attract /əˈtrækt/ (v) to draw by appeal Example: The display attracted a number of people at the convention
compare /kəmˈpeə(r)/ (v) to examine people or things to see how they are similar and how they are different Example: Once the customer compared the two products, her choice was easy.
competition /ˌkɒmpəˈtɪʃn/ (n) a situation in which people or organizations compete with each other for something that not everyone can have Example: In the competition for afternoon dinners, Hector's has come out on top
consume /kənˈsjuːm/ (v) to use something, especially fuel, engery or time Example: The printer consumes more toner than the downstairs printer
convince /kənˈvɪns/ (v) to make somebody / yourselft believe that something is true Example: He convinced me that he was right.
currently /ˈkʌrəntli/ (adv) at the present time Example: Currently, customers are demanding big discounts for bulk orders
fad /fæd/ (n) something that people are interested in for only a short period of time. Example: The mini dress was a fad once thought to be finished, but now it is making a comeback
inspiration /ˌɪnspəˈreɪʃn/ (n) a thing or person that arouses a feeling Example: His work is an inspiration to the marketing department.
market /ˈmɑːkɪt/ (n) to advertise and offer a product for sale Example: The market for brightly colored clothing was brisk last year, but it's moving sluggishly this year
persuasion /pəˈsweɪʒn/ (n) the power to influence, a deep conviction or belief. Example: The seminar teaches techniques of persuasion to increase sales.
productive /prəˈdʌktɪv/ (adj) making goods or growing crops. Example: The unproductive sales meeting brought many staff complaints
satisfaction /ˌsætɪsˈfækʃn/ (n) the good feeling that you have when you have achieved something Example: Your satisfaction is guaranteed or you'll get your money back.