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area
area /ˈeəriə/
(n) part of a place, town, etc., or a region of a country or the world
Example: John is the London area manager.


carrot
carrot /ˈkærət/
(n) a long pointed orange root vegetable
Example: a pound of carrots


chemistry
chemistry /ˈkemɪstri/
(n) the scientific study of the structure of substances, how they react when combined or in contact with one another, and how they behave under different conditions
Example: inorganic/organic chemistry


comfortably
comfortably /ˈkʌmftəbli/
(adj) in a comfortable way
Example: You should be able to live comfortably on your allowance.


commercial
commercial /kəˈmɜːʃl/
(adj) connected with the buying and selling of goods and services
Example: She is developing the commercial side of the organization.


dull
dull /dʌl/
(adj) not interesting or exciting
Example: The first half of the game was pretty dull.


extension
extension /ɪkˈstenʃn/
(n) the act of increasing the area of activity, group of people, etc. that is affected by something
Example: My home life was becoming no more than an extension of my job.


guard
guard /ɡɑːd/
(v) a person, such as a soldier, a police officer or a prison officer, who protects a place or people, or prevents prisoners from escaping
Example: political leaders guarded by the police


harmful
harmful /ˈhɑːmfl/
(adj) causing damage or injury to somebody/something, especially to a person’s health or to the environment
Example: the sun's harmful ultra-violet rays


investment
investment /ɪnˈvestmənt/
(n) the act of investing money in something
Example: to encourage foreign investment


kiss
kiss /kɪs/
(n) to touch somebody with your lips as a sign of love or sexual desire or when saying hello or goodbye
Example: a kiss on the cheek


nineteen
nineteen /ˌnaɪnˈtiːn/
(adj) 19
Example: Simson, aged nineteen, was convicted on two charges of burglary.


per cent
per cent /pə ˈsent/
(adj) by, in or for every hundred
Example: a 15 per cent rise in price


prepared
prepared /prɪˈpeəd/
(adj) ready and able to deal with something
Example: When they set out they were well prepared.


producer
producer /prəˈdjuːsə(r)/
(n) a person, a company or a country that grows or makes food, goods or materials
Example: French wine producers