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Module 4 (Disabilities Rights) - 2000


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prejudice
n. an unreasonable dislike and distrust of people who are different from you in some way, especially because of their race, sex, religion
prejudiced
adj. having an unreasonable dislike of someone or something, especially a dislike of a group of people who belong to a different race, sex, or religion
education
n. the process of teaching and learning, usually at school, college, or university
faulty
adj. not working properly, or not made correctly
self
n. the type of person you are, your character, your typical behaviour
solution
n. a way of fixing a problem or dealing with a difficult situation
attention
n. when you carefully listen to, look at, or think about someone or something
program
n. a series of actions which are designed to achieve something important
parents
n. the father or mother of a person or animal
permanent
adj. continuing to exist for a long time or for all the time in the future
model (n.)
someone or something which people want to copy because they are successful or have good qualities
model (v.)
to be designed in a way that copies another system or way of doing something
hire
v. to employ someone to do a job
disease
n. an illness which affects a person, animal, or plant
deaf
adj. physically unable to hear anything or unable to hear well
blind
adj. unable to see
behavioral
adj. related to human or animal actions
hidden
adj. difficult to see or find
neglect
v. to fail to look after someone or something properly
encourage
v. to give someone the courage or confidence to do something
collectively
adv. as a group
government
n. the group of people who control a country or state
inside
prep. in or into a container or other closed space so as to be completely covered or surrounded (opposite of "outside")
delay
v. to wait until a later time to do something
avoid
v. to prevent something from happening
responsible (for)
adj. to be the cause of something
lock (out)
v. to prevent someone from entering a building by closing a door
resignation
n. when you officially announce that you have decided to leave your job
delicate
adj. sensitive or easily broken
sweeping
adj. affecting many things, or making an important difference to something
qualified
adj. having suitable knowledge, experience, or skills, especially for a particular job
overcome
v. to successfully control a feeling or problem that prevents you from achieving something
violent
adj. involving actions that are intended to injure or kill people
non-violent
adj. peaceful
commercial
adj. related to business and the buying and selling of goods and services
title
n. the legal right to have or own something
guide
v. to help take someone to a place
practice
n. to be the usual and accepted way of doing something
treatment
n. something that is done to cure someone who is injured or ill
club
n. an organization for people who share a particular interest
funeral
n. a ceremony for burying someone who has died
shelter
n. a place to live
hotel
n. a building where people pay to stay and eat meals
examination
n. a set of medical tests
pick up
v. to meet someone at a particular place and take them to another place
regular
adj. normal or usual
rail
n. the railway system