3000 từ thông dụng - Phần 4

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advanced
advanced /ədˈvɑːnst/
(adj) having the most modern and recently developed ideas, methods, etc.
Example: Sweden has a reputation for advanced and stylish design.


ally
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
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
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
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
chief /tʃiːf/
(n) most important
Example: army/industry/police chiefs


complicate
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
create /kriˈeɪt/
(v) to make something happen or exist
Example: Try this new dish, created by our head chef.


dead
dead /ded/
(adj) no longer alive
Example: dead leaves/wood/skin


declare
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
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
dissolve /dɪˈzɒlv/
(v) to mix with a liquid and become part of it
Example: Salt dissolves in water.


elsewhere
elsewhere /ˌelsˈweə(r)/
(adj) in, at or to another place or other places
Example: The answer to the problem must be sought elsewhere.


empty
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
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)