3000 từ thông dụng - Phần 35

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agree
agree /əˈɡriː/
(v) to have the same opinion as somebody; to say that you have the same opinion
Example: ‘It's terrible.’ ‘I couldn't agree more!’ (= I completely agree)


ahead
ahead /əˈhed/
(adj) further forward in space or time; in front
Example: The road ahead was blocked.


alphabetical
alphabetical /ˌælfəˈbetɪkl/
(adj) according to the correct order of the letters of the alphabet
Example: The names on the list are in alphabetical order.


already
already /ɔːlˈredi/
(adj) before now or before a particular time in the past
Example: ‘Lunch?’ ‘No thanks, I've already eaten.’


artificial
artificial /ˌɑːtɪˈfɪʃl/
(adj) made or produced to copy something natural; not real
Example: an artificial limb/flower/sweetener/fertilizer


beautifully
beautifully /ˈbjuːtɪfli/
(adj) in a beautiful way
Example: a beautifully decorated house


cancer
cancer /ˈkænsə(r)/
(n) a serious disease in which growths of cells, also called cancers , form in the body and kill normal body cells. The disease often causes death.
Example: cancer patients


cast
cast /kɑːst/
(n) to look, smile, etc. in a particular direction
Example: members of the cast


compete
compete /kəmˈpiːt/
(v) to take part in a contest or game
Example: There are too many magazines competing to attract readers.


death
death /deθ/
(n) the fact of somebody dying or being killed
Example: the anniversary of his wife's death


emphasis
emphasis /ˈemfəsɪs/
(n) special importance that is given to something
Example: Increased emphasis is now being placed on corporate image.


flat
flat /flæt/
(adj) a set of rooms for living in, usually on one floor of a building
Example: low buildings with flat roofs


highlight
highlight /ˈhaɪlaɪt/
(v) to emphasize something, especially so that people give it more attention
Example: The report highlights the major problems facing society today.


invent
invent /ɪnˈvent/
(v) to produce or design something that has not existed before
Example: Who invented the steam engine?


machine
machine /məˈʃiːn/
(n) a piece of equipment with many parts that work together to do a particular task. The power used to work a machine may be electricity, steam , gas, etc. or human power.
Example: to operate/run a machine