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Academic Vocabulary List 4

Alphabetical list of words and meanings

Word

alternative

consumer

discrimination

earn

encourage

ignore

illusion

immigrant

irrelevant

lonely

observe

own

participation

poverty

practical

rise

skill

vocational

volunteer

widow


Definition, meaning

choice, selection, option

person who buys things

treating people unfairly because of differences in race, gender, etc.

get money through working

give help, support or confidence

don't pay attention

false idea, dream

person who comes into a country to live

not related or applicable

without needed companionship

perceive thorough the senses, see

possess

taking part, getting involved in a group activity

condition of being poor

useful and realistic

go up, get higher

ability, talent

pertaining to a specific job

person who gives service without pay

woman whose husband has died


Note: These are general meanings for the words. You may encounter other definitions depending on context.
Check a dictionary for other meanings.

See Academic Vocabulary Exercise 4 for quiz matching words and definitions.

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Last updated: 15 February, 2010 02:43:16