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accommodate
v. to provide somebody with a room or place to sleep, live or sit
accommodation
n. a place to live, work or stay in
accommodations
n. [pl] somewhere to live or stay, often also providing food or other services
analogous
adj. similar in some way to another thing or situation and therefore able to be compared with it
analogy
n. a comparison of one thing with another thing that has similar features; a feature that is similar
anticipate
v. to expect something
anticipation
n. the fact of seeing that something might happen in the future and perhaps doing something about it now
anticipatory
adj. anticipate
assurance
n. a statement that something will certainly be true or will certainly happen, particularly when there has been doubt about it
self-assurance
n. belief in your own abilities or strengths
assure
v. to tell somebody that something is definitely true or is definitely going to happen, especially when they have doubts about it
assured
adj. confident in yourself and your abilities
assuredly
adv. certainly; definitely
attain
v. to succeed in getting something, usually after a lot of effort
attainable
adj. that you can achieve
attainment
n. something that you achieved
behalf
n. in order to help somebody
bulk
v. to be the most important part of something
bulk
n. the main part of something; most of something
bulky
adj. (of a thing) large and difficult to move or carry
cease
v. to stop happening or existing; to stop something from happening or existing
ceaseless
adj. not stopping; seeming to have no end
ceaselessly
adv. ceaseless
coherence
n. the situation in which all the parts of something fit together well
coherent
adj. logical and well organized; easy to understand and clear
coherently
adv. coherent
coincide
v. to take place at the same time
coincidence
n. the fact of two things happening at the same time by chance, in a surprising way
coincident
adj. happening in the same place or at the same time
coincidental
adj. happening by chance; not planned
coincidentally
adv. coincidental
commence
v. to begin to happen; to begin something
commencement
n. beginning
compatibility
n. the ability of people or things to live or exist together without problems
compatible
adj. (of machines, especially computers) able to be used together
compatibly
adv. compatible
concurrent
adj. existing or happening at the same time
concurrently
adv. concurrent
confine
v. to keep somebody/something inside the limits of a particular activity, subject, area, etc.
confined
adj. small and surrounded by walls or sides
controversial
adj. causing a lot of angry public discussion and disagreement
controversially
adj. controversial
controversy
n. public discussion and argument about something that many people strongly disagree about, disapprove of, or are shocked by
converse
n. the opposite or reverse of a fact or statement
converse
adj. converse
converse
v. to have a conversation with somebody
conversely
adv. in a way that is the opposite or reverse of something
device
n. an object or a piece of equipment that has been designed to do a particular job
devote
v.1 to give most of your time, energy, attention, etc. to somebody/something - 2 to give an amount of time, attention, etc. to something
devotion
n. great love, care and support for somebody/something
diminish
v. to become or to make something become smaller, weaker, etc.
diminution
n. the act of reducing something or of being reduced
distort
v. to change the shape, appearance or sound of something so that it is strange or not clear
distortion
n. distort
duration
n. the length of time that something lasts or continues
erode
v. to gradually destroy the surface of something through the action of wind, rain, etc; to be gradually destroyed in this way
erosion
n. erode
ethic
n. moral principles that control or influence a person's behaviour
ethical
adj. connected with beliefs and principles about what is right and wrong
ethically
adv. ethical
format
v. to prepare a computer disk so that data can be recorded on it
format
n. the general arrangement, plan, design, etc. of something
found
v. to start something, such as an organization or an institution, especially by providing money
immature
adj. behaving in a way that is not sensible and is typical of people who are much younger
immaturity
n. immature
incoherent
adj. (of people) unable to express yourself clearly, often because of emotion
incoherently
adv. incoherent
incoherence
n. incoherent
incompatibility
n. incompatible
incompatible
adj. two actions, ideas, etc. that are incompatible are not acceptable or possible together because of basic differences
inherent
adj. that is a basic or permanent part of somebody/something and that cannot be removed
inherently
adv. inherent
insight
n. the ability to see and understand the truth about people or situations
insightful
adj. showing a clear understanding of a person or situation
integral
adj. being an essential part of something
integrally
adv. integral
intermediate
n. a person who is learning something and who has more than a basic knowledge of it but is not yet advanced
intermediate
adj. located between two places, things, states, etc
manual
n. a book that tells you how to do or operate something, especially one that comes with a machine, etc. when you buy it
manual
adj. involving using the hands or physical strength
manually
adv. manual
maturation
n. the process of becoming or being made mature (= ready to eat or drink after being left for a period of time)
maturational
adj. maturation
mature
v. to become fully grown or developed
mature
adj. behaving in a sensible way, like an adult
maturely
adv. mature
maturity
n. the quality of thinking and behaving in a sensible, adult manner
mediate
v. to try to end a disagreement between two or more people or groups by talking to them and trying to find things that everyone can agree on
mediation
n. mediate
medium
n. a way of communicating information, etc. to people
medium
adj. in the middle between two sizes, amounts, lengths, temperatures, etc.
