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Academic Vocabulary List 8




Words and definitions

See also: Master list
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Alphabetical list of words and meanings

Word

bargain
blackout
challenge
charge
combination
contact
deposit
enthusiastic
inform
irrational
nationwide
personality
prevent
profit
slang
teller
trend
waste
withdraw
workaholic

Definition, meaning

something you can buy cheaply
electric power outage
call for energetic work or action
postpone or delay payment until the bill comes
joining together of things or ideas
to get in touch with; get together to talk with
put money into a bank account
very interested or excited about something
to tell, give the facts
impossible to explain reasonably
everywhere in the country
the nature or character of a person
stop something from happening
money people make from business
informal language
a person who works at a bank window
a fad that lasts for a long time
use wrongly, use too much of
take money out of the bank
compulsive worker

Note: These are general meanings for the words. You may encounter other definitions depending on context.
Check a dictionary for other meanings.

See Academic Vocabulary Exercise 8 for quiz matching words and definitions.

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