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acquire
acquire /əˈkwaɪə(r)/
(v) to gain something by your own efforts, ability or behaviour
Example: I have recently acquired a taste for olives.


another
another /əˈnʌðə(r)/
(adv) one more; an extra thing or person
Example: Would you like another drink?


available
available /əˈveɪləbl/
(adj) that you can get, buy or find
Example: Tickets are available free of charge from the school.


bedroom
bedroom /ˈbedruːm/
(n) a room for sleeping in
Example: a hotel with 20 bedrooms


cake
cake /keɪk/
(n) a sweet food made from a mixture of flour, eggs, butter, sugar, etc. that is baked in an oven. Cakes are made in various shapes and sizes and are often decorated, for example with cream or icing .
Example: a cake tin (= for cooking a cake in)


chip
chip /tʃɪp/
(n) a long thin piece of potato fried in oil or fat
Example: This mug has a chip in it.


choose
choose /tʃuːz/
(v) to decide which thing or person you want out of the ones that are available
Example: We chose Phil McSweeney as/for chairperson.


contest
contest /ˈkɒntest/
(n) a competition in which people try to win something
Example: a singing contest


dish
dish /dɪʃ/
(n) a flat shallow container for cooking food in or serving it from
Example: a baking/serving dish


driving
driving /ˈdraɪvɪŋ/
(n) the way that somebody drives a vehicle; the act of driving
Example: driving lessons


drum
drum /drʌm/
(n) a musical instrument made of a hollow round frame with plastic or skin stretched tightly across one or both ends. You play it by hitting it with sticks or with your hands.
Example: Tony Cox on drums


ear
ear /ɪə(r)/
(n) either of the organs on the sides of the head that you hear with
Example: She whispered something in his ear.


economy
economy /ɪˈkɒnəmi/
(n) the relationship between production, trade and the supply of money in a particular country or region
Example: The economy is in recession.


estate
estate /ɪˈsteɪt/
(n) an area of land with a lot of houses or factories of the same type on it
Example: She receives rent from all the people whose cottages are on estate land.


global
global /ˈɡləʊbl/
(adj) covering or affecting the whole world
Example: global issues