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border
border /ˈbɔːdə(r)/
(n) the line that divides two countries or areas; the land near this line
Example: a border town/state


box
box /bɒks/
(n) a container made of wood, thick card, metal, etc. with a flat stiff base and sides and often a lid (= cover) , used especially for holding solid things
Example: a toolbox


chair
chair /tʃeə(r)/
(n) a piece of furniture for one person to sit on, with a back, a seat and four legs
Example: a table and chairs


depend on/upon something
depend on/upon something

Example: It would depend on the circumstances.


difference
difference /ˈdɪfrəns/
(n) the way in which two people or things are not like each other; the way in which somebody/something has changed
Example: There are no significant differences between the education systems of the two countries.


director
director /dəˈrektə(r)/
(n) one of a group of senior managers who run a company
Example: an executive/non-executive director


excluding
excluding /ɪkˈskluːdɪŋ/
(pre) not including
Example: Lunch costs £10 per person, excluding drinks.


fresh
fresh /freʃ/
(adj) recently produced or picked and not frozen, dried or preserved in tins or cans
Example: vegetables fresh from the garden


hammer
hammer /ˈhæmə(r)/
(n) a tool with a handle and a heavy metal head, used for breaking things or hitting nails
Example: a gentle tap with a hammer


height
height /haɪt/
(n) the measurement of how tall a person or thing is
Example: She is the same height as her sister.


improvement
improvement /ɪmˈpruːvmənt/
(n) the act of making something better; the process of something becoming better
Example: There is still room for improvement in your work.


irritated
irritated /ˈɪrɪteɪtɪd/
(adj) annoyed or angry
Example: She was getting more and more irritated at his comments.


load
load /ləʊd/
(v) something that is being carried (usually in large amounts) by a person, vehicle, etc.
Example: We finished loading and set off.


magazine
magazine /ˌmæɡəˈziːn/
(n) a type of large thin book with a paper cover that you can buy every week or month, containing articles, photographs, etc., often on a particular topic; a similar collection of articles, etc. that appears regularly online
Example: a magazine article/interview


nail
nail /neɪl/
(n) the thin hard layer covering the outer tip of the fingers or toes
Example: nail clippers