Level 6 Level 8
Level 7

Week 7 - Urbanisation, Problem/Solution


54 words 0 ignored

Ready to learn       Ready to review

Ignore words

Check the boxes below to ignore/unignore words, then click save at the bottom. Ignored words will never appear in any learning session.

All None

Ignore?
challenge
a difficult task or problem
compromise
a middle way between two extremes
difficulty
the quality of something that makes it hard to do
dilemma
a situation in which you have to make a difficult choice
inhabitant
a person who lives in a particular place
infrastructure
the basic facilities and equipment needed for an area or country
isolation
the state of being in a place or situation that is separate from others
issue
something that people are talking about, thinking about, etc
megacity
a very big city
migrant
a person who has moved from one place to another to live or work
obstacle
something that makes it difficult to do something
poverty
the state of being poor
resolution
the act of finding an answer or solution to a conflict, problem, etc.
slum
an area of a city where poor people live and the buildings are in bad condition
tolerance
willingness to accept feelings, habits, or beliefs that are different from your own
urbanisation
the process by which towns and cities are formed and become larger as more and more people begin living and working in central areas
adequate
enough for some need or requirement
basic
forming or relating to the first or easiest part of something
booming
growing very quickly
catastrophic
a terrible disaster
isolated
separate from others
long-term
lasting for a long period of time
overpriced
having a price that is too high
overworked
having too much work
short-sighted
made or done without thinking about what will happen in the future
short-term
for a short period of time
staggering
very large, shocking, or surprising
tolerant
willing to accept feelings, habits, or beliefs that are different from your own
address
to deal with (a matter, issue, problem, etc.)
adjust
to change in order to work or do better in a new situation
aggravate
to make (an injury, problem, etc.) more serious or worse
compete
to try to be better or more successful than someone or something else
compound
to make (something, such as an error or problem) worse
deal with
to do something about (a person or thing that causes a problem or difficult situation)
deteriorate
to become worse as time passes
enhance
to increase or improve (something)
exacerbate
to make (a bad situation, a problem, etc.) worse
exclude
to leave out (something)
face
to have (something bad or unpleasant) as a problem or possibility
flourish
to grow well or to be successful
identify
to find out who someone is or what something is
overcome
to successfully deal with something
reform
to improve (someone or something) by removing or correcting faults, problems, etc.
regulate
to make rules or laws that control (something)
remedy
to solve something
resolve
to solve something
tackle
to deal with (something difficult)
find a solution
to solve something
overcome a difficulty
to successfully deal with something
reach a compromise
to find the middle way between two decisions or situations
find a compromise
to find the middle way between two decisions or situations
remedy a situation
to solve something
resolve an issue
to solve something
raise an issue
to cause people to think about or be aware of something