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Week 1 (Introduction) - Academic


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achieve
(v.) to successfully complete something
adequate
(adj.) enough
aspect
(n.) one part of something that has many parts
awareness
(n.) knowledge or understanding
complex
(adj.) difficult to understand
conceive
(v.) to think of a new idea
concept
(n.) idea
emerge
(v.) to appear or come out from somewhere
fundamental
(adj.) basic and important
guarantee
(v.) to promise to protect something
philosophical
(adj.) beliefs about the meaning of life
principles
(n.) moral rules
secure
(adj.) safe from harm or attack
theory
(n.) principles and ideas about a subject
amendment
n. addition, revision
author
(n.) writer
challenge
(n.) something difficult
civil
adj. the people who live in a country
compatible
adj. able to exist together without conflict
constitution
n. basic laws and principles of the U.S.
create
v. to make something new
document
(n.) a formal or official piece of paper
enforce
(v.) to make people obey a rule or law
establish
v. to start something, e.g. an organization
found
(v.) to establish something, e.g. an organization
function
(n.) purpose or job
generation
(n.) a group of people of the same age
individual
(n.) a single person
interpret
(v.) to explain the meaning of something
issue
(v.) to officially make a statement
legislative
adj. to do with making laws
military
(n.) the army or soldiers of a country
policy
(n.) the rules about how to do something
pursuit
(n.) when someone tries to get or achieve something
consist
(v.) to be formed from two or more things or people
currency
(n.) the system or type of money that a country uses
equipment
(n.) the tools, machines, clothes etc that you need to do a particular job or activity
federal
(adj.) a single national government which makes decisions for a country
finally
(adv.) after a long time
major
(adj.) very large or important
require
(v.) to need something
summary
(n.) a short statement that gives the main information about something, without giving all the details
volunteer
(v.) to offer to do something without being asked or expecting any reward
accurately
(adv.) correctly and truly
affective
(adj.) relating to or having an effect on the emotions
allocation
(n.) the amount or share of something for a particular purpose
assign
(v.) to give someone a particular job
attitude
(n.) the opinions and feelings you have about something
bias
(n.) an opinion about whether a person, group, or idea is good or bad
component
(n.) one of several parts that together make up a whole
conflict
(n.) a state of disagreement or argument between people, groups, countries
distinct
(adj.) clearly different or belonging to a different type
diverse
(adj.) very different from each other
diversity
(n.) the fact of including many different types of people or things
evaluation
(n.) a decision or a judgment about how good, useful, or successful something is
gender
(n.) characteristics of being masculine (male) or feminine (female)
identical
(adj.) exactly the same or very similar
identity
(n.) your idea of who you are; the qualities that you have that make you different from other people
insignificant
(adj.) small or unimportant
involve
v. include
justified
(adj.) having an acceptable explanation or reason
link
(v.) connect to something, relate to something
mechanism
(n.) a system or a way of behaving
motive
(n.) the reason that makes someone do something
negative
(adj.) bad or harmful
norm
n. usual way of doing things
notion
(n.) an idea, belief, or opinion
overestimate
(v.) to think that something is better or more important than it really is
perceive
(v.) to notice, see, or recognize something
perception
(n.) the way that you notice things with your senses of sight, hearing, touch, smell, and taste
phenomenon
(n.) something that happens in society or nature which can be studied, usually because it is difficult to understand
positive
(adj.) good or pleasant
primarily
(adv.) mainly
psychological
(adj.) relating to the way that your mind works
psychologist
(n.) someone who studies the way that your mind works
psychology
(n.) the academic study of the mind
researcher
(n.) a person who studies a particular subject in detail
resources
(n.) something useful, such as land, oil, food, or money
reveal
(v.) to display or show something that was a secret before
similar
(adj.) almost the same
solely
(adv.) alone, not involving anything or anyone else
variability
(n.) how likely something is to change
variation
(n.) a difference between similar things
virtually
(adv.) almost