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4000 IELTS Academic Words List (2)

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bachelor
backbone
backward
bacon
bacterium
badge
badminton
baffle
baggage
bait
bake
balance
balcony
bald
ballet
balloon
ballroom
bamboo
band
bandage
bang
banker
bankrupt
banner
banquet
bar
barber
bare
barely
bargain
barge
bark
barn
barometer
baron
barrel
barren
barrier
barter
baseball
basement
basin
bathe
batter
battery
bay
bazaar
bead
beak
beam
bean
bear
bearing
beat
become
beforehand
behalf
behave
behavior
belly
beloved
below
bend
beneath
beneficial
beneficiary
benefit
benevolent
bent
besides
bestow
bet
betray
beverage
bewilder
bias
bid
bill
billion
bind
biographer
biography
biologist
bite
bitter
bitterness
blacksmith
blade
blame
blank
blanket
blast
blaze
bleach
bleed
blend
bless
blessing
blink
block
bloom
blossom
blot
blunder
blunt
blush
board
boarding
boast
bodyguard
boil
bold
bolt
bond
bonus
bookcase
boom
booming
boost
booth
border
bore
boring
bother
bounce
bound
boundary
bourgeois
bow
bowl
boycott
brace
brain
brake
brand
breach
breadth
break
breakdown
breakthrough
breath
breathe
breed
breeze
bribe
bridle
brief
brighten
brilliance
brilliant
brim
brink
brisk
brittle
broadcast
broaden
brochure
bronze
brood
brook
brown
bruise
brutal
brute
bubble
bucket
bud
budget
buffet
bug
bulb
bulk
bulky
bull
bulletin
bullion
bump
bunch
bundle
burdensome
bureaucracy
burial
bush
business
butcher
butter
butterfly
buzz
bygone
bypass


baby-sitter: Read
n.
(مؤلم) person engaged to care for children when the parents are not home

bachelor: Read
n.
(بكالوريوس) unmarried men; the first or lowest academic degree conferred by universities and colleges

backbone: Read
n. Syn. support; mainstay
(البابون) support; mainstay; vertebrate spine or spinal column

backward: Read
a.
(الى الوراء) directed to the back or rear; unwilling; averse; reluctant; hesitating; undeveloped

bacon: Read
n.
(باكون) back and sides of a pig salted and smoked

bacterium: Read
n.
(بكتيريا) single celled organism with no nucleus

badge: Read
n.
(بادج) distinctive mark, token, or sign worn on the person

badminton: Read
n.
(الريشة) game played on a court with light long-handled rackets

baffle: Read
v. Syn. frustrate; perplex
(إرباك) frustrate as by confusing or perplexing; impede force or movement of

baggage: Read
n. Syn. luggage; packing
(الأمتعة) trunks, bags, parcels, and suitcases in which one carries one's belongings while traveling; luggage

bait: Read
v. Syn. harass; tease
(القفص) harass; tease; lure, entice, or entrap

bake: Read
v.
(خبز) prepare, as food, by cooking in a dry heat, either in an oven or under coals, or on heated stone or metal

balance: Read
n. Syn. equilibrium; symmetry; stability
(التوازن) being in equilibrium; equilibrium; symmetry; stability

balcony: Read
n.
(شرفة) platform projecting from the wall of a building

bald: Read
a. Syn. hairless
(بولد) hairless; lacking a natural or usual covering

ballet: Read
n.
(باليه) a sort of theatrical representation by dancers

balloon: Read
n.
(خلفية) large non-rigid bag filled with gas or heated air

ballroom: Read
n.
(قاعة) large room used mainly for dancing

bamboo: Read
n.
(الخيزران) plant of the family of grasses, and genus Bambusa, growing in tropical countries

band: Read
n. Syn. orchestra; team
(باند) orchestra; team; strip; ribbon; belt; unite; ally

bandage: Read
n.
(ضمادة) strip of woven material, used in dressing and binding up wounds

bang: Read
n.
(بانغ) a vigorous blow; a conspicuous success

banker: Read
n.
(بندلدر) person in charge of the bank in a gambling game; one who owns or is an executive in a bank

bankrupt: Read
a.
(افلاس) penniless, without any money; financially ruined

banner: Read
n. Syn. flag; sign
(بانر) flag; sign; a newspaper headline that runs across the full page

