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abandon
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/ə'bændən/ n. Syn. relinquish
(abandonar) lacking restraint or control; feeling of extreme emotional intensity; unbounded enthusiasm
With her parents out of town, Kelly danced all night with abandon.
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abstract
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/'æbstrækt/ a. Syn. theoretical; abstruse
(resumen) theoretical; not concrete; not applied or practical; difficult to understand
To him, hunger was an abstract concept; he had never missed a meal.
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academy
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/ə'kædəmɪ/ n.
(Academia) school for special instruction; society of scholars, scientists, or artists
The mission of our academy is actually to ensure the health and the well-being of all children.
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access
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/'æksɛs/ n. Syn. approach
(ACCESO) approach; entry; entrance
It remains to be seen whether the multinationals like Chevron, Exxon Mobil, and BP will give in to Mr Chavez's brinksmanship as they know he needs them as much as they need access to his oil.
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accommodate
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/ə'kɒmədeɪt/ v. Syn. adapt; oblige
(alojar) do a favor or service for; provide for; supply with; make suitable; adapt; allow for
As for the stage in the public auditorium, it can easily be adjusted to accommodate from a full-scale musical production to one by a solo vocalist.
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accompany
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/ə'kʌmpənɪ/ v.
(ACOMPAÑAR) travel with; be associated with
But the night being wet and inclement, Mr. Rochester did not accompany them.
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accumulate
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/ə'kju:mjʊleɪt/ v. Syn. collect
(ACUMULAR) pile up; collect; mount up; increase
The tendency of Capital to accumulate is a big threat to the free market.
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accurate
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/'ækjʊrət/ a. Syn. precise; correct
(EXACTA) capable of providing a correct reading or measurement; performing with care and precision
Very Interesting, can anyone tell me, how accurate is the English translation in the posted clip?
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achieve
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/ə'tʃi:v/ v. Syn. accomplish; fulfill
(LOGRAR) gain with effort; accomplish; fulfill
Water, energy, health, agriculture, and biodiversity, require the world's scientific community to come up with the means to achieve sustainable development.
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acknowledge
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/ək'nɒlɪdʒ/ v. Syn. recognize; admit
(reconocer) declare to be true or admit; express obligation, thanks
Although I acknowledge that the Beatles' tunes sound pretty dated today, I still prefer them to the songs my brothers play.
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acquire
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/ə'kwaɪə(r)/ v. Syn. obtain; gain
(adquirir) gain through experience or effort; gain possession of; locate with tracking system
As Norman Mailer once said to me, "One of the hardest things to acquire is a persona, and you've got one."
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adapt
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/ə'dæpt/ v. Syn. alter; modify
(adaptación) make fit for; change to suit a new purpose
One way to adapt is to become smaller, generation by generation.
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adequate
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/'ædɪkwət/ a. Syn. sufficient; enough
(ADECUADA) sufficient; enough to meet a purpose
England missed key players through injury, lacked adequate preparation and was unable to match Australia's skill.
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adjacent
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/ə'dʒeɪsənt/ a. Syn. adjoining; neighboring
(adyacentes) adjoining; neighboring; close to; lying near
Philip's best friend Jason lived only four houses down the block, close but not immediately adjacent.
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adjust
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/ə'dʒʌst/ v. Syn. adapt; regulate
(AJUSTE) adapt; regulate
The opera house was handed over by the builders nearly a year ago, but it's taken many months to install new stage machinery and to adjust the acoustics.
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administrate
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/əd'mɪnɪstreɪt/ v.
(administrar) administer; supply; supervise or be in charge of
Remember that Democrats want to increase spending and create more laws which in turn create more government to administrate and enforce.
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adult
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/'ædʌlt/ n.
(obsceno) one who has attained maturity or legal age; fully grown
Not clear from the video if the adult is a man or woman, but he or she is facing charges of endangering the welfare of a child.
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advocate
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/'ædvəkət/ v. Syn. urge; support
(Abogado) speak, plead, or argue in favour of; plead for; push for something
The some doctors advocate a smoking ban in the entire house.
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affect
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/ə'fɛkt/ v.
(AFECTA) have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
The move is likely to affect women and girls all over the world as international brands such as Mango and Zara have signed up to the agreement.
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aggregate
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/'ægrɪgət/ v. Syn. gather; accumulate
(global) gather into a mass, sum, or whole; amount to
Before the Wall Street scandals, dealers managed to aggregate great wealth in short periods of time.
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