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bad-tempered
bad-tempered /ˌbæd ˈtempəd/
(adj) often angry; in an angry mood
Example: He sat in bad-tempered silence.


bite
bite /baɪt/
(n) to use your teeth to cut into or through something
Example: The dog gave me a playful bite.


communicate
communicate /kəˈmjuːnɪkeɪt/
(v) to share or exchange information, news, ideas, feelings, etc.
Example: Dolphins use sound to communicate with each other.


congress
congress /ˈkɒŋɡres/
(n) a large formal meeting or series of meetings where representatives from different groups discuss ideas, make decisions, etc.
Example: an international congress of trades unions


contribute
contribute /kənˈtrɪbjuːt/
(v) to give something, especially money or goods, to help achieve or provide something
Example: Would you like to contribute to our collection?


curved
curved /kɜːvd/
(adj) having a round shape
Example: a curved path/roof/blade


definition
definition /ˌdefɪˈnɪʃn/
(n) an explanation of the meaning of a word or phrase, especially in a dictionary
Example: clear simple definitions


edge
edge /edʒ/
(n) the outside limit of an object, a surface or an area; the part furthest from the centre
Example: I sat down at the water's edge.


entertaining
entertaining /ˌentəˈteɪnɪŋ/
(adj) that you enjoy watching, listening to, doing or experiencing
Example: I found the talk both informative and entertaining.


final
final /ˈfaɪnl/
(n) being or happening at the end of a series of events, actions, statements, etc.
Example: The winner of each contest goes through to the grand final.


give
give /ɡɪv/
(v) to hand something to somebody so that they can look at it, use it or keep it for a time
Example: She gave her ticket to the woman at the check-in desk.


habit
habit /ˈhæbɪt/
(n) a thing that you do often and almost without thinking, especially something that is hard to stop doing
Example: These things have a habit of coming back to haunt you.


important
important /ɪmˈpɔːtnt/
(adj) having a great effect on people or things; of great value
Example: one of the most important collections of American art


less
less /les/
(adj) used with uncountable nouns to mean ‘a smaller amount of’
Example: less often/enthusiastically


marketing
marketing /ˈmɑːkɪtɪŋ/
(n) the activity of presenting, advertising and selling a company’s products or services in the best possible way
Example: Persuasion is one of the most valuable skills in marketing.