advanced /ədˈvɑːnst/ (adj) having the most modern and recently developed ideas, methods, etc. Example: Sweden has a reputation for advanced and stylish design.
ally /ˈælaɪ/ (n) a country that has agreed to help and support another country, especially in case of a war Example: a loyal ally of the United States
art /ɑːt/ (n) the use of the imagination to express ideas or feelings, particularly in painting, drawing or sculpture Example: modern/contemporary/American art
attach /əˈtætʃ/ (v) to fasten or join one thing to another Example: They have attached a number of conditions to the agreement (= said that the conditions must be part of the agreement).
bottle /ˈbɒtl/ (n) a glass or plastic container, usually round with straight sides and a narrow neck, used especially for storing liquids Example: a wine/beer/milk bottle
chief /tʃiːf/ (n) most important Example: army/industry/police chiefs
complicate /ˈkɒmplɪkeɪt/ (v) to make something more difficult to do, understand or deal with Example: I do not wish to complicate the task more than is necessary.
create /kriˈeɪt/ (v) to make something happen or exist Example: Try this new dish, created by our head chef.
dead /ded/ (adj) no longer alive Example: dead leaves/wood/skin
declare /dɪˈkleə(r)/ (v) to say something officially or publicly Example: The government has declared war on(= officially stated its intention to stop) illiteracy.
dictionary /ˈdɪkʃənri/ (n) a book or electronic resource that gives a list of the words of a language in alphabetical order and explains what they mean, or gives a word for them in a foreign language Example: a Spanish-English dictionary
dissolve /dɪˈzɒlv/ (v) to mix with a liquid and become part of it Example: Salt dissolves in water.
elsewhere /ˌelsˈweə(r)/ (adj) in, at or to another place or other places Example: The answer to the problem must be sought elsewhere.
empty /ˈempti/ (v) to continue working or trying despite having no resources, energy, ideas, etc. left Example: I emptied out my pockets but could not find my keys.
fee /fiː/ (n) an amount of money that you pay for professional advice or services Example: fee-paying schools (= that you have to pay to go to)