banquet: Read
n. Syn. feast
(مأدبة) feast; entertainment of eating and drinking

bar: Read
n. Syn. caf‚
(بار) a counter where you can obtain food or drink; cafe; strip; stick

barber: Read
n. Syn. haircutter; shaver
(افلاس) haircutter; one whose business is to cut hair and to shave or trim beards

bare: Read
a. Syn. naked; nude
(باري) lacking the usual or appropriate covering or clothing

barely: Read
ad. Syn. just; only
(بالكاد) just; only; hardly; scarcely

bargain: Read
n.
(صفقة) agreement between parties concerning the sale of property

barge: Read
n. Syn. flatboat
(الإفلاس) flatboat; long, large boat for transporting freight that is unpowered and towed or pushed by other craft

bark: Read
n. Syn. yelp; howl
(اللحاء) sound made by a dog; harsh sound uttered by a dog

barn: Read
n.
(الشونة) an outlying farm building for storing grain or animal feed and housing farm animals

barometer: Read
n.
(البارومتر) instrument for determining the weight or pressure of the atmosphere

baron: Read
n.
(البربرية البارون) title or degree of nobility

barrel: Read
n. Syn. vessel
(برميل) vessel; large cylindrical container

barren: Read
a. Syn. desolate
(جرداء) desolate; fruitless and unproductive; lacking

barrier: Read
n. Syn. obstacle; hindrance; hurdle
(العدوانية حاجز) obstacle; structure built to bar passage; boundary or limit

barter: Read
v. Syn. trade; exchange
(مقايضة) trade goods or services without the exchange of money

baseball: Read
n.
(البيسبول) game played with a bat and ball by two opposing teams of nine players; ball used in this game

basement: Read
n. Syn. cellar
(قبو) cellar; storage room

basin: Read
n.
(النباح) bowl-shaped vessel, usually used for holding food or liquids

bathe: Read
v. Syn. lave; immerse
(الاستحمام) wash by immersion, as in a bath; subject to bath; lave; immerse or cover one's self

batter: Read
v.
(العجين) beat with successive blows; beat repeatedly and with violence

battery: Read
n.
(البطارية) beating or pounding; set of guns or heavy artillery; dry cell that produces electric current

bay: Read
n.
(باي) inlet of the sea, usually smaller than a gulf; small body of water set off from the main body

bazaar: Read
n.
(باتون) market consisting of a street lined with shops and stalls, especially one in the Middle East

bead: Read
n. Syn. pearl; drops; droplet
(حبة) small piece of material, such as glass, plastic, or wood, that is pierced for stringing

beak: Read
n. Syn. nib
(حوض منقار) nib ;horny projecting mouth of a bird

beam: Read
n. Syn. rafter; brace
(شعاع دمية للأطفال) ray of light; long piece of metal or wood; long piece fixed or movable in structure, machine, or tool

bean: Read
n.
(الفول) various edible seeds; small oval or roundish seed, berry, nut, or lump

bear: Read
v. Syn. support; sustain
(الدب) support; sustain; carry; have; yield; give birth; hold up or support

bearing: Read
n.
(وإذ تضع) carrying another part; patient endurance; suffering without complaint; act of producing or giving birth

beat: Read
v. Syn. whip; strike; defeat
(تهزم) whip; strike; defeat; hit repeatedly

become: Read
v.
(أصبح) suit or be suitable to; be worthy of, or proper for; cause to appear well; grow or come to be

beforehand: Read
ad. Syn. previously; aforetime
(مسبقا) in state of anticipation; in advance; by way of preparation

behalf: Read
n. Syn. represent
(باسم) represent; advantage, benefit, interest of someone

behave: Read
v. Syn. perform; behave oneself
(التصرف) perform; conduct oneself in a proper way

behavior: Read
n. Syn. conduct; manner
(السلوك) conduct; manner

belly: Read
n.
(شرقي) part of human body which extends downward from breast to thighs, and contains bowels; womb

beloved: Read
a.
(الحبيب) greatly loved; dear to the heart

below: Read
ad. Syn. beneath; under
(أدناه) under, or lower in place; beneath not so high; inferior to in rank; unworthy of

bend: Read
v.
(ينحني) strain or move out of a straight line; curve; turn toward some certain point

beneath: Read
ad. Syn. below; under
(تحت) lower in place, with something directly over or on; under; underneath; below

beneficial: Read
a. Syn. helpful; useful
(مفيدة) helpful; tending to promote physical well-being

