3000 từ thông dụng - Phần 62

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ancient
ancient /ˈeɪnʃənt/
(adj) belonging to a period of history that is thousands of years in the past
Example: ancient Greece


arrangement
arrangement /əˈreɪndʒmənt/
(n) a plan or preparation that you make so that something can happen
Example: travel arrangements


attorney
attorney /əˈtɜːni/
(n) a lawyer, especially one who can act for somebody in court
Example: a defense attorney


brand
brand /brænd/
(n) a type of product, service, etc. made or offered by a particular company under a particular name
Example: Champagne houses owe their success to brand image.


chance
chance /tʃɑːns/
(n) a possibility of something happening, especially something that you want
Example: The chances are a million to one against being struck by lightning.


commitment
commitment /kəˈmɪtmənt/
(n) a promise to do something or to behave in a particular way; a promise to support somebody/something; the fact of committing yourself
Example: The company's commitment to providing quality at a reasonable price has been vital to its success.


contact
contact /ˈkɒntækt/
(v) the act of communicating with somebody, especially regularly
Example: Witnesses to the accident are asked to contact the police.


development
development /dɪˈveləpmənt/
(n) the steady growth of something so that it becomes more advanced, stronger, etc.
Example: the development of basic skills such as literacy and numeracy


diet
diet /ˈdaɪət/
(n) the food and drink that you eat and drink regularly
Example: to receive advice on diet


generous
generous /ˈdʒenərəs/
(adj) giving or willing to give freely; given freely
Example: The gallery was named after its most generous benefactor.


individual
individual /ˌɪndɪˈvɪdʒuəl/
(n) a person considered separately rather than as part of a group
Example: donations from private individuals (= ordinary people rather than companies, etc.)


just
just /dʒʌst/
(adj) only
Example: She looks just like her mother.


last
last /lɑːst/
(v) happening or coming after all other similar things or people
Example: Each game lasts about an hour.


map
map /mæp/
(n) a drawing or plan of the earth’s surface or part of it, showing countries, towns, rivers, etc.
Example: Can you find Black Hill on the map?


millimetre
millimetre /ˈmɪlimiːtə(r)/
(n) a unit for measuring length; a 1 000th of a metre
Example: You might use millimeters or centimeters to measure how tall you are