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academic /ˌækəˈdemɪk/
(adj) connected with education, especially studying in schools and universities
Example: high/low academic standards

account /əˈkaʊnt/
(n) an arrangement that somebody has with a bank, etc. to keep money there, take some out, etc.
Example: a joint account (= one in the name of more than one person)

amazing /əˈmeɪzɪŋ/
(adj) very surprising, especially in a way that you like or admire
Example: That's amazing, isn't it?

around /əˈraʊnd/
(pre) surrounding somebody/something; on each side of something
Example: He put his arms around her.

bacteria /bækˈtɪəriə/
(n) the simplest and smallest forms of life. Bacteria exist in large numbers in air, water and soil, and also in living and dead creatures and plants, and are often a cause of disease.
Example: an illness caused by bacteria in drinking water

born /bɔːn/
(v) to come out of your mother’s body at the beginning of your life
Example: He was born of/to German parents.

building /ˈbɪldɪŋ/
(n) a structure such as a house or school that has a roof and walls
Example: tall/old/historic buildings

capture /ˈkæptʃə(r)/
(v) to catch a person or an animal and keep them as a prisoner or shut them in a space that they cannot escape from
Example: The animals are captured in nets and sold to local zoos.

character /ˈkærəktə(r)/
(n) a person or an animal in a book, play or film
Example: Generosity is part of the American character.

club /klʌb/
(n) an organization for people who share an interest or do a sport or activity together
Example: The club has/have voted to admit new members.

cookie /ˈkʊki/
(n) a small flat sweet cake for one person, usually baked until hard and dry
Example: a cookie jar

corner /ˈkɔːnə(r)/
(n) a part of something where two or more sides, lines or edges join
Example: a speck of dirt in the corner of her eye

crisis /ˈkraɪsɪs/
(n) a time of great danger, difficulty or doubt when problems must be solved or important decisions must be made
Example: We provide help to families in crisis situations.

data /ˈdeɪtə/
(n) facts or information, especially when examined and used to find out things or to make decisions
Example: These data show that most cancers are detected as a result of clinical follow-up.

dinner /ˈdɪnə(r)/
(n) the main meal of the day, eaten either in the middle of the day or in the evening
Example: When do you have dinner?