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annual
annual /ˈænjuəl/
(adj) happening or done once every year
Example: an annual meeting/event/report


assistance
assistance /əˈsɪstəns/
(n) help or support
Example: technical/economic/military assistance


boss
boss /bɒs/
(n) a person who is in charge of other people at work and tells them what to do
Example: Who's the boss (= who's in control) in this house?


design
design /dɪˈzaɪn/
(v) the general arrangement of the different parts of something that is made, such as a building, book, machine, etc.
Example: to design a car/a dress/an office


equipment
equipment /ɪˈkwɪpmənt/
(n) the things that are needed for a particular purpose or activity
Example: They have installed state-of-the-art medical equipment to help improve early diagnosis of the condition.


flu
flu /fluː/
(n) a serious disease caused by a virus, that causes a high temperature, severe pains and weakness
Example: The whole family has the flu.


intended
intended /ɪnˈtendɪd/
(adj) that you are trying to achieve or reach
Example: the intended purpose


mail
mail /meɪl/
(v) the official system used for sending and delivering letters, packages, etc.
Example: Don't forget to mail that letter to your mother.


night
night /naɪt/
(n) the time between one day and the next when it is dark, when people usually sleep
Example: The trip was for ten nights.


occupy
occupy /ˈɒkjupaɪ/
(v) to fill or use a space, an area or an amount of time
Example: How much memory does the program occupy?


opposite
opposite /ˈɒpəzɪt/
(pre) on the other side of a particular area from somebody/something and usually facing them
Example: I sat opposite him during the meal (= on the other side of the table).


quarter
quarter /ˈkwɔːtə(r)/
(n) one of four equal parts of something
Example: a quarter of a mile


representative
representative /ˌreprɪˈzentətɪv/
(n) a person who has been chosen to speak or vote for somebody else or for a group of people, or to take the place of somebody else
Example: The committee includes representatives from industry.


rise
rise /raɪz/
(v) to come or go upwards; to reach a higher level or position
Example: Smoke was rising from the chimney.


section
section /ˈsekʃn/
(n) any of the parts into which something is divided
Example: That section of the road is still closed.