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Academic Vocabulary List 8

Alphabetical list of words and meanings

Word

bargain

blackout

challenge

charge

combination

contact

deposit

enthusiastic

inform

irrational

nationwide

personality

prevent

profit

slang

teller

trend

waste

withdraw

workaholic


Definition, meaning

something you can buy cheaply

electric power outage

call for energetic work or action

postpone or delay payment until the bill comes

joining together of things or ideas

to get in touch with; get together to talk with

put money into a bank account

very interested or excited about something

to tell, give the facts

impossible to explain reasonably

everywhere in the country

the nature or character of a person

stop something from happening

money people make from business

informal language

a person who works at a bank window

a fad that lasts for a long time

use wrongly, use too much of

take money out of the bank

compulsive worker


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 8 for quiz matching words and definitions.

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