characteristic /ˌkærəktəˈrɪstɪk/ (noun) a typical feature or quality that something/somebody has Example: One characteristic of the store is that it is slow in mailing refund checks.
consequence /ˈkɑːnsɪkwens/ (noun) a result of something that has happened, especially an unpleasant result Example: As a consequence of not having seen a dentist for several years, Lydia had several cavities.
consider /kənˈsɪdər/ (verb) to think about something carefully, especially in order to make a decision Example: After considering all the options, Della decided to buy a used car
cover /ˈkʌvər/ (verb) to place something over or in front of something in order to hide, protect or decorate it Example: Will my medical insurance cover this surgery?
expiration /ˌekspəˈreɪʃn/ (noun) an ending of the period of time when an official document can be used, or when an agreement is legally acceptable Example: Have you checked the expriration date on this yogurt?
frequently /ˈfriːkwəntli/ (adverb) often Example: Appliances frequently come with a one-year warranty
imply /ɪmˈplaɪ/ (verb) to suggest that something is true or that you feel or think something, without saying so directly Example: The guarantee on the Walkman implied that all damages were covered under warranty for one year
promise /ˈprɑːmɪs/ (verb) to tell somebody that you will definitely do or not do something, or that something will definitely happen Example: The sales associate promised that our new mattress would arrive by noon on Saturday
protect /prəˈtekt/ (verb) to make sure that somebody/something is not harmed, injured, damaged, etc. Example: Consumer laws are designed to protect the public against unscrupulous vendors
reputation /ˌrepjuˈteɪʃn/ (noun) the opinion that people have about what somebody/something is like, based on what has happened in the past Example: The company knew that the reputation of its products was the most important asset it had
require /rɪˈkwaɪər/ (verb) to need something; to depend on somebody/something Example: The law requires that each item clearly display the warranty information
variety /vəˈraɪəti/ (noun) several different sorts of the same thing Example: There's a variety of standard terms that you'll find in warranties