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Vocabulary for PTE Speaking (1)

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abandon
abstract
academic
access
accommodation
accompany
accumulation
accurate
achieve
acquisition
adaptation
adequate
adjacent
adjustment
administration
advocate
affect
aggregate
aid
albeit
alter
alternative
ambiguous
amendment
analogous
analysis
annual
apparent
appendix
appreciation
approach
appropriate
approximate
arbitrary
area
assembly
assessment
assistance
assume
assurance
attached
author
authority
available
aware
behalf
benefit
bias
bond
brief
bulk
capable
capacity
challenge
channel
chapter
chart
civil
clarity
classical
clause
code
coherence
coincide
collapse
commission
commitment
commodity
communication
community
compensation
complement
complex
component
comprehensive
comprise
concept
concurrent
conduct
conference
confirmed
conflict
conformity
consent
considerable
consistent
constant
constitutional
construction
consumer
contact
contemporary
context
contract
contradiction
contrary
contrast
contribution
controversy
convention
conversely
convinced
cooperative
coordination
core
corporate
corresponding
couple
create
credit
criteria
crucial
currency
cycle
data
debate
decline
definite
definition
demonstrate
denote
deny
depression
design
despite
device
discretion
displacement
display
distinction
distribution
diversity
document
domain
domestic
dominant
draft
dramatic
duration
dynamic
economic
edition
eliminate
emphasis
empirical
enable
energy
enormous
ensure
environment
equation
equipment
equivalent
erosion
estate
estimate
ethnic
eventually
evidence
evolution
exceed
exhibit
expansion
expert
explicit
exploitation
export
exposure
external
extract

Word and Definition List


abandon: Read  (放棄) lacking restraint or control; feeling of extreme emotional intensity; unbounded enthusiasm

abstract: Read  (抽象) theoretical; not concrete; not applied or practical; difficult to understand

academic: Read  (学術) related to school; not practical or directly useful; relating to scholarly organization; based on formal education

access: Read  (アクセス) approach; entry; entrance

accommodation: Read  (宿泊施設) living quarters provided for public convenience; something that meets a need; convenience

accompany: Read  (添付) travel with; be associated with

accumulation: Read  (蓄積) increase by natural growth or addition; concentration

accurate: Read  (正確) capable of providing a correct reading or measurement; performing with care and precision

achieve: Read  (全体) gain with effort; accomplish; fulfill

acquisition: Read  (知らせる被告アクティブ) act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something

adaptation: Read  (適応) modification; alteration or adjustment in structure or habits

adequate: Read  (十分) sufficient; enough to meet a purpose

adjacent: Read  (隣接) adjoining; neighboring; close to; lying near

adjustment: Read  (調整) making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances

administration: Read  (管理) management; supervision; people who are in charge for management; activity of government for powers and duties

advocate: Read  (支持) speak, plead, or argue in favour of; plead for; push for something

affect: Read  (影響) have an emotional or cognitive impact upon

aggregate: Read  (集計) gather into a mass, sum, or whole; amount to

aid: Read  (援助) person or thing that promotes or helps in something done; helper; assistant

albeit: Read  (いえ) even though; although; notwithstanding

alter: Read  (変更) modify; cause to change; make different; convert

alternative: Read  (代替) one of two or more things, ideas or courses of action that may be used; option; choice

ambiguous: Read  (あいまい) unclear or doubtful in meaning

amendment: Read  (改正は) correction; revision

analogous: Read  (似) comparable; similar or alike

analysis: Read  (分析) study; investigation; process of breaking down a substance into its constituent parts

annual: Read  (年間) occurring or payable every year

apparent: Read  (明らか) capable of being seen, or easily seen; open to view; visible to eye

appendix: Read  (付録) something appended or added

appreciation: Read  (感謝の意を) recognition; taste; judgment or opinion, especially a favorable one

approach: Read  (アプローチ) access; method

appropriate: Read  (適切な) acquire; take possession of for one's own use; set apart for specific use

approximate: Read  (概算) approach; come near

arbitrary: Read  (任意) randomly chosen; determined by chance or impulse, and not by reason or principle

area: Read  (エリア) plane surface, as of the floor of a room; open space in a building; the enclosed space; extent; scope; range

assembly: Read  (アセンブリは) gathering; meeting; a group of persons gathered together for common reason

assessment: Read  (評価) act of judging or assessing; amount determined as payable

assistance: Read  (サポート) activity of contributing to fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose

assume: Read  (想定) suppose; presume; take on; bear

assurance: Read  (保証) promise or pledge; certainty; self-confidence; freedom from doubt

attached: Read  (添付) fastened together; joined by wall, especially by sharing a wall with another building; not freestanding

author: Read  (著者) beginner, former, or first mover of anything; creator; originator; one who composes or writes book or composer

