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abbreviation
abnormal
abolish
aboriginal
abort
abound
abrasion
abridge
abrupt
absorb
abstract
abundance
accelerate
accessory
acclaim
accommodate
accommodation
accompany
accord
accountable
accumulate
accuser
achieve
acquaint
acquire
acquisition
activate
acute
adapt
addict
adept
adequate
adhere
adjacent
adjoin
administer
administrate
admission
adolescence
advent
adverse
advertise
advocate
aerial
aesthetic
affiliate
affirm
affix
afflict
aggregate
agitation
agony
agreeable
airing
albeit
alienate
allege
allegiance
alleviate
allocate
allot
allowance
alloy
alongside
alphabetical
alter
alternate
altitude
amateur
amaze
ambiguity
ambiguous
ambitious
amend
amends
amid
amidst
ammunition
amphibian
ample
amplify
amuse
analogy
analyse
analytical
ancestor
anchor
anecdote
annihilate
annoy
annuity
antagonism
antarctic
anthem
anthology
anthropology
antibiotic
anticipate
anticipation
antonym
apologetic
apparatus
apparent
append
appendix
applaud
appliance
applicant
appraisal
appreciable
apprentice
approximate
apt
aptitude
aquarium
aquatic
arbitrary
arc
arch
archaic
architect
archives
ardent
arduous
arena
arise
armour
arouse
array
articulate
artificial
artillery
ascend
ascent
ascertain
ascribe
aspect
aspiration
aspire
assassination
assemble
assert
assess
asset
assign
assorted
assumption
assurance
astound
astronomy
asylum
athlete
atlas
attach
attain
attendance
attendant
attribute
audible
audit
auditorium
augment
authentic
author
authoritative
authorize
automate
automatic
automation
automobile
autonomy
auxiliary
avail
avalanche
avert
aviation
axis
backward
bacterium
badminton
baffle
ballot
bamboo
ban
bandage
banish
bankrupt
banquet
bark
barometer
barren
barricade
barrier
barter
batch
bathe
batter
bead
beautician
beforehand
beneficial
berth
beset
beverage
bewilder
bias
bibliography
bilateral
bilingual
bind
biography
bitumen
blaze
bleach
bleak
blend
blink
bloc
bloom
blossom
blot
blunder
blunt
blur
blush
boast
boil
bookcase
bookkeeper
bookstall
boost
boundary
bounty
bouquet
bowel
boycott
brace
brake
brashness
breach
breakthrough
breed
brew
brink
brisk
brochure
bronze
brood
browse
bruise
buckle
buffet
bulb
bulge
bulk
bulletin
bumper
bundle
bungalow
buoyant
bureaucracy
burgeon
burial
burrow
bustle
butcher
butterfly
bypass

Word and Definition List


abbreviation: Read
n.
(аббревиатура) shortening something by omitting parts of it

abnormal: Read
a. Syn. anomalous; unusual
(ненормальные) unusual; not typical; not normal

abolish: Read
v. Syn. cancel; annul
(отменить) cancel; put an end to; destroy completely

aboriginal: Read
a. Syn. primitive; native
(аборигенов) being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native

abort: Read
v. Syn. failure; terminate
(отмены) stop; terminate before completion; terminate a pregnancy

abound: Read
v.
(изобилуют) be full of; be plentiful

abrasion: Read
n. Syn. scratch; friction
(истиранию) scratch; friction

abridge: Read
v. Syn. condense; shorten
(Краткое) condense; shorten; reduce length of written text

abrupt: Read
a. Syn. sudden; unforeseen
(резкое) broken off; very steep; having sudden transitions from one subject to another

absorb: Read
v. Syn. monopolize; receive
(поглощают) assimilate or incorporate; suck or drink up; occupy full attention

abstract: Read
a. Syn. theoretical; abstruse
(Аннотация) theoretical; not concrete; not applied or practical; difficult to understand

abundance: Read
n. Syn. profusion; richness
(изобилие) great or plentiful amount; fullness to overflowing

accelerate: Read
v. Syn. speed; hasten
(ускорения) move faster; cause to develop or progress more quickly; occur sooner than expected

