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English - Academic Words (Bachelor Level)

English - Academic Words (Bachelor Level)

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Definitions and synonyms of academics words in English.

Items (101)

  • assign (v.)

    to give a particular job or piece of work to someone

  • among (prep.)

    happening as part of a group

  • abandon (v.) leave a place; 2. give up; to stop doing an activity (before you have finished it)

  • acquire(v.)

    to get something

  • adhere (v.)

    stick to; act strictly according to rules

  • administer (v.)

    give; to cause someone to receive something

  • advocate (v.)

    be for; support (usually publicly)

  • alter (v.)

    change sth. (usually slightly)

  • assessment (n.)


  • assess (v.)

    judge; evaluate

  • appropriate (adj.)

    right for a particular situation

  • ameliorate (v.)

    to make a bad or unpleasant situation better

  • alteration (n.)


  • accelerate (v.)

    to happen or make something happen sooner

  • abundant (adj.)

    more than enough

  • concerted (adj.)

    planned or done together for a shared purpose

  • concede (v.)

    admit (often unwillingly)

  • coincide (v.)

    to come together in place or time

  • cessation (n.)

    ending or stopping

  • census (n.)

    a count for official purposes

  • cease (v.)


  • concern (n.)


  • concerned (adj.)


  • conceive (v.)

    to get pregnant

  • congenital (adj.)

    a disease or condition that exist at or FROM BIRTH

  • curtail (v.)

    reduce or limit sth; stop before it is finished

  • contagious (adj.)

    infectious; epidemic; contaminous

  • distinguish (v.)

    understand the difference between two things

  • evolve (v.)

    develop gradually

  • feasible (adj.)

    able to be made, done or achieved; POSSIBLE

  • fulfil(-l/AE)(v.)

    to do sth that is expected, hoped for or promised to happen

  • finding(s)

    result of systematic research or investigation

  • follow-up (n.)

    an action or event that follows sth done before

  • hazard ratio (n.)

    the likelihood of an event to take place after an intervention

  • initial (adj.)

    of or at the beginning

  • incident (n.)

    an event which is either unpleasant or unusual

  • inoculate (v.)


  • imply (v.)

    suggest in an indirect way

  • incidence (n.)

    the relative frequency that sth happens

  • impact (n.)

    a powerful effect that sth new has on a situation or person

  • impede (v.)

    slow down

  • impediment (n.)

    sth that makes progress, movement or achieving difficult or impossible

  • limitation (n.)

    a shortcoming or defect

  • modify (v.)

    to chance sth; ALTER

  • malpractice (n.)

    failure to act correctly or legally when you doing your job

  • maintain (v.)

    to keep up; to continue to have

  • measurement (n.)

    a way of achieving sth

  • measure (n.)

    a basis for comparison; to discover the exact size or amount of sth

  • occur (v.)

    be present; to happen; to exist

  • occurrence (n.)

    the fact of sth happening

  • purpose

    why sth exist or why you do sth

  • preliminary (adj.)

    coming before a more important action or event, especially introducing or preparing for it

  • predominant (adj.)

    more importent than others

  • principal (adj.)

    MAIN; first in order of importance

  • pre-term delivery

    a birth that happens too early

  • premature (adj.)

    happening or done too soon

  • pregnancy (n.)

    the state of being pregnant

  • probability (n.)


  • raise a point / an issue (exp.)

    to start talking about sth

  • respondent (n.)

    a person who answers a request for information

  • random (adj.)

    happening, done or chosen by chance

  • response rate (n.)

    return rate

  • require (v.)

    to need

  • release (v.)

    make public

  • reluctant (adj.)


  • reside (v.)

    to live, have your home or stay in a place

  • resume (v.)

    start again after a pause

  • ratio (n.)

    relation of two numbers, showing how much bigger one quantity is than the other

  • significance (n.)


  • significant (adj.)

    important; noticeable

  • significantly (adv.)

    important; noticeable

  • susceptible(adj.)

    easily influenced, harmed or infected

  • subsequent (adj.)


  • sufficient (adj.)

    enough for a particular purpose

  • survey (n.)

    an examination of opinions by asking people questions

  • threshold (n.)

    the level or point at which sth starts to happen

  • vital (adj.)

    necessary for the success; extremely important

  • undertake (v)

    do or begin sth; make an attempt

  • vaccination (n.)


  • vaccine (n.)

    a substance for immunisation

  • vomit (v.)

    throw up

  • vulnerable (to) (adj.)

    able to be easily hurt, influenced or attacked

  • yield (v.)

    to supply or produce sth positive such as a profit

  • ensure (v.)

    make certain, to guarantee

  • efficacy(n.)

    able to produce the intended result

  • eradicate (v.)

    to destroy sth bad

  • extent (n.)

    area or length; amount

  • former (adj.)

    of or in an earlier time: in the past; ex-

  • lethal (adj.)

    deadly; extremly dangerous

  • mention (v.)

    to speak about sth quickly, giving little detail or using few words

  • major (adj.)

    more important, bigger or more serious that others

  • neclected (adj.)

    not receiving enough care or attention

  • onset (n.)

    the moment at which sth unpleasant begins

  • persuade (v.)

    to make someone do or believe sth by giving them a good reason to do it or by making them believe it

  • predecessor (n.)

    someone who had a job or a position before someone else

  • recommend(v.)

    to suggest that someone or sth would be good or suitable for a particular job

  • severe (adj.)

    very serious

  • subsequently (adv.)

    happening after sth else

  • threaten (v.)

    If sth bad is likely to happen

  • take in to (exp.)

    to consider when judging a situation

  • trial (n.)

    a test to discover how effective sth or someone is