militarily
adv. military
military
adj. connected with soldiers or the armed forces
military
n. soldiers; the armed forces
minimal
adj. very small in size or amount; as small as possible
minimally
adv. minimal
minimalist
n. an artist, a musician, etc. who uses very simple ideas or a very small number of simple things in their work
minimalism
n. minimalist
minimalist
adj. minimalist
mutual
adj. used to describe feelings that two or more people have for each other equally, or actions that affect two or more people equally
mutuality
n. mutual
mutually
adv. felt or done equally by two or more people
norm
v. to adjust something so that it is of the required standard; to establish a required or agreed standard for something
norm
n. a situation or a pattern of behaviour that is usual or expected
overlap
a shared area of interest, knowledge, responsibility, etc
passive
n. (grammar) the form of a verb used when the subject is affected by the action of the verb
passive
adj. accepting what happens or what people do without trying to change anything or oppose them
passively
adv. passive
passivity
n. the state of accepting what happens without reacting or trying to fight against it
portion
v. to divide something into parts or portions
portion
n. one part of something larger
preliminary
n. a preliminary is an action or event that is done in preparation for something
preliminary
adj. happening before a more important action or event
protocol
n. a system of fixed rules and formal behaviour used at official meetings, usually between governments
qualitative
adj. connected with how good something is, rather than with how much of it there is
qualitatively
adv. qualitative
quantitative
adj. connected with the amount or number of something rather than with how good it is
refine
v. to make a substance pure by taking other substances out of it
refined
adj. 1 made pure by having other substances taken out of it - 2 polite, well educated and able to judge the quality of things; having the sort of manners that are considered typical of a high social class
refinement
n. a small change to something that improves it
relax
v. to rest while you are doing something enjoyable, especially after work or effort
relaxation
n. ways of resting and enjoying yourself; time spent resting and enjoying yourself
relaxed
adj. (of a person) calm and not anxious or worried
relaxing
adj. helping you to rest and become less anxious
restrain
v. to stop somebody/something from doing something, especially by using physical force
restrained
adj. showing calm control rather than emotion
restraint
n. a rule, a fact, an idea, etc. that limits or controls what people can do
revolution
n. an attempt, by a large number of people, to change the government of a country, especially by violent action
rev
n. a circular movement made by something fixed to a central point, for example in a car engine
revolutionary
n. a person who starts or supports a revolution, especially a political one
revolutionary
adj. connected with political revolution
revolutionize
v. to completely change the way that something is done
rigid
adj. (of rules, methods, etc.) very strict and difficult to change
rigidity
n. rigid
rigidly
adv. rigid
route
v. to send somebody/something by a particular route
route
n. a way that you follow to get from one place to another
scenario
n. a description of how things might happen in the future
sphere
n. a solid figure that is completely round, with every point on its surface at an equal distance from the centre
spherical
adj. shaped like a sphere
spherically
adv. spherical
subordinate
v. to treat somebody/something as less important than somebody/something else
subordination
n. subordinate
subordinate
n. a person who has a position with less authority and power than somebody else in an organization
subordinate
adj. having less power or authority than somebody else in a group or an organization
supplement
v. to add something to something in order to improve it or make it more complete
supplementation
n. supplement
supplement
n. a thing that is added to something else to improve or complete it
supplementary
adj. provided in addition to something else in order to improve or complete it
suspend
v. formal) to hang something from something else
suspension
n. the act of officially removing somebody from their job, school, team, etc. for a period of time, usually as a punishment
team
v. to put two or more things or people together in order to do something or to achieve a particular effect
team
n. a group of people who play a particular game or sport against another group of people
temporariness
n. temporary
temporarily
adv. temporary
temporary
adj. lasting or intended to last or be used only for a short time; not permanent
trigger
v. to make something happen suddenly
trigger
n. the part of a gun that you press in order to fire it
unanticipated
adj. that you have not expected or predicted; that you have not anticipated
unattainable
adj. impossible to achieve or reach
unconfined
adj. not limited in space, range or amount
uncontroversial
adj. not causing, or not likely to cause, any disagreement
undiminished
adj. that has not become smaller or weaker
unethical
adj. not morally acceptable
unethically
adv. unethical
unfounded
adj. not based on reason or fact
unification
n. unify
unify
v. to join people, things, parts of a country, etc. together so that they form a single unit
unrestrained
adj. not controlled; not having been restrained
violate
v. (formal) to go against or refuse to obey a law, an agreement, etc.
violation
n. violate
violator
n. violate
vision
n. the ability to see; the area that you can see from a particular position