accessory: Read
n. Syn. adjunct; appendage
(аксессуары) additional object; useful but not essential thing; subordinate or supplementary item

acclaim: Read
v. Syn. applaud
(Награды) applaud; announce with great approval

accommodate: Read
v. Syn. adapt; oblige
(размещения) do a favor or service for; provide for; supply with; make suitable; adapt; allow for

accommodation: Read
n.
(Размещение) living quarters provided for public convenience; something that meets a need; convenience

accompany: Read
v.
(сопровождать) travel with; be associated with

accord: Read
n. Syn. agreement; treaty
(соглашение) settlement or compromise of conflicting opinions; written agreement between two states

accountable: Read
a.
(подотчетным) liable to being called to account; answerable; responsible; something that can be explained

accumulate: Read
v. Syn. collect
(накапливаются) pile up; collect; mount up; increase

accuser: Read
n.
(обвинитель) one who accuses; one who brings a charge of crime or fault

achieve: Read
v. Syn. accomplish; fulfill
(достижения) gain with effort; accomplish; fulfill

acquaint: Read
v. Syn. Inform
(ознакомиться) inform about; cause to come to know personally; make familiar

acquire: Read
v. Syn. obtain; gain
(приобрести) gain through experience or effort; gain possession of; locate with tracking system

acquisition: Read
n. Syn. acquirement; attainment
(приобретение) act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something

activate: Read
v. Syn. encourage; stimulate
(активации) make active or more active; stimulate; make radioactive

acute: Read
a. Syn. keen; sharp
(острого) quickly perceptive; keen; having a sharp point or tip; extremely sharp or severe

adapt: Read
v. Syn. alter; modify
(адаптироваться) make fit for; change to suit a new purpose

addict: Read
v.
(наркоман) cause someone to become dependent; indulge in; be devoted to

adept: Read
a. Syn. competent; proficient
(адепт) expert at; very skilled; having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude

adequate: Read
a. Syn. sufficient; enough
(адекватную) sufficient; enough to meet a purpose

adhere: Read
v. Syn. stick; bond
(придерживаться) stick fast; stick to firmly; be compatible or in accordance with

adjacent: Read
a. Syn. adjoining; neighboring
(смежных) adjoining; neighboring; close to; lying near

adjoin: Read
v. Syn. attach
(примыкают) be next to; be contiguous to; border on

administer: Read
v. Syn. govern; supervise
(администрирование) govern; supervise; give or apply medications

administrate: Read
v.
(администрирование) administer; supply; supervise or be in charge of

admission: Read
n. Syn. admittance; entrance; access
(приема) act or practice of admitting; power or permission to enter

adolescence: Read
n. Syn. youth; juvenescence
(подростковом возрасте) state of growing up from childhood to manhood or womanhood; transitional period between youth and maturity

advent: Read
n. Syn. arrival
(появлением) coming or arrival, especially of something extremely important

adverse: Read
a. Syn. unfavorable; hostile
(неблагоприятных) in opposing direction; harmful or unfavorable; acting or serving to oppose

advertise: Read
v. Syn. notify
(Реклама) give notice to; inform or apprise; make known; give public notice of

advocate: Read
v. Syn. urge; support
(адвокат) speak, plead, or argue in favour of; plead for; push for something

aerial: Read
a.
(воздушных) of the air or atmosphere; produced by or found in the air; performed in the air

aesthetic: Read
a. Syn. artistic; elegant
(эстетическое) elegant or tasteful; of or concerning appreciation of beauty or good taste

affiliate: Read
v. Syn. associate; incorporate
(филиал) associate; incorporate

affirm: Read
v. Syn. assert; confirm
(утверждаем) assert; confirm

affix: Read
v. Syn. fasten; attach
(наносить) fasten; append; add on; secure to something

afflict: Read
v. Syn. plague; suffer; torment
(страдает) cause pain, suffering or distress

aggregate: Read
v. Syn. gather; accumulate
(совокупности) gather into a mass, sum, or whole; amount to

agitation: Read
n. Syn. anxiety; disturbance
(агитация) anxiety; extreme emotional disturbance