beneficiary: Read
n.
(المستفيد) person entitled to benefits or proceeds of an insurance policy or will

benefit: Read
n. Syn. welfare; gain
(المنافع) advantage; something that aids or promotes well-being ; welfare; gain

benevolent: Read
a. Syn. generous; charitable
(الخيرية) generous in providing aid to others; charitable

bent: Read
a.
(عازمة) determined to do or have

besides: Read
ad.
(جانب) over and above; separate or distinct from; in addition to; other than

bestow: Read
v. Syn. present
(منح) give as gift; present

bet: Read
n.
(الرهان) stake or pledge upon the event of a contingent issue; amount or object risked in a wager

betray: Read
v. Syn. reveal
(خيانة) be unfaithful; reveal unconsciously or unwillingly

beverage: Read
n. Syn. refreshment
(المشروبات) liquids for drinking, usually excluding water; refreshment

bewilder: Read
v. Syn. confuse
(يذهل) lead into perplexity or confusion; perplex with mazes

bias: Read
n. Syn. prejudice; preference
(التحيز) preference or inclination, especially one that inhibits impartial judgment; influence in unfair way

bid: Read
v.
(عرض) make an offer of; propose; offer in words; declare, as a wish, a greeting, a threat, or defiance

bill: Read
n. Syn. invoice
(بيل) invoice; act; proposal; statement or list of particulars, such as a theater program or menu

billion: Read
n.
(بيل مليار) the number that is represented as a one followed by 9 zeros

bind: Read
v. Syn. contract; cohere; stick
(الثنائية ربط) tie, or confine with a cord, band, or chain; make fast; contract; cohere or stick together

biographer: Read
n.
(السيرة الذاتية) one who writes a book about somebody's life

biography: Read
n.
(السيرة الذاتية) an account of the series of events making up a person's life; accounts of people's life

biologist: Read
n.
(الاحياء) scientist who studies living organisms

bite: Read
v.
(بايت) pierce skin with teeth; seize with the teeth; sting with a stinger; eat into; have a sharp taste

bitter: Read
a. Syn. painful; acrid; acrimonious
(المر) harsh or corrosive in tone; painful; acrid; acrimonious

bitterness: Read
n.
(مرارة) sharp and bitter manner

blacksmith: Read
n.
(الحدادة) one who forges and shapes iron with a hammer and anvil

blade: Read
n.
(شفرة) flat part of the leaf, of any plant, especially of gramineous plants; cutting part of an instrument

blame: Read
v. Syn. condemn; rebuke
(تلوموا) condemn; rebuke; find fault with; censure

blank: Read
a.
(فارغة) of a white or pale color; without color; empty; void

blanket: Read
n.
(بطانية) heavy, loosely woven fabric, usually of wool, and having a nap, used in bed clothing

blast: Read
n. Syn. explode; burst
(انفجار) explode; burst; gale; very strong gust of wind or air

blaze: Read
n. Syn. flame
(الحريق) brilliant burst of fire; destructive fire; flame

bleach: Read
v. Syn. whiten; blanch
(بليتش) make white or colorless; blanch

bleed: Read
v.
(تنزف) emit blood; lose blood; withdraw blood from the body

blend: Read
n. Syn. combination; mixture
(مزيج) combination; mixture; forming uniform mixture

bless: Read
v.
(يبارك) make or pronounce holy; consecrate; make happy

blessing: Read
n. Syn. boon; benediction
(بركة) praying for divine protection; formal act of giving approval

blink: Read
v. Syn. wink
(طرفة) shut eyes briefly; wink

block: Read
v. Syn. chunk
(المنع) hinder; obstruct; indicate broadly without great detail; sketch

bloom: Read
n. Syn. flower; blossom
(بلوم) flower; blossom; best time of youth; period of greatest prosperity or productivity

blossom: Read
n.
(الزهرة) reproductive organ of plants, especially one having showy or colorful parts

blot: Read
n.
(لطخة) spot or stain, as of ink on paper; blur; weak point or failing

blunder: Read
n. Syn. error
(خطأ) serious mistake typically caused by ignorance or confusion

blunt: Read
a. Syn. insensitive
(حادة) having a dull edge or end; not sharp; lacking in feeling; insensitive

blush: Read
v.
(استحى) become rosy or reddish; turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame

board: Read
n. Syn. lumber; plank
(المجلس) a committee having supervisory powers; a flat piece of material designed for a special purpose

boarding: Read
n.
(الداخلية) wooden boards collectively; act of entering a ship; supplying with meals and lodgings for pay

boast: Read
v. Syn. brag; vaunt
(طمس تباهى) show off oneself; speak of with excessive pride

bodyguard: Read
n.
(حارس) guard to protect or defend person; lifeguard

boil: Read
v.
(تغلي) be agitated; pass from a liquid to vapor when heated; be excited with passion; heat in water

bold: Read
a. Syn. brave; daring; intrepid; impudent
(جريئة) brave; daring; intrepid; impudent

bolt: Read
v. Syn. dash
(الترباس) dash or dart off; move or jump suddenly

bond: Read
n. Syn. link; tie; connection
(الكفالة) link; connection; uniting force or tie; binding agreement; duty

bonus: Read
n.
(منحة) an extra dividend to the shareholders; money paid in addition to a stated compensation

bookcase: Read
n.
(خزانة) case with shelves for holding books, especially one with glazed doors

boom: Read
n. Syn. bonanza; prosperity
(انتعاش) bonanza; prosperity; prosper; expand; flourish

booming: Read
a.
(ازدهار) deep and resonant; flourishing; thriving

boost: Read
v. Syn. raise; advance
(بوشت) raise; advance; push or shove upward

booth: Read
n.
(بوث) house or shed built for temporary occupation; covered stall or temporary structure

border: Read
n.
(الحدود) outer part or edge of anything, as of a garment, a garden; margin; verge; brink; boundary

bore: Read
v. Syn. drill
(تتحمل) drill; make a hole in or through, with or as if with a drill

boring: Read
a. Syn. tiresome; tedious
(مملة) uninteresting and tiresome; dull

bother: Read
v. Syn. disturb; puzzle
(عناء) annoy; trouble; make agitated or nervous; fluster

bounce: Read
v. Syn. jolt; rebound
(ترتد) jolt; rebound after having struck an object or a surface

bound: Read
n. Syn. limit; constraint
(ملزمة) tied; held; committed; limit; constraint; leap; jump

boundary: Read
n. Syn. border; frontier
(خط الحدود) dividing line; border; frontier

bourgeois: Read
a.
(البرجوازية) middle class; selfishly materialistic; dully conventional

bow: Read
n.
(القوس) inclination of head, or bending of body for reverence, respect, civility, or submission; bending or rounded part of ship forward

bowl: Read
v.
(عاء) throw or roll a ball; move quickly and smoothly, especially by rolling

boycott: Read
v.
(مقاطعة) refrain from buying or using

brace: Read
n.
(قوس) something which holds anything tightly or supports it firmly, as bandage, cord, or rod;

brain: Read
n. Syn. intelligence; intellect
(الدماغ) organ or seat of intellect; understanding or imagination

brake: Read
n.
(الفرامل) a piece of mechanism for retarding or stopping motion by friction

brand: Read
n.
(العلامة التجارية) burning piece of wood; mark made by burning with a hot iron; distinctive mark upon in any way

breach: Read
n. Syn. violation; infringement
(خرق) breaking of contract or duty

breadth: Read
n. Syn. width; extent
(اتساع) measure or dimension from side to side; width; extent

break: Read
n.
(استراحة) opportunity to do something; pause or interval, as from work; sudden change

breakdown: Read
n.
(انهيار) process of failing to function or continue; sudden collapse in physical or mental health; summary of itemized data

breakthrough: Read
n.
(انفراجه) act of overcoming or penetrating an obstacle or restriction

breath: Read
n.
(النفس) air that is inhaled and exhaled in respiration

breathe: Read
v. Syn. respire
(التنفس) respire; inhale and exhale air

breed: Read
v. Syn. raise; hatch; mate
(تولد) raise; produce offspring; give birth to or hatch; mate

breeze: Read
n. Syn. light wind
(نسيم) light current of air; gentle wind; progress swiftly and effortlessly

bribe: Read
n.
(رشوة) something serving to influence or persuade; reward or gift with a view to prevent judgment

bridle: Read
n.
(اللجام) headgear with which a horse is directed and which carries a bit and reins

brief: Read
a.
(نبذة) short in time, duration, length, or extent; concise

brighten: Read
v. Syn. lighten
(لاهث سطع) lighten; cheer; encourage; make or become bright or brighter

