. convention; standard; rule
(معيار) convention; standard; rule

normally: Read
ad. Syn. usually; commonly
(عادة) usually; as a rule; regularly; according to a rule

notable: Read
a. Syn. conspicuous; distinguished
(ملحوظة) worthy of note or notice; remarkable; important

notably: Read
ad. Syn. especially; remarkably; particularly
(سيما) especially; in a notable manner; remarkably; particularly

note: Read
v.
(ملاحظة) observe carefully; notice; show; indicate

notify: Read
v. Syn. declare; publish
(تنبيه) make known; give notice to; inform by notice

notion: Read
n. Syn. idea; conception
(مفهوم) general or universal conception; belief or opinion

notorious: Read
a. Syn. disreputable; infamous
(سيئة السمعة) disreputable; known widely and usually unfavorably; infamous

notwithstanding: Read
ad.
(العدم) nevertheless; in spite of; despite anything to the contrary

nought: Read
n. Syn. naught
(العدم الكائن) nonexistence; nothingness; zero

nourish: Read
v. Syn. feed; nurture
(على الرغم من تغذي) provide with nourishment; provide with food or other substances necessary for life and growth

nourishment: Read
n.
(تغذية) a source of materials to nourish the body

novel: Read
a. Syn. original; innovative
(رواية) previously unknown; strikingly new, unusual, or different; young

novelty: Read
n. Syn. newness; innovation
(حداثة) quality of being novel; newness; something new and unusual

nowadays: Read
ad. Syn. now; presently
(اليوم) during current time; presently

nowhere: Read
ad.
(فه) not anywhere; not in any place or state

nuclear: Read
a. Syn. atomic
(النووية) of, relating to, or forming a nucleus of an atom; pertaining to, or using nuclear weapons

nucleus: Read
n. Syn. hub; core
(نواة) central or essential part around which other parts are gathered or grouped; core

nuisance: Read
n.
(ازعاج) something that annoys or gives trouble and vexation; something that is offensive or noxious

null: Read
a. Syn. invalid; void; nullified
(فارغة) invalid; void; nullified; having no legal force; invalid

nullify: Read
v.
(إلغاء) make invalid; make null; invalidate; counteract force or effectiveness of

numerical: Read
a.
(العددية) belonging to number; denoting number; consisting in numbers; expressed by numbers, and not letters

numerous: Read
a. Syn. many; various
(العديد) many; various; amounting to a large indefinite number

nursery: Read
n.
(حضانة) room for baby; area in a household set apart for the use of children

nylon: Read
n.
(النايلون) any of a family of high-strength, resilient synthetic polymers

oak: Read
n.
(البلوط) any tree or shrub of the genus Quercus; durable wood of any of these trees or shrubs

oar: Read
n.
(أور) long, thin, usually wooden pole with a blade at one end, used to row or steer a boat

oath: Read
n. Syn. vow; pledge
(يمين) solemn promise; commitment to tell the truth

obedient: Read
a.
(مطيعا الكائن) subject in will or act to authority; willing to obey; submissive to restraint, control, or command

object: Read
v.
(كائن) be averse to or express disapproval of

objection: Read
n. Syn. opposition; denial
(الاستنكاف) act of expressing earnest opposition or protest

objective: Read
a. Syn. fair
(الهدف) not influenced by emotions; having actual existence or reality

obligation: Read
n. Syn. duty; commitment
(الإلتزام) act of binding oneself by a social, legal, or moral tie; written promise to repay a debt

oblige: Read
v. Syn. force; compel; coerce
(تلزم) force; bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted; do a service or favor for

obliterate: Read
v. Syn. delete; erase; abolish
(طمس) destroy completely; do away with completely so as to leave no trace

oblong: Read
a.
(مستطيل) having greater length than breadth, especially when rectangular

obscure: Read
v. Syn. darken; hide; block
(غامضة) darken; make dim or indistinct; conceal in obscurity

observance: Read
n.
(الاحتفال) act or practice of observing or noticing with attention; an act, ceremony, or rite, as of worship or respect

observe: Read
v.
(المرصد أوبزيرف) be on the watch respecting; pay attention to; notice with care; see; perceive

obstacle: Read
n. Syn. obstruction; impediment; hindrance
(عقبة) one that opposes, stands in the way of, or holds up progress

obstinate: Read
a. Syn. stubborn
(العنيد) stubbornly adhering to an attitude or opinion; hard to control or treat

obstruction: Read
n.
(إعاقة) act of obstructing; any structure that makes progress difficult

obtain: Read
v. Syn. acquire; get; procure; derive
(حصلوا علي) get hold of; gain possession of; acquire, in any way

obtainable: Read
a. Syn. available
(أحيانا) available; capable of being obtained

obvious: Read
a. Syn. evident; apparent
(واضح) exposed; easily discovered; plain

occasion: Read
n. Syn. incident
(بمناسبة) significant event that occurs at a critical time; opportunity to do something; event or happening

