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quote
1) a sentence or phrase from a book, speech etc which you repeat in a speech or piece of writing because it is interesting or amusing [= quotation] 2) a statement of how much it will probably cost to
race
a competition in which people or animals compete to run, drive etc fastest and finish first
rail
1) the railway system 2) one of the two long metal tracks fastened to the ground that trains move along
railway
(BE) a system of tracks along which trains run, or a system of trains [= railroad AE]
rain
water that falls in small drops from clouds in the sky
reaction
sth that you feel or do because of sth that has happened or been said
reality
what actually happens or is true, not what is imagined or thought
reasonably
quite or to a satisfactory degree, but not completely
receipt
a piece of paper that you are given which shows that you have paid for sth
recent
having happened or started only a short time ago
recommend
to advise sb to do sth, especially because you have special knowledge of a situation or subject
reference
1) part of sth you say or write in which you mention a person or thing 2) the act of looking at sth for information
reflect
if a person or a thing is *ed in a mirror, glass, or water, you can see an image of the person or thing on the surface of the mirror, glass, or water
refuse
to say firmly that you will not do sth that sb has asked you to do
regard
to think about sb or sth in a particular way
regular
happening every hour, every week, every month etc, usually with the same amount of time in between
regulation
an official rule or order
relate
1) if two things *, they are connected in some way [= connect] 2) if you * two different things, you show how they are connected
replace
to start doing sth instead of another person, or start being used instead of another thing
related
things that are related are connected in some way
report
a written or spoken description of a situation or event, giving people the information they need
relation
1) official connections between countries, companies, organizations etc 2) the way in which people or groups of people behave towards each other
report
to give people information about recent events, especially in newspapers and on television and radio
relatively
sth that is relatively small, easy etc is fairly small, easy etc compared to other things
represent
1) to officially speak or take action for another person or group of people 2) to speak officially for sb in a court of law 3) to form or be sth
release
1) to let sb go free, after having kept them somewhere 2) to let news or official information be known and printed [= publish]
requirement
1) sth that sb needs or asks for 2) sth that must be done because of a law or rule
relevant
directly relating to the subject or problem being discussed or considered [≠ irrelevant]
research
(formal) serious study of a subject, in order to discover new facts or test new ideas
relief
a feeling of comfort when sth frightening, worrying, or painful has ended or has not happened
resource
1) sth such as useful land, or minerals such as oil or coal, that exists in a country and can be used to increase its wealth 2) all the money, property, skills etc that you have available to use when
religion
a belief in one or more gods
respond
to do sth as a reaction to sth that has been said or done [= react]
religious
relating to religion in general or to a particular religion
responsability
a duty to be in charge of sb or sth, so that you make decisions and can be blamed if sth bad happen
remove
to take sth away from, out of, or off the place where it is
responsible
1) if sb is * for an accident, mistake, crime etc, it is their fault or they can be blamed 2) having a duty to be in charge of or to look after sb or sth
rent
to regularly pay money to live in a house or room that belongs to sb else, or to use sth that belongs to sb else
restaurant
a place where you can buy and eat a meal
rent
the money that sb pays regularly to use a room, house etc that belongs to sb else
retire
1) to stop working, usually because you have reached a certain age 2) (formal) to go away to a quiet place
repeat
to say, write or do sth again
return
1) to go or come back to a place where you were before [= go back, come back] 2) to give or send sth back, or to put sth back in its place [= give back, put back]
return
1) the act of returning from somewhere, or your arrival back in a place 2) the act of giving, putting, or sending sth back
review
1) a careful examination of a situation or process 2) an article in a newspaper or magazine that gives an opinion about a new book, play, film etc
rich
1) sb who is rich has a lot of money and valuable possessions [≠ poor] 2) containing a lot of sth
ride
1) to sit on an animal, especially a horse, and make it move along 2) to travel on a bicycle or motorbike
ridiculous
very silly or unreasonable
right
1) used to show that you have understood or agree with what sb has just said 2) used to check if what you have said is correct
rise
1) to increase in number, amount, or value [= go up; ≠ fall] 2) to go upwards [≠ fall] 3) (formal) to stand up
risk
the possibility that sth bad, unpleasant, or dangerous may happen [= danger]
river