agony: Read
n.
(агония) extreme pain of mind or body; anguish; last struggle of life; death struggle

agreeable: Read
a. Syn. pleasing; acceptable
(приятным) ready to consent or submit; acceptable

airing: Read
a.
(проветривание) exposure to air for freshening or drying; exposure to public attention; radio or television broadcast

albeit: Read
ad.
(хотя) even though; although; notwithstanding

alienate: Read
v. Syn. estrange; transfer; separate
(отчуждать) cause to become unfriendly or hostile; transfer property or ownership; isolate or dissociate emotionally

allege: Read
v. Syn. affirm
(утверждает) state without proof; assert to be true

allegiance: Read
n. Syn. loyalty; fidelity
(верность) loyalty to a nation, sovereign, or cause; fidelity to any person or thing; devotion

alleviate: Read
v. Syn. relieve; moderate; reduce
(облегчения) provide physical relief, as from pain; make easier; remove in part

allocate: Read
v. Syn. assign
(выделить) assign; distribute according to plan

allot: Read
v. Syn. distribute
(выделить) parcel out in parts or portions; distribute to each individual concerned; assign as a share or lot

allowance: Read
n. Syn. authorization; permission
(учетом) approval; act of allowing, granting, or admitting

alloy: Read
v. Syn. combine; mix
(сплав) combine; mix; make less pure; lessen or moderate

alongside: Read
ad.
(наряду) along or by the side; side by side with

alphabetical: Read
a.
(алфавиту) arranged in customary order of the letters of a language

alter: Read
v. Syn. modify; change; convert
(изменить) modify; cause to change; make different; convert

alternate: Read
a. Syn. substitute
(альтернативных) happening or following in turns; succeeding each other continuously; substitute

altitude: Read
n. Syn. elevation; height
(высоте) elevation especially above sea level; height

amateur: Read
a. Syn. nonprofessional; inexpert
(любительское) nonprofessional; lacking the skill of a professional, as in an art

amaze: Read
v. Syn. stun; astonish; shock
(удивлять) astonish; affect with wonder

ambiguity: Read
n.
(неопределенность) state of being ambiguous; doubtfulness or uncertainty

ambiguous: Read
a.
(неоднозначное) unclear or doubtful in meaning

ambitious: Read
a. Syn. aspiring; enterprising
(амбициозные) aspiring; having a strong desire for success or achievement

amend: Read
v. Syn. correct; improve
(изменить) change for the better; improve; remove faults or errors

amends: Read
n.
(вносит) compensation for a loss or injury; recompense; reparation

amid: Read
ad. Syn. among
(среди) in the middle of; among; surrounded by

amidst: Read
ad. Syn. amid; among
(среди) amid; in the middle of; among

ammunition: Read
n. Syn. weapon
(боеприпасов) military stores or provisions; articles used in weapons, as powder, balls, shot, shells

amphibian: Read
a.
(амфибии) able to live both on land and in water

ample: Read
a. Syn. abundant
(достаточно) more than enough in size or scope or capacity; fairly large

amplify: Read
v. Syn. intensify; increase
(усиления) broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make larger or more powerful; increase

amuse: Read
v. Syn. absorb; distract; bewilder
(развлекаться) occupy in an agreeable, pleasing, or entertaining fashion; cause laughter or be funny; delude or deceive

analogy: Read
n. Syn. similarity; parallelism
(аналогии) similarity in some respects; comparison based on similarity

analyse: Read
v.
(анализа) resolve anything complex into its elements; separate into parts for purpose of examination of each separately

analytical: Read
a.
(аналитические) of analysis; resolving into elements or parts

ancestor: Read
n. Syn. forefather; forebear
(предка) forefather; forebear; forerunner or predecessor

anchor: Read
v. Syn. fasten
(якоря) secure or fasten firmly; be fixed in place; narrate or coordinate

anecdote: Read
n. Syn. episode; story
(анекдот) short account of amusing or interesting event; short narrative; secret story of history or biography

annihilate: Read
v. Syn. destroy
(уничтожить) destroy completely; reduce to nonexistence

annoy: Read
v. Syn. disturb; irritate
(раздражать) disturb, especially by minor irritations; irritate