occasional: Read
a. Syn. random; incidental
(عرضية) random; occurring from time to time; infrequent

occasionally: Read
ad. Syn. sometimes; infrequently; irregularly
(الحصول عليها في بعض الأحيان) now and then; from time to time; infrequently; irregularly

occupation: Read
n. Syn. job; vocation; business
(الاحتلال) act of occupying or taking possession; control of a country by military forces of a foreign power

occupy: Read
v. Syn. inhabit
(احتل) inhabit; live in a certain place; be present in; be inside of

occur: Read
v. Syn. happen
(تحدث) take place; be found to exist ; come to one's mind

occurrence: Read
n. Syn. incidence; event; happening
(حدوث) an event that happens

odd: Read
a. Syn. bizarre; strange; unusual
(المستغربه) not easily explained; beyond from the usual or expected; not divisible by two

odour: Read
a. Syn. odor
(الرائحة) any smell, whether fragrant or offensive; scent; perfume

offence: Read
n.
(جريمة) act of causing anger, resentment, displeasure, or affront; violation or infraction of moral or social code

offend: Read
v.
(الإساءة) strike against; attack; assail; make angry; affront

offensive: Read
a. Syn. attacking; insulting; distasteful
(هجوم) causing anger, displeasure, resentment, or affront

offer: Read
n. Syn. proposal
(عرض) act of presenting; something, such as a suggestion, proposal, bid, or recommendation

offset: Read
v.
(أوفست) counterbalance, counteract, or compensate for; balance

offspring: Read
n. Syn. descendant
(ذرية) descendant

omen: Read
n.
(فأل) any indication or action regarded as a foreshowing; phenomenon supposed to portend good or evil

ominous: Read
a. Syn. threatening
(المشؤومة) threatening; foreshadowing evil or tragic developments

omission: Read
n.
(إغفال) act of omitting; neglect or failure to do something required by propriety or duty

omit: Read
v. Syn. bypass; neglect
(حذف) leave undone or leave out ; bypass; neglect; fail to include or mention

onset: Read
n. Syn. start; assault
(بداية) beginning or early stages; offensive against enemy

opaque: Read
a. Syn. nontransparent; obscure
(مبهمة) impenetrable by light; not transparent; not reflecting light; having no luster

opera: Read
n.
(أوبرا) a drama set to music and consists of singing

operative: Read
a.
(المنطوق) having power of acting; exerting force, physical or moral; active in the production of effects

opinion: Read
n.
(الرأي) notion or conviction founded on probable evidence; belief stronger than impression; favorable estimation

opponent: Read
n. Syn. antagonist; adversary
(معارض) contestant; someone who offers opposition ; adverse; hostile; opposing

opportune: Read
a. Syn. timely
(المناسب) timely; just in time; suited or right for a particular purpose

opportunity: Read
n. Syn. chance; probability
(الفرص) favorable or advantageous circumstance; chance for progress or advancement

oppose: Read
v.
(بالاعتراض) place in front of, or over against; set opposite; exhibit; confront; resist; withstand

opposite: Read
n.
(/ مقابل) two words that express opposing concepts; contrariwise; directly facing each other

opposition: Read
n.
(المعارضة) condition of being in conflict; act of opposing something

optical: Read
a.
(بصرية) of or relating to or involving light or optics

optimal: Read
a. Syn. optimum; ideal
(متفائل) most advantageous; optimum; ideal

optimism: Read
n.
(تفاؤل) tendency to expect the best possible outcome; belief that the universe is improving and good will win over evil

optimistic: Read
a. Syn. hopeful; positive
(متفائلة) hopeful; positive; expecting the best in all possible ways

optimum: Read
a. Syn. best
(اختياري) most favorable or advantageous

option: Read
n. Syn. alternative; choice; selection
(وصف) act of choosing; power or freedom to choose

optional: Read
a.
(اختياري) not obligatory; left to choice; not compulsory or automatic

oral: Read
a. Syn. spoken; unwritten
(الشفوي) spoken; unwritten; relating to the mouth

orbit: Read
n. Syn. path; circle
(أوربت) path; circle; move in an orbit; encircle

orchard: Read
n. Syn. garden
(بساتين) garden; area of land devoted to the cultivation of fruit or nut trees

orchestra: Read
n. Syn. band
(الأوركسترا) band

orderly: Read
a.
(منظم) conformed to order; in order; regular; well-regulated

ore: Read
n. Syn. mineral
(خام) mineral that contains metal that is valuable enough to be mined

organ: Read
n.
(أعضائه) natural part or structure in animal or plant, capable of performing some special action

organic: Read
a.
(العضوية) simple and healthful and close to nature

organism: Read
n.
(الحي) living being; system considered analogous in structure or function to a living body

orient: Read
v. Syn. direct; guide; lead
(الشرق) focus toward; determine position with reference to another point; locate to face the east

oriental: Read
a.
(توجيه) of or relating to the countries of the orient or their peoples or cultures; eastern

