n. one that is not yet fully developed; sprout
E.g. The first thing to be thought of is to pluck the disease in its bud, which is best done by injections.
n. estimate; a sum of money allocated for a particular purpose
E.g. Earlier this week EU governments voted to bend the rules o that France and Germany wouldn't be penalized for breaking the rules on budget deficits.
n. general name applied to various insects
E.g. It might have seemed to him a waste of ammunition to kill a bug with a battery of artillery.
n. male of any species of cattle; large, strong, and aggressive person; optimist regarding business conditions
E.g. We are in a medium-term bull market, which is a corrective move within a long term bear market.
n. noisy, blustering fellow; one who is threatening and quarrelsome; insolent, tyrannical fellow
E.g. I found early in life that the best way to defeat a bully is a punch to the nose.
n. impact as from a collision; lump on the body caused by a blow
E.g. Have you ever found a small lump or a bump on your body?
n. clump; cluster; gathering
E.g. They found the sharp new heap they were seeking, and ensconced themselves within the protection of three great elms that grew in a bunch within a few feet of the grave.
n. place abounding in trees or shrubs; wild forest
E.g. We was in the path to the mill; and when they got pretty close on to us we dodged into the bush and let them go by, and then dropped in behind them.
n. rightful concern or responsibility; occupation, work, or trade in which a person is engaged; commercial enterprise
E.g. I think that women doing big things in business is inspirational to others because it helps to eliminate role discrimination.
n. occasion for excessive eating or drinking; complete failure; sculpture of the head and shoulders of a person
E.g. The chairman warned that a deal with the banks must be struck by May; or, with major debt repayments due over in 18 months, the business could go bust.
n. confusion of activity and gossip; sound of rapid vibration
E.g. Still, despite the robust growth, if you listen closely to the analysts and bankers, you can pick up a low buzz of concern over some areas of the economy.
n. small room on a ship or boat where people sleep
E.g. British Airways says passengers reported a slight smell of petrol in the cabin of BA flight 003 bound for New York.
n. group of persons appointed by a head of state or a prime minister; hut; cottage; small house; small room; closet
E.g. On Wednesday, the Indian cabinet deferred an anti-corruption legislation.
n. very strong thick rope made of twisted steel or metal wire
E.g. It provides cable television services and high speed internet services to the community.
n. coffee house; restaurant where coffee and liquors are served
E.g. The police came and ejected the noisy youths from the cafe room.
n. restaurant where you serve yourself and pay a cashier
E.g. The Medicine Hat College cafeteria offers wide range of food services.
n. orderly arrangement as years, months, weeks, and days; a table showing months, weeks, and days
E.g. He didn't like the desk calendar and put it on the shelf.
n. battle ;a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
E.g. The Clinton campaign has raised more money in the first three months of this year than all nine Democratic candidates combined.
n. field where the buildings of a university are situated
E.g. Usually a campus includes libraries, lecture halls, student residential areas and park-like settings.
v. revoke; call off; omit or delete
E.g. The meeting in Addis Ababa has heard Chinese promises to cancel debts and increase Chinese investments in Africa.
n. person who is considered for something; person who seeks or is nominated for an office, prize, or honor
E.g. The European Union is welcoming these ten candidate countries with open arms and wide smiles.
a. having the ability required for a specific task
E.g. Canadian politicians have been in capable of ending this primitive practice.
n. mental or physical ability; ability to accommodate
E.g. Mike had the capacity to handle several jobs at once.
n. piece or point of land, extending beyond the adjacent coast into the sea or a lake; sleeveless outer garment
E.g. Out on the cape is a fine lighthouse which we had admired as we came up the coast on the ship.
n. wealth in form of money or property; assets available for use; city that is the official seat of government
E.g. It has so far received $45 billion in capital from the Treasury and the Treasury is insuring $300 billion dollars of their assets.
n. act of seizing by force, or getting possession of by superior power; thing taken by force, surprise, or stratagem
E.g. He presently got safely beyond the reach of capture and punishment.
n. flat, rectangular piece of stiff paper, cardboard, or plastic; business card; credit card
E.g. I have received only one Christmas card by now.
n. root of cultivated varieties of the plant, usually spindle-shaped, and of a reddish yellow color
E.g. The dish of boiled beef and carrot tastes good.
v. convey or transport in any manner from one place to another; hold or support while moving; bear
E.g. They carry the news by word of mouth to every settlement in a few days.
n. common name for various kinds of vehicles; two-wheeled vehicle; light business wagon
E.g. The horse pulled a cart loaded with potatoes.
n. money paid at the time of purchase; money in the form of bills or coins; currency
E.g. You must pay cash there; we don't offer credit.
v. assign the roles of; choose at random
E.g. More interesting still is the fact that the producers say they're going to use a television reality show to cast the three actors who will play Evo Morales in the different stages of his life.
v. throw with force; hurl; deposit or indicate; choose actor for; give a form to; arrange
E.g. We saw waves that cast driftwood far up on the shore.
a. informal; purposeless; occurring by chance
E.g. The wildlife officer, in casual conversation, asks Hunter Joe where that deer came from.
v. capture or seize, especially after a chase; take by or as if by trapping; reach just in time
E.g. A person's genetic makeup has a strong influence on the likelihood that they catch HIV.
a. act of seizing or taking hold of; captivating; alluring
E.g. That is the appeal in catching them I think, it is amaizing to pull something so massive out of muddy water, that few people actually see.
a. broadly sympathetic; universal; related to Roman Catholic Church
E.g. He was extremely catholic in his taste and read everything he could find in the library.
n. room or rooms under a building, and usually below the surface of the ground
E.g. The New Zealand wineries are similar to the American wineries and welcome visitors to what they call the cellar door.
n. place or ground set apart for the burial of the dead; graveyard
E.g. A vehicle for conveying a coffin is to a church or cemetery.
n. grass such as wheat, oats, or corn, the starchy grains of which are used as food.
E.g. I have a bowl of cereal every morning.