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alphabet
alphabet /ˈælfəbet/
(n) a set of letters or symbols in a fixed order used for writing a language
Example: Alpha is the first letter of the Greek alphabet.


business
business /ˈbɪznəs/
(n) the activity of making, buying, selling or supplying goods or services for money
Example: It's been a pleasure to do business with you.


by
by /baɪ/
(adj) used for showing how or in what way something is done
Example: Excuse me, I can't get by.


chop
chop /tʃɒp/
(v) to cut something into pieces with a sharp tool such as a knife
Example: Chop the carrots up into small pieces.


closed
closed /kləʊzd/
(adj) shut
Example: Keep the door closed.


complaint
complaint /kəmˈpleɪnt/
(n) a reason for not being satisfied; a statement that somebody makes saying that they are not satisfied
Example: I believe you have a complaint against one of our nurses.


cough
cough /kɒf/
(v) to force out air suddenly and noisily through your throat, for example when you have a cold
Example: to cough nervously/politely/discreetly


cousin
cousin /ˈkʌzn/
(n) a child of your aunt or uncle
Example: She's my cousin.


dark
dark /dɑːk/
(adj) with no or very little light, especially because it is night
Example: It was dark outside and I couldn't see much.


early
early /ˈɜːli/
(adj) near the beginning of a period of time, an event etc.
Example: The best rooms go to those who book earliest.


forward
forward /ˈfɔːwəd/
(adj) towards a place or position that is in front
Example: They ran forward to welcome her.


freeze
freeze /friːz/
(v) to become hard, and often turn to ice, as a result of extreme cold; to make something do this
Example: It's so cold that even the river has frozen.


mixture
mixture /ˈmɪkstʃə(r)/
(n) a combination of different things
Example: Anger is often caused by frustration or embarrassment, or a mixture of the two.


our
our /ɑː(r)/
determiner belonging to us; connected with us
Example: our daughter/dog/house


past
past /pɑːst/
(adj) gone by in time
Example: I called out to him as he ran past.