authority: Read  (権限) jurisdiction; power to enforce laws, exact obedience, command, determine, or judge; government

available: Read  (利用) convenient for use or disposal; not busy, free; obtainable; accessible

aware: Read  (認識) knowing; having knowledge or cognizance

behalf: Read  (代表) represent; advantage, benefit, interest of someone

benefit: Read  (空白) advantage; something that aids or promotes well-being ; welfare; gain

bias: Read  (ブリード) preference or inclination, especially one that inhibits impartial judgment; influence in unfair way

bond: Read  (債券) link; connection; uniting force or tie; binding agreement; duty

brief: Read  (簡単) short in time, duration, length, or extent; concise

bulk: Read  (一括) majority; main part; volume; mass

capable: Read  (可能) having the ability required for a specific task

capacity: Read  (容量) mental or physical ability; ability to accommodate

challenge: Read  (挑戦) assert a right; raise a formal objection; take exception to

channel: Read  (チャンネル) passage for water or other fluids to flow through; bed of a stream or river; route of communication or access

chapter: Read  (章) division of a book or treatise; assembly of monks; bishop's council; organized branch of some society

chart: Read  (チャート) graph; diagram; map showing coastlines, water depths, or other information of use to navigators

civil: Read  (土木) having to do with citizens or the state; courteous and polite

clarity: Read  (明確) clearness of thought or style; brightness; splendor

classical: Read  (クラシック) standard and authoritative rather than new or experimental; relating to the ancient Greeks and Romans, especially art, architecture, and literature

clause: Read  (句) sentence; phrase; distinct article, stipulation, or provision in a document

code: Read  (コード) body of law; system of rules or regulations relating to one subject; system of symbols, letters, or words

coherence: Read  (コヒーレンス) logical and orderly and consistent relation of parts; state of cohering or sticking together

coincide: Read  (一致) occur at the same time as; correspond

collapse: Read  (崩壊) breakdown; failure

commission: Read  (手数料) fee for services; group of people appointed to find out about something; authorize

commitment: Read  (コミットメント) pledge, undertaking; act of binding yourself to a course of action

commodity: Read  (商品) goods; article of trade; advantage; benefit.

communication: Read  (コミュニケーション) activity of communicating; activity of conveying information

community: Read  (コミュニティ) society; a group of people living in the same locality and under the same government

compensation: Read  (能力) something given or received as payment as for a service or loss or injury

complement: Read  (補完) complete; consummate; make perfect

complex: Read  (顔色比較) complicated in structure; a whole structure, as a building, made up of interconnected or related structures

component: Read  (コンポーネント) element; ingredient; abstract part of something

comprehensive: Read  (総合) thorough; including all or everything; broad in scope

comprise: Read  (は構成) include; consist of; be composed of

concept: Read  (コンセプト) something formed in the mind; thought or notion

concurrent: Read  (同時) simultaneous; coincident; occurring or operating at the same time

conduct: Read  (行動) direct the course of; manage or control; lead or guide

conference: Read  (会議) meeting for consultation or discussion; exchange of views

confirmed: Read  (対決) being firmly settled in habit; having been ratified; verified; fixed; established

conflict: Read  (競合) fight; struggle; incompatibility of dates or events

conformity: Read  (適合性) similarity in form or character; agreement

consent: Read  (同意) agree in opinion or sentiment; be of the same mind; accord; concur; allow

considerable: Read  (かなり) worthy of consideration; large in amount, extent, or degree

consistent: Read  (一貫) being in agreement with itself; coherent; regular

constant: Read  (定数) invariable; repeating; continually occurring; persistent

constitutional: Read  (憲法) of or relating to a constitution, or establishment form of government

construction: Read  (建設) act of constructing or building something

consumer: Read  (消費者) people who buy goods or services

contact: Read  (お問い合わせ) get in touch with; reach

contemporary: Read  (現代) modern; belonging to the same period of time

context: Read  (コンテキスト) circumstance

contract: Read  (契約) constrict; make smaller; compress or concentrate

contradiction: Read  (矛盾) assertion of contrary; denial of the truth of a statement or assertion; opposition, whether by argument or conduct

contrary: Read  (反対) relation of direct opposition; very opposed in nature or character or purpose

contrast: Read  (コントラスト) act of distinguishing by comparing differences

contribution: Read  (貢献) act of contributing; payment exacted for special purpose; impost or levy

controversy: Read  (論争) contentious speech act; argument

convention: Read  (規約) social or moral custom; formal meeting of members, representatives, or delegates; agreement between states

conversely: Read  (カジュアル) in a converse manner; with change of order or relation; reciprocally.