annuity: Read
n.
(ренты) annual payment of allowance or income; periodical payment, amounting to a fixed sum in each year

antagonism: Read
n. Syn. hostility; enmity
(антагонизм) active resistance; condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor

antarctic: Read
a.
(Антарктики) opposite to the northern or arctic pole; relating to the southern pole or to the region near it

anthem: Read
n. Syn. song; hymn
(Гимн) song of praise or patriotism; song of devotion or loyalty

anthology: Read
n. Syn. collection
(антология) book of literary selections by various authors

anthropology: Read
n.
(Антропология) social science that studies origins and social relationships of human beings

antibiotic: Read
a. Syn. antibacterial
(антибиотик) of or relating to chemical substance that kills microorganisms and cures infections

anticipate: Read
v. Syn. expect; predict
(предвидеть) act in advance of; deal with ahead of time; predict

anticipation: Read
n. Syn. expectation
(ожидании) something expected; pleasurable expectation; wishing with confidence

antonym: Read
n.
(антоним) word of opposite meaning; counter term

apologetic: Read
a.
(апологетических) offering or expressing an apology or excuse; serving as or containing a formal justification or defense

apparatus: Read
n. Syn. equipment
(аппарата) a group of parts that work together to perform given function; appliance or device for particular purpose

apparent: Read
a. Syn. visible
(очевидной) capable of being seen, or easily seen; open to view; visible to eye

append: Read
v. Syn. attach
(добавить) attach; add as supplement or appendix

appendix: Read
n. Syn. appendage; adjunct; concomitant
(Приложение) something appended or added

applaud: Read
v. Syn. clap; acclaim
(приветствую) acclaim; express approval, especially by clapping the hands

appliance: Read
n.
(устройство) durable goods for home or office use; device or instrument for household use

applicant: Read
n. Syn. candidate
(заявителя) candidate

appraisal: Read
n. Syn. assessment; evaluation
(оценки) assessment; evaluation; the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth

appreciable: Read
a. Syn. considerable; perceptible
(заметной) considerable; perceptible

apprentice: Read
n.
(ученика) works for an expert to learn a trade; beginner; learner

approximate: Read
v. Syn. approach
(приближенные) approach; come near

apt: Read
a. Syn. appropriate; suitable
(АСТ) likely; exactly suitable; appropriate; quick to learn or understand

aptitude: Read
n. Syn. intelligence; talent
(способности) inherent ability; quickness in learning and understanding

aquarium: Read
n.
(аквариум) tank or pool or bowl filled with water for keeping live fish and underwater animals

aquatic: Read
a. Syn. watery
(водных) consisting of, relating to, or being in water

arbitrary: Read
a. Syn. capricious; impulse
(произвольной) randomly chosen; determined by chance or impulse, and not by reason or principle

arc: Read
n.
(дуги) continuous portion of a circle; something curved in shape

arch: Read
n.
(арка) any part of a curved line

archaic: Read
a. Syn. antiquated
(архаичных) no longer current or applicable; antiquated

architect: Read
n.
(архитектор) one who designs and supervises the construction of buildings or other large structures

archives: Read
n.
(Архив) public records; place where public records are kept

ardent: Read
a. Syn. intense; passionate; zealous
(горячим) displaying or by strong enthusiasm or devotion; passionate

arduous: Read
a. Syn. hard; strenuous
(трудный) demanding great effort or labor; difficult

arena: Read
n.
(Арена) playing field where sports events take place; large structure for open-air sports or entertainments

arise: Read
v. Syn. spring
(возникает) come up from a lower to a higher position; come above the horizon; spring up; come into action

armour: Read
n.
(доспехи) defensive covering, as of metal, wood, or leather, worn to protect the body against weapons

arouse: Read
v. Syn. excite; stimulate; awake
(вызывают) excite; stimulate; awaken from or as if from sleep

array: Read
v. Syn. marshal
(массив) set out for display or use; place in orderly arrangement

articulate: Read
a. Syn. effective; distinct
(сформулировать) expressing oneself easily in clear and effective language

artificial: Read
a. Syn. unreal
(искусственного) made by humans; produced rather than natural.

