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/ə'kædəmɪ/ n.
(Academia) school for special instruction; society of scholars, scientists, or artists
The mission of our [___] is actually to ensure the health and the well-being of all children.

Spelling Word: academy
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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 [___] to his oil.

Spelling Word: access
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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 [___] a smoking ban in the entire house.

Spelling Word: advocate
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/ə'fɛkt/ v.
(AFECTA) have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
The move is likely to [___] women and girls all over the world as international brands such as Mango and Zara have signed up to the agreement.

Spelling Word: affect
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/ɔ:l'bi:ɪt/ ad.
(aunque) even though; although; notwithstanding
This question bothers me, [___] from a different perspective.

Spelling Word: albeit
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/ə'sɛmb(ə)l/ v. Syn. gather
(MONTE) put together; bring or call together into a group or whole
Washington announced its decision to dissolve the core group of nations, the US, India, Japan and Australia, it would [___] to deliver aid.

Spelling Word: assemble
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/si:s/ v. Syn. stop; terminate
(CESAR) stop; terminate; put an end to; discontinue
We must not only [___] from the acts of sin, but we must get the vicious habits and inclinations weakened and destroyed.

Spelling Word: cease
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/'sɪv(ə)l/ a. Syn. civic
(civil) having to do with citizens or the state; courteous and polite
Although Internal Revenue Service agents are [___] servants, they are not always courteous to suspected tax cheats.

Spelling Word: civil
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/'klæsɪk/ n.
(CLÁSICO) work of acknowledged excellence and authority, or its author; creation of the highest excellence
His face was like a Greek face, very pure in outline: quite a straight, [___] nose; quite an Athenian mouth and chin.

Spelling Word: classic
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/koʊd/ n.
(CÓDIGO) body of law; system of rules or regulations relating to one subject; system of symbols, letters, or words
Do you know the postal [___] of this postal district?

Spelling Word: code