Academic Vocabulary List 4
|alternative||choice, selection, option|
|consumer||person who buys things|
|treating people unfairly because of differences in race, gender, etc.|
|earn||get money through working|
|encourage||give help, support or confidence|
|ignore||don’t pay attention|
|illusion||false idea, dream|
|immigrant||person who comes into a country to live|
|irrelevant||not related or applicable|
|lonely||without needed companionship|
|observe||perceive thorough the senses, see|
|participation||taking part, getting involved in a group activity|
|poverty||condition of being poor|
|practical||useful and realistic|
|rise||go up, get higher|
|vocational||pertaining to a specific job|
|volunteer||person who gives service without pay|
|widow||woman whose husband has died|
These are general meanings for the words. You may encounter other definitions depending on context.
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