brand /brænd/ (noun) a type of product, service, etc. made or offered by a particular company under a particular name Example: All brands of aspirin are the same
conform /kənˈfɔːrm/ (verb) to behave and think in the same way as most other people in a group or society Example: Our safety standards conform to those established by the government
defect /ˈdiːfekt/ (noun) a fault in something or in the way it has been made that means that it is not perfect Example: Because of a defect in stiching, the entire suit was throw out
enhance /ɪnˈhæns/ (verb) to increase or further improve the good quality, value or status of somebody/something Example: Every garment must be carefully inspected for defects before it is shipped
garment /ˈɡɑːrmənt/ (noun) a piece of clothing Example: Portland Garment Factory was established in 2008.
inspect /ɪnˈspekt/ (verb) to look closely at something/somebody, especially to check that everything is as it should be Example: Chilren's car searts are thoroughly inspected and tested for safety before being put on the market
perceptive /pərˈseptɪv/ (adjective) having or showing the ability to see or understand things quickly, especially things that are not obvious Example: It takes a perceptive person to be a good manager
repel /rɪˈpel/ (verb) to successfully fight somebody who is attacking you, your country, etc. and drive them away Example: Faulty products repel repeat customers
take back /teɪk bæk/ (phrasal verb) to allow somebody, such as your husband, wife or partner, to come home after they have left because of a problem Example: The quality inspector took the shoddy work back to the assembly line to confront the workers
throw out /θrəʊ aʊt/ (phrasal verb) to force somebody to leave a place Example: You'll be thrown out if you don't pay the rent.
uniformly /ˈjuːnɪfɔːrmli/ (adverb) in a way that does not vary and is the same in all parts and at all times Example: The principles were applied uniformly across all the departments
wrinkle /ˈrɪŋkl/ (noun) a line or small fold in your skin, especially on your face, that forms as you get older Example: A wrinkle in the finish can be repaired more economically before a sale than after