orientation: Read
n. Syn. direction
(اتجاه) act of finding oneself position; position or alignment relative to points of directions; course introducing new situation

origin: Read
n.
(شرقية المنشأ) the first existence or beginning of anything; birth; fountain

original: Read
a. Syn. first; primary
(النسخة الأصلية) not second hand; not copied or translated from something else

originality: Read
n. Syn. novelty; creativity
(أصالة) novelty; creativity; capacity to act or think independently

originate: Read
v. Syn. initiate; invent; begin
(تنشأ) initiate; invent; bring into being; create

ornament: Read
n. Syn. decoration; adornment
(زخرفة) decoration; something used to beautify

ornamental: Read
a. Syn. decorative; embellishing
(الزينة) decorative; any plant grown for its beauty or ornamental value

ounce: Read
n.
(اوقية (الاونصة)) unit of weight equal to one sixteenth of a pound

outbreak: Read
n. Syn. beginning; eruption; explosion
(اندفاع) beginning; eruption; explosion

outcome: Read
n. Syn. result; effect
(نتائج) result; end or consequence; result of a random trial

outdoors: Read
ad.
(في الهواء الطلق) out of house; out of doors

outermost: Read
a. Syn. utmost
(السابق) far most; utmost; outmost; most distant from the center or inside

outlandish: Read
a. Syn. strange; bizarre
(غريبة) unconventional; strikingly unfamiliar; located far from civilized areas

outlaw: Read
n.
(المجرم) person excluded from the benefit of the law, or deprived of its protection; fugitive from the law; habitual criminal

outlet: Read
n. Syn. channel
(بابا) an opening that permits escape or release; activity that releases creative energy or emotion

outline: Read
n.
(الخطوط العريضة) line that appears to bound an object; shape of an object or figure; summary of a written work or speech

outlook: Read
n. Syn. viewpoint; standpoint
(توقعات) prospect; view; belief about the future ; act of looking out

output: Read
n. Syn. production; product
(الانتاج) act or process of producing; production; amount produced during a certain time

outrage: Read
n. Syn. atrocity; barbarity
(الغضب) act of extreme violence or viciousness; offense

outrageous: Read
n. Syn. violent; atrocious
(صريح) of the nature of an outrage; exceeding the limits of right, reason

outright: Read
ad. Syn. altogether; entirely
(صريح) altogether; entirely; without reservation or exception

outset: Read
n.
(الفاحشة البداية) beginning; start; origin; time at which something is supposed to begin

outstanding: Read
a.
(المعلقة) distinguished from others in excellence

oval: Read
a. Syn. elliptic
(البيضوية) elliptic; rounded like an egg

overall: Read
a. Syn. general; comprehensive
(الشاملة) general; comprehensive; from one end to the other; including everything

overcast: Read
a.
(غيوم) covered or obscured, as with clouds or mist; gloomy; melancholy

overcharge: Read
n. Syn. overprice
(فاحش) overprice; a price that is too high

overcome: Read
v. Syn. defeat
(تغلب) defeat another in competition or conflict; conquer; prevail over

overestimate: Read
v.
(المبالغة) make too high an estimate of

overflow: Read
v.
(تجاوز) flow over; cover with, or as with, water or other fluid; spread over; flow over the brim of

overhear: Read
v.
(يسمعك) hear more of anything than was intended to be heard; hear again

overlap: Read
n.
(التداخل) representation of common ground between two things; extend over and cover a part of

overlapping: Read
a.
(التداخل) covering with a design in which one element covers a part of another

overload: Read
v.
(الزائد) place too much a load on

overlook: Read
v. Syn. ignore; disregard
(نغفل) ignore; disregard; fail to notice ; watch over

overseas: Read
ad.
(الشاغرة) beyond or across the sea; abroad

oversight: Read
n. Syn. omission; inattention
(الإشراف) unintentional omission or mistake; watchful care or management; supervision

overtake: Read
v.
(تجاوز) come up with in a course, pursuit, progress, or motion; catch up with; come upon from behind; capture; overcome

overthrow: Read
v.
(قلب) throw over; overturn; upset; turn upside down; cause to fall or to fail

overtime: Read
n.
(العمل الإضافي) beyond the regular time

overwhelm: Read
v.
(تطغى) defeat; cover completely or make imperceptible; overcome by superior force ; charge someone with too many tasks

overwhelming: Read
a.
(الساحقة) overpowering in effect or strength; very great or intense; extreme

owe: Read
v.
(تمليك) be in debt; be obliged to pay or repay

owl: Read
n.
(البومة) any species of raptorial birds of the family Strigidae

own: Read
a.
(تمليك) belonging to oneself or itself; not foreign; domestic

ownership: Read
n.
(مدين الملكية) having and controlling property

oxide: Read
n.
(أكسيد) any compound of oxygen with another element; a binary chemical compound of oxygen

oxygen: Read
n.
(الأكسجين) a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas

oyster: Read
n.
(المحار) marine mollusks having a rough irregular shell