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about
about /əˈbaʊt/
(pre) on the subject of somebody/something; in connection with somebody/something
Example: Tell me all about it.


attend
attend /əˈtend/
(v) to be present at an event
Example: The meeting was attended by 90% of shareholders.


billion
billion /ˈbɪljən/
(adj) 1 000 000 000; one thousand million
Example: Worldwide sales reached 2.5 billion.


bin
bin /bɪn/
(n) a container that you put waste in
Example: a rubbish bin


bottom
bottom /ˈbɒtəm/
(adj) the lowest part of something
Example: the bottom line (on a page)


businessman
businessman /ˈbɪznəsmæn/
(n) a man who works in business, especially at a high level
Example: He was a successful businessman before becoming a writer.


capacity
capacity /kəˈpæsəti/
(n) the number of things or people that a container or space can hold
Example: a hard disk storage capacity of 500 gigabytes


chairman
chairman /ˈtʃeəmən/
(n) the person in charge of a meeting, who tells people when they can speak, etc.
Example: Delegates postponed a decision about the exact terms of office of the group's chairman and head of the secretariat.


chin
chin /tʃɪn/
(n) the part of the face below the mouth and above the neck
Example: A strap fastens under the chin to keep the helmet in place.


communication
communication /kəˌmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃn/
(n) the activity or process of expressing ideas and feelings or of giving people information
Example: We are in regular communication by email.


correct
correct /kəˈrekt/
(adj) accurate or true, without any mistakes
Example: ‘Are you in charge here?’ ‘That's correct.’


favourite
favourite /ˈfeɪvərɪt/
(n) to show that you like something that somebody has put on a social media site
Example: The programme has become a firm favourite with young people.


goodbye
goodbye /ˌɡʊdˈbaɪ/
(n) used when you are leaving somebody or when somebody else is leaving
Example: We've already said our goodbyes.


handle
handle /ˈhændl/
(n) to deal with a situation, a person, an area of work or a strong emotion
Example: She turned the handle and opened the door.


infectious
infectious /ɪnˈfekʃəs/
(adj) an infectious disease can be passed easily from one person to another, especially through air or water
Example: Flu is highly infectious.