Academic Vocabulary List 8
|bargain||something you can buy cheaply|
|blackout||electric power outage|
|challenge||call for energetic work or action|
|charge||postpone or delay payment until the bill comes|
|combination||joining together of things or ideas|
|contact||to get in touch with; get together to talk with|
|deposit||put money into a bank account|
|enthusiastic||very interested or excited about something|
|inform||to tell, give the facts|
|irrational||impossible to explain reasonably|
|nationwide||everywhere in the country|
|personality||the nature or character of a person|
|prevent||stop something from happening|
|profit||money people make from business|
|teller||a person who works at a bank window|
|trend||a fad that lasts for a long time|
|waste||use wrongly, use too much of|
|withdraw||take money out of the bank|
These are general meanings for the words. You may encounter other definitions depending on context.
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