brilliance: Read
n. Syn. cleverness; magnificence
(تألق) cleverness; magnificence

brilliant: Read
a.
(معان) full of light; shining; bright; sharp and clear in tone

brim: Read
n. Syn. brink; edge
(حافة) brink; edge

brink: Read
n. Syn. verge; border
(برينك) edge, margin, or border of a steep place verge

brisk: Read
a. Syn. energetic; swift
(انتعش) marked by speed, liveliness, and vigor; energetic; swift; keen or sharp in speech or manner

brittle: Read
a.
(رجل يعذب هش) easily broken; having little elasticity

broadcast: Read
n.
(بث) message that is transmitted by radio or television; radio or television show

broaden: Read
v. Syn. widen; expand
(توسيع) widen; grow broad or broader

brochure: Read
n. Syn. pamphlet
(كتيب) pamphlet; small book usually having paper cover

bronze: Read
n.
(البرونز) an alloy of copper and tin and sometimes other elements

brood: Read
v.
(الحضنة) think long and anxiously; be in a state of gloomy, serious thought

brook: Read
n. Syn. creek; stream
(بروك) creek; stream

brown: Read
a.
(براون) of dark color, of various shades between black and red or yellow

bruise: Read
v.
(كدمة) injure, as by a blow or collision; contuse; fight with the fists

brutal: Read
a.
(الهمجي) like a brute; savage; cruel; inhuman; merciless

brute: Read
a.
(الغاشمة) not having sensation; senseless; inanimate; unconscious; without intelligence

bubble: Read
n. Syn. foam
(فقاعة) foam; dome-shaped covering made of transparent glass or plastic; fantastic or impracticable idea or belief

bucket: Read
n.
(قادوس) vessel for drawing up water from a well; vessel for hoisting and conveying coal, ore, grain

bud: Read
n. Syn. shoot; sprout
(مهدها) one that is not yet fully developed; sprout

budget: Read
n. Syn. estimate
(الإبزيم الميزانية) estimate; a sum of money allocated for a particular purpose

buffet: Read
n.
(بوفيه) table with food set out for people to serve themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set out

bug: Read
n.
(علة) general name applied to various insects

bulb: Read
n.
(لمبة) rounded part of a cylindrical structure; electric lamp consisting of a glass ball

bulk: Read
n. Syn. majority; mass
(صب) majority; main part; volume; mass

bulky: Read
a. Syn. cumbersome; unwieldy; clumsy
(ضخمة) of large size for its weight

bull: Read
n.
(بول) male of any species of cattle; large, strong, and aggressive person; optimist regarding business conditions

bulletin: Read
n.
(النشرة) brief statement of facts; any public notice or announcement; a periodical publication

bullion: Read
n.
(سبائك) gold and silver in the form of bars

bump: Read
n. Syn. lump; bulge
(نتوء) impact as from a collision; lump on the body caused by a blow

bunch: Read
n. Syn. clump; cluster; gathering
(بانش) clump; cluster; gathering

bundle: Read
n. Syn. packet; parcel
(ربطة) packet; a package of things tied together; a large sum of money

burdensome: Read
a.
(مرهقة) not easily borne; wearing; causing uneasiness or fatigue

bureaucracy: Read
n.
(بيروقراطية) over-regulated administrative system

burial: Read
n. Syn. grave
(دفن) grave or tomb; ritual placing of a corpse in a grave; concealing something under the ground

bush: Read
n. Syn. shrub
(بوش) place abounding in trees or shrubs; wild forest

business: Read
n.
(اقتصاد) rightful concern or responsibility; occupation, work, or trade in which a person is engaged; commercial enterprise

butcher: Read
n. Syn. slaughterer
(جزار) one whose job is to kill animals for food; one who kills in large numbers, or with unusual cruelty; vendor, especially on train or in theater

butter: Read
n.
(زبدة) oily, unctuous substance obtained from cream or milk by churning

butterfly: Read
n.
(فراشة) insect typically having a slender body with broad colorful wings

buzz: Read
n.
(طنين) confusion of activity and gossip; sound of rapid vibration

bygone: Read
a.
(ماضية) past; gone by

bypass: Read
n.
(تجاوز) channel used to conduct gas or liquid around another pipe or a fixture; conductor having low resistance in parallel

by-product: Read
n.
(من قبل المنتج) product made during the manufacture of something else