affair /əˈfeə(r)/ (n) events that are of public interest or political importance Example: affairs of state
aircraft /ˈeəkrɑːft/ (n) any vehicle that can fly and carry goods or passengers Example: fighter/transport/military aircraft
animal /ˈænɪml/ (n) a creature that is not a bird, a fish, a reptile , an insect or a human Example: the animal kingdom
balance /ˈbæləns/ (v) a situation in which different things exist in equal, correct or good amounts Example: How long can you balance on one leg?
brave /breɪv/ (adj) willing to do things that are difficult, dangerous or painful; not afraid Example: Be brave!
bread /bred/ (n) a type of food made from flour, water and usually yeast mixed together and baked Example: a loaf/slice/piece of bread
craft /krɑːft/ (n) an activity involving a special skill at making things with your hands Example: a craft fair/workshop
cultural /ˈkʌltʃərəl/ (adj) connected with the culture of a particular society or group, its customs, beliefs, etc. Example: economic, social and cultural factors
electricity /ɪˌlekˈtrɪsəti/ (n) a form of energy from charged elementary particles , usually supplied as electric current through cables, wires, etc. for lighting, heating, driving machines, etc. Example: a waste of electricity
employment /ɪmˈplɔɪmənt/ (n) work, especially when it is done to earn money; the state of being employed Example: full-time/part-time employment
express /ɪkˈspres/ (adj) to show or make known a feeling, an opinion, etc. by words, looks or actions Example: express delivery services
function /ˈfʌŋkʃn/ (v) a special activity or purpose of a person or thing Example: Despite the power cuts, the hospital continued to function normally.
midnight /ˈmɪdnaɪt/ (n) 12 o’clock at night Example: Let's have a midnight feast tonight (= a secret meal that children like to have in the middle of the night).
officer /ˈɒfɪsə(r)/ (n) a person who is in a position of authority in the armed forces Example: The matter was passed on to me, as your commanding officer.
premises /ˈpremɪsɪz/ (n) the building and land near to it that a business owns or uses Example: Police were called to escort her off the premises.