artillery: Read
n.
(артиллерия) large weapons, such as cannon and missile launchers operated by crews; branch of army in use of large weapons

ascend: Read
v. Syn. climb; mount
(подниматься) climb; mount

ascent: Read
n.
(восхождение) upward slope or grade; movement upward

ascertain: Read
v. Syn. discover; insure
(установить) find out for certain; discover with certainty; make sure of

ascribe: Read
v. Syn. refer; attribute; assign
(приписывают) inscribe or dedicate; attribute to a specified cause, source, or origin; assign as a quality

aspect: Read
n. Syn. respect; facet
(аспект) distinct feature or element in a problem; a way in which something can be viewed by the mind

aspiration: Read
n. Syn. ambition; longing
(стремление) ambition; longing

aspire: Read
v. Syn. dream; seek
(Aspire) seek to attain; long for; strive toward an end

assassination: Read
n.
(убийство) act of assassinating; killing by treacherous violence; murder of public figure by surprise attack

assemble: Read
v. Syn. gather
(собрать) put together; bring or call together into a group or whole

assert: Read
v. Syn. declare
(утверждать) declare or state with confidence; put oneself forward boldly

assess: Read
v. Syn. estimate; judge
(оценки) estimate value; judge worth of something

asset: Read
n. Syn. properties; advantage
(активов) properties; advantage; useful or valuable quality

assign: Read
v. Syn. appoint; allot
(присвоить) appoint; allot; make over; point out authoritatively or exactly

assorted: Read
a. Syn. varied; miscellaneous
(ассорти) varied; miscellaneous

assumption: Read
n. Syn. hypothesis; supposition
(предположения) something taken for accepted as true without proof; taking over or taking possession of

assurance: Read
n. Syn. certainty; confidence; insurance; guaranty
(обеспечения) promise or pledge; certainty; self-confidence; freedom from doubt

astound: Read
v. Syn. surprise; shock
(поразить) affect with wonder; surprise; shock

astronomy: Read
n.
(астрономия) branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and universe as a whole

asylum: Read
n. Syn. protection
(убежища) place of refuge or shelter; protection

athlete: Read
n.
(спортсмена) sports man; one who contended for prize in public games

atlas: Read
n.
(Атлас) a bound volume of maps, charts, or tables

attach: Read
v. Syn. fasten; annex
(придаем) fasten; annex; be in contact with

attain: Read
v. Syn. gain
(достижения) achieve or accomplish; gain

attendance: Read
n.
(посещаемости) act of being present

attendant: Read
n. Syn. aide; servant
(сопутствующих) aide; servant; accompanying; person who participates in a meeting

attribute: Read
n. Syn. trait
(атрибута) essential quality; reputation; honor

audible: Read
a. Syn. perceptible; discernible
(звуковой) perceptible; heard or perceptible by the ear

audit: Read
n.
(Аудит) examination of accounts; adjustment or correction of accounts

auditorium: Read
n.
(аудитории) area of theater or concert hall where audience sits

augment: Read
v. Syn. increase
(увеличить) make greater, as in size, extent, or quantity

authentic: Read
a. Syn. genuine; real; valid; trustworthy
(подлинные) not counterfeit or copied; valid; trustworthy

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

authoritative: Read
a.
(авторитетных) having weight of authority; peremptory and dictatorial

authorize: Read
v. Syn. empower; sanction
(разрешить) empower; give permission for; sanction

automate: Read
v.
(автоматизации) replace or enhance human labor with machines

automatic: Read
a. Syn. automated; mechanized; involuntary
(автоматического) mechanized; operating with minimal human intervention; independent of external control

automation: Read
n.
(Автоматизация) act or process of converting the controlling of a machine or device to a more automatic system, such as computer or electronic controls

automobile: Read
n.
(автомобиль) self-propelled vehicle suitable for use on street or roadway

autonomy: Read
n. Syn. independence; liberty
(автономии) independence; self-government or the right of self-government; self-determination

auxiliary: Read
a. Syn. aiding; supplementary
(вспомогательных) helper, additional or subsidiary

avail: Read
v. Syn. profit; promote
(воспользоваться) turn to advantage of; be of service to; profit; promote

avalanche: Read
n.
(лавина) great mass of falling snow and ice

avert: Read
v. Syn. prevent
(предотвратить) prevent; turn or cause to turn off or away

aviation: Read
n. Syn. flying; flight; aeronautics
(авиация) art or science of flying; flight; aeronautics

axis: Read
n. Syn. shaft; pivot
(оси) the center around which something rotates; pivot