a natural and continuous flow of water in a long line across a country into the sea
rock
1) the hard substance that forms the main surface of the Earth 2) a type of popular modern music with a strong loud beat, played using guitars and drums
role
1) the way in which sb or sth is involved in an activity or situation, and how much influence they have on it 2) the character played by an actor in a play or film [= part]
roof
the structure that covers or forms the top of a building, vehicle, tent etc
root
1) the part of a plant or tree that grows under the ground and gets water from the soil 2) the main cause of a problem
rough
1) having an uneven surface [≠ smooth] 2) not exact, not containing many details, or not in a final form [= approximate]
roughly
not exactly [= about, approximately]
round
(BE) surrounding or on all sides of sth or sb
row
a line of things or people next to each other
rub
to move your hand, or sth such as a cloth, backwards and forwards over a surface while pressing firmly
rubbish
1) food, paper etc that is no longer needed and has been thrown away [= garbage, trash AE] 2) (informal) an idea, statement, etc that is * is silly or wrong and does not deserve serious atte
rush
to move very quickly, especially because you need to be somewhere very soon [= hurry]
sad
unhappy, especially because sth unpleasant has happened [≠ happy]
safe
1) not likely to cause any physical injury or harm [≠ dangerous] 2) not in danger of being lost, harmed, or stolen [≠ unsafe]
safety
1) when sb or sth is safe from danger or harm 2) how safe sth is to use, do etc
sake
For the * of sb/sth = in order to help, improve, or please sb or sth
salad
a mixture of raw vegetables, especially lettuce, cucumber, and tomato
salary
money that you receive as payment from the organization you work for, usually paid to you every month
salt
a natural white mineral that is added to food to make it taste better or to preserve it
sandwich
two pieces of bread with cheese, meat, vegetables, cooked egg, etc between them
scale
1) the size or level of sth, or the amount that sth is happening 2) a whole range of different types of people or things, from the lowest level to the highest
scene
1) part of a play during which there is no change in time or place 2) a particular set of activities and the people who are involved in them
schedule
1) a plan of what someone is going to do and when they are going to do it 2) (AE) a list that shows the times that buses, trains etc leave or arrive at a particular place [= timetable BE]
scheme
(BE) an official plan that is intended to help people in some way, for example by providing education or training [= program AE]
score
the number of points that each team or player has won in a game or competition
screen
the part of a television or computer where the picture or information appears
sea
the large area of salty water that covers much of the earth's surface [= ocean]
season
one of the main periods into which a year is divided, which each have a particular type of weather. In the west, the *s are spring, summer, autumn, and winter
seat
a place where you can sit, especially one in a vehicle or one from which you watch a performance, sports event etc
secretary
sb who works in an office typing letters, keeping records, answering telephone calls, arranging meetings etc
seek
(formal) to try to achieve or get sth
select
to choose sth or sb by thinking carefully about which is the best, most suitable etc [= choose, pick]
self
the type of person you are, your character, your typical behaviour etc
separate
1) different 2) not related to or not affected by sth else
separate
1) if sth separates two places or two things, it is between them so that they are not touching each other 2) to divide or split into different parts, or to make sth do this
series
several events or actions of a similar type that happen one after the other
seriously
very much or to a great degree
session
1) a period of time used for a particular activity, especially by a group of people 2) a formal meeting or group of meetings, especially of a law court or parliament
settle
1) to end an argument or solve a disagreement 2) to decide what you are going to do, especially so that you can make definite arrangements
shame
the feeling you have when you feel guilty and embarrassed because you, or someone who is close to you, have done sth wrong
shape
the form that sth has, for example round, square, triangular etc
sheep
a farm animal that is kept for its wool and its meat
ship
1) a large boat used for carrying people or goods across the sea 2) a large spacecraft
shirt
a piece of clothing that covers the upper part of your body and your arms, usually has a collar, and is fastened at the front by buttons
shock
if sth that happens is a shock, you did not expect it, and it makes you feel very surprised, and usually upset
shoot
1) to deliberately kill or injure sb using a gun 2) to make a bullet or arrow come from a weapon
shopping
the activity of going to shops and buying things
shot
1) an act of firing a gun 2) small metal balls that are shot, many at a time, from a shotgun 3) an attempt in sport to throw, kick, or hit the ball towards the place where you can get a point
shoulder
one of the two parts of the body at each side of the neck where the arm is connected