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 IELTS General Words List
1   Overview:
IELTS General Test is to evaluate English level to fit for daily living and working. To own strong IELTS general vocabulary is the prerequisite to pass the test.

To migrate to English speaking countries, including Australia, UK, Canada, and New Zealand, people are usually asked to take this test. IELTS General Test is easier than IELTS Academic Test in reading and writing, however, test takers should focus on the specialities of separate tests, don't simply compare which is easier to pass. Actually they are independent tests and their scores cannot be converted in any way.

To reflect nature of general test, IELTS general vocabulary has its attribute: related to living, working, and social activities. Most of words are selected from real scenarios, such as shopping in mall and renting an apartment. These words aren't difficult for native English speakers; but as for ESL (English as Second Language), many people still need take courses to study or enrich before test day.

This IELTS general words list is compiled to meet with the basic criteria of IELTS general training test. 4000 words are categorized into 11 groups. To speed up studying, the initial page shows word list alone and hides definitions. If you need to look up definition, just click a button to retrieve by word. This design helps to skip known words as fast as possible, because this is a large list and you may know some of them more or less.

So, this is a proven IELTS general vocabulary with smart web technology supporting. It dramatically decreases time to skip known words and helps to focus on new words. If you are preparing IELTS general training test and are looking for a vocabulary, this one is deserved to have a look.

In addition, we have to remind IELTS academic test takers that these 4000 IELTS general words are actually the base of both academic and general tests. If you are IELTS academic test taker, you should take this list as fundamental vocabulary. Based on it, study other IELTS vocabularies. Especially, students living non-English speaking counties should take this general vocabulary seriously, because most of academic vocabularies exclude common daily words, but some of which occur on both IELTS test papers from time to time. This's why all IELTS test takers need this list.

If you used to study English words through static ebooks, we recommend a basic level ebook IELTS 1200 Words in 30 Days, which can be found from main ebook distributors, such as Apple iBook, Google Books, Amazon Kindle. Besides, this web site also offers a web app with same vocabulary as the ebook to speed up your studying, Try It!

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Before kicking off preparing IELTS general vocabulary, you should understand that general vocabulary is specially for IELTS general training test. If there is any confusion, go to the IELTS Official Website, which will help you out and clarify your question.
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Words of Group 7 (Part of words, select list to view all.):
nail
naive
name
nameless
namesake
napkin
narrate
narration
narrow
nation
national
nationality
natural
naturally
nature
naughty
navel
navy
near
nearby
nearly
necessarily
necessary
necessity
neck
necklace
need
needful
needless
negotiate
negro
neighbor
neighborhood
neighboring
neither
nephew
nerve
nest
nestle
net
neutrality
never
new
news
newspaper
next
nice
nickname
niece
night
nightgown
nightingale
nine
nineteen
ninety
ninth
no
no.
noble
nobody
nod
noise
none
noon
normal
normalization
normalize
north
northeast
northern
northward
northwest
nose
nostril
not
notebook
noted
nothing
notice
noticeable
notification
noun
novelette
novelist
november
now
number
nun
nurse
nut
o.k.
obedience
obey
observation
observer
obviously
occident
occidental
ocean
oceania
oceanography
october
off
offering
office
officer
official
often
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acceptable  Speak
Exercise
a. relating to or characteristic of art or artists
a. aesthetically pleasing
Exercise
n. a quantity that is added
n. a suburban area laid out in streets and lots for a future residential area
Exercise
a. adequate for the purpose
a. judged to be in conformity with approved usage
Exercise
a. capable of erupting
a. having life or vigor or spirit
activity  Speak
Exercise
n. a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)
n. an organic process that takes place in the body
Exercise
n. a share set aside for a specific purpose
n. the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan
Exercise
n. the act of appearing in public view
n. formal attendance (in court or at a hearing) of a party in an action
Exercise
ad. at or in or to any place
actuality  Speak
Exercise
n. the state of actually existing objectively
Exercise
n. an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
n. the act of bringing near or bringing together especially the cut edges of tissue
Exercise
ad. behind or in the rear
ad. happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
Exercise
n. letters and packages that are transported by aircraft
v. send or transport by airmail
advice  Speak
Exercise
n. a general name for beer made with a top fermenting yeast; in some of the United States an ale is (by law) a brew of more than 4% alcohol by volume
Exercise
n. a proposal for an appropriate course of action
Exercise
a. of or relating to the Arctic
n. a waterproof overshoe that protects shoes from water or snow
Exercise
n. a share set aside for a specific purpose
n. the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan
allocation  Speak
Exercise
v. come into sight or view
v. be issued or published
Exercise
n. a share set aside for a specific purpose
n. the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan
Exercise
a. having a sturdy and well proportioned body
a. relating to or befitting athletics or athletes
Exercise
ad. used to indicate that a statement explains or supports a previous statement
ad. in any way whatsoever
almost  Speak
Exercise
a. (of the elements) as if showing violent anger
a. feeling or showing anger
Exercise
ad. (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but
Exercise
ad. used of movement to or among many different places or in no particular direction
ad. (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct
Exercise
v. make psychologically or physically used (to something)
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Read [Esc] n. an athlete who performs acts requiring skill and agility and coordination


Spelling Word: acrobat
Read [Esc] n. a public promotion of some product or service


Spelling Word: advertisement
Read [Esc] ad. behind or in the rear
ad. happening at a time subsequent to a reference time


Spelling Word: after
Read [Esc] n. the act of initiating hostilities
n. deliberately unfriendly behavior


Spelling Word: aggression
Read [Esc] n. an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets


Spelling Word: airplane
Read [Esc] n. a liquor or brew containing [___] as the active agent
n. any of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation


Spelling Word: alcohol
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