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

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

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

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

ballot: Read
n.
(голосования) printed or written ticket used in voting; act of voting; whole number of votes cast at an election

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

ban: Read
n. Syn. Prohibition
(запрет) official prohibition; decree that prohibits something

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

banish: Read
v. Syn. dispel
(изгнать) drive out; drive away; compel to depart; dispel

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

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

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

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

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

barricade: Read
n. Syn. obstacle
(баррикада) hastily put together defensive barrier; obstacle

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

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

batch: Read
n.
(партия) quantity of bread baked at one time; a collection of things or persons to be handled together

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

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

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

beautician: Read
n.
(косметолог) one skilled in giving cosmetic treatments; one who does hair styling, manicures, and other beauty treatments

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

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

berth: Read
n.
(причал) space for ship to dock or anchor; allotted place; place to sleep or stay; appointment or job

beset: Read
v. Syn. harass; attack
(сталкиваются) attack from all sides; trouble persistently; hem in

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

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

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

bibliography: Read
n.
(библиография) list of works of a specific author or publisher; list of writings relating to a given subject

bilateral: Read
a. Syn. mutual; lateral
(двусторонних) two-sided; mutual

bilingual: Read
n.
(двуязычные) using or able to use two languages, especially with equal or nearly equal fluency

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

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

bitumen: Read
n.
(битум) mineral pitch; black, tarry substance, burning with a bright flame

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

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

bleak: Read
a. Syn. cold; cheerless
(мрачная) cold or cheerless; unlikely to be favorable

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

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

bloc: Read
n.
(блок) a group of nations, parties, or persons united for common action

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

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

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

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

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

blur: Read
n. Syn. stain; dim
(размытия) something that is hazy and indistinct to the sight or mind; dim, confused appearance; moral stain or blot

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

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

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

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

bookkeeper: Read
n.
(бухгалтера) one who keeps accounts; one who has charge of keeping books and accounts in an office

bookstall: Read
n.
(книжном киоске) stall where books are sold, as on a street; table with enclosed sides, for displaying books for sale

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

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

bounty: Read
n. Syn. kindness; virtue
(щедрость) goodness, kindness; virtue; liberality in giving

bouquet: Read
n. Syn. bunch
(букет) small cluster or arrangement of flowers; an arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a present

bowel: Read
n.
(кишечника) a part or division of intestine; interior of something; any internal organ of the body, as the stomach, liver, brain

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

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

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

brashness: Read
n.
(нахальство) characteristic of being brash; trait of being rash and hasty; tasteless showiness

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

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

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

brew: Read
v. Syn. boil; cook
(варево) boil or seethe; cook; be in a state of preparation; be mixing, forming, or gathering

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

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

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

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

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

browse: Read
v. Syn. graze
(просмотреть) graze; skim or glance at casually

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

buckle: Read
v. Syn. fold; fasten; distort
(пряжки) fold or collapse; bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat

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

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

bulge: Read
v.
(выпуклости) cause to curve outward; swell up; stick out; protrude

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

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

bumper: Read
n.
(бампер) something as bars at edges to absorb shock and prevent serious damage

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

bungalow: Read
n.
(Бунгало) small house or cottage usually having a single story and attic

buoyant: Read
a.
(плавучей) able to float; cheerful and optimistic

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

burgeon: Read
v. Syn. thrive; mushroom
(распускаться) grow forth; send out buds; grow or develop rapidly

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

burrow: Read
n. Syn. tunnel; den
(нора) tunnel; hole in the ground made by an animal for shelter; dig; move through by or as by digging

bustle: Read
v. Syn. teem
(суета) move or cause to move energetically and busily; teem

butcher: Read
n. Syn. slaughterer
(мясника) 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

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

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