convinced: Read  (確信) certain, sure

cooperative: Read  (協同組合) done with or working with others

coordination: Read  (コーディネート) regulation of diverse elements into an integrated and harmonious operation

core: Read  (コア) basic, center, or most important part; essence

corporate: Read  (企業) united or combined into one body; collective; belonging to corporation or incorporated body

corresponding: Read  (対応) accompanying

couple: Read  (カップル) a male and female associated together; a pair who associate with one another

create: Read  (作成) make or cause to be or to become; invest with a new thing

credit: Read  (クレジットカード) arrangement for deferred payment for goods and services; money available for a client to borrow

criteria: Read  (区画) standard, rule, or test on which a judgment or decision can be based

crucial: Read  (原油) of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis; of the greatest importance

currency: Read  (通貨) money; general acceptance or use

cycle: Read  (サイクル) periodically repeated sequence of events; long period of time; entire round in a circle or a spire

data: Read  (データ) collection of facts, observations, or other information related to a particular question or problem

debate: Read  (聴覚障害者) discussion; dispute; discussion involving opposing points

decline: Read  (衰退) change toward something smaller or lower ; gradual falling off from a better state

definite: Read  (明確) fixed; exact; having distinct limits

definition: Read  (定義) clarity of outline; concise explanation

demonstrate: Read  (説明) show clearly and deliberately; manifest; confirm; prove

denote: Read  (示す) indicate; signify directly; refer to specifically

deny: Read  (拒否) disagree with; refuse; declare untrue

depression: Read  (うつ病) recession; economic slump; concavity in a surface produced by pressing ; sadness; low spirits

design: Read  (デザイン) act of working out the form of something; creation of something in the mind; formulate a plan for

despite: Read  (も) lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike; disdain, contemptuous feelings, hatred

device: Read  (デバイス) technique or means; instrument; machine used to perform one or more relatively simple tasks

discretion: Read  (裁量は) knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress; trait of judging wisely and objectively

displacement: Read  (変位) act of removing from office or employment

display: Read  (ディスプレイ) exhibit; present or hold up to view; show; demonstrate; give evidence of; manifest

distinction: Read  (区別) excellence or eminence; note or mark of difference

distribution: Read  (分布) act of distributing or spreading or apportioning

diversity: Read  (多様性) point or respect in which things differ; difference

document: Read  (ドキュメント) provide written evidence; record in detail

domain: Read  (ドメイン) field; territory over which rule or control is exercised; networked computers that share a common address

domestic: Read  (国内) house-hold; of or relating to the home ; within the country or home

dominant: Read  (支配) major; important; outweighing

draft: Read  (ドラフト) rough outline; draw up an outline; sketch

dramatic: Read  (劇的な) striking; sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect

duration: Read  (時間) length of time something lasts

dynamic: Read  (ダイナミック) energetic; vigorously active

economic: Read  (経済) pertaining to economy; frugal; cheap

edition: Read  (エディション) whole number of copies of a work printed and published; single copy; act of editing

eliminate: Read  (排除) eradicate; abolish; rule out

emphasis: Read  (強調) special attention or effort directed toward something; stress

empirical: Read  (実証) derived from experiment and observation rather than theory

enable: Read  (有効) supply with the means, knowledge, or opportunity; make able; make feasible or possible

energy: Read  (エネルギー) exertion of force; capacity for work or vigorous activity; usable heat or power

enormous: Read  (巨大) very great in size, extent, number, or degrees; huge; massive

ensure: Read  (保証) make sure or certain; insure; assure

environment: Read  (環境) surroundings; totality of surrounding conditions

equation: Read  (式) making equal; equal division; equality; equilibrium

equipment: Read  (設備) apparatus

equivalent: Read  (相当) interchangeable; comparable; equal, as in value, force, or meaning

erosion: Read  (侵食) corrosion; a gradual decline of something

estate: Read  (不動産) extensive landed property; everything you own; all of your assets

estimate: Read  (見積もり) judge to be probable; form an opinion about; evaluate

ethnic: Read  (概略) relating to races; group of people sharing common racial, national, or religious heritage

eventually: Read  (最終) ultimately; in the final result or issue; in the end

evidence: Read  (証拠) something which makes evident or manifest; any mode of proof

evolution: Read  (進化) development; progression

exceed: Read  (超過) go beyond; be or do something to a greater degree

exhibit: Read  (展示) show, make visible or apparent

expansion: Read  (拡大) growth; extent or amount by which something has expanded

expert: Read  (専門家) person with a high degree of skill in or knowledge of a certain subject

explicit: Read  (明示) precisely and clearly expressed; definite; outspoken

exploitation: Read  (搾取) unfair use of someone’s work giving little in return

export: Read  (輸出) sell or transfer abroad

exposure: Read  (変動) risk, particularly of being exposed to disease; unmasking; act of laying something open

external: Read  (外部) exterior; outer; suitable for application to the outside

extract: Read  (抽出) draw or pull out, usually with some force or effort; remove; get despite difficulties or obstacles