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Resource: English Know How – E4VN Center & http://oald8.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com) No New word & Transcription Fuc tions Meanings & Examples Synonym & Antonym Đồng nghĩa & trái nghĩa breechess Word family

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Pents (pænts)

n

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Personality (ˌ p ɜ ː s ə ˈnæl ə ti )

n

(1) underpants or knickers quần đùi hoặc quần lót chẽn gối Examples: a pair of pants (2)Trousers Quần Examples: a new pair of pants ski pants (1)The various aspects of a person's character that combine to make them character, different from other people disposition, Tính cách identity Exemple: His wife has a strong personality. The children all have very different personalities. He maintained order by sheer force of personality. (2)The qualities of a person's
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Personal(adj) Personalise(v) Personalist(n)

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character that make them interesting and attractive Cá tính Exemple We need someone with lots of personality to head the project.She was very beautiful but seemed to lack personality. (3)A famous person, especially one who works in entertainment or sport Nhân vật,người nổi tiếng 3 Red ( red ) adj

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1 Having the colour of blood or firea blue red car Màu đỏ The lights (= traffic lights) changed to red before I could get across. Bright red or pink, especially because you are angry, embarrassed or ashamed Exemple :She went red as a beetroot.

Redness(n)

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Refuse /rɪ ˈ ː z/ fju

Your English – Your Future To say that you will not do something decline, deny, Refusal(n)

that somebody has asked you to do Từ chối Eg: Go on, ask her; she can hardly refuse.

reject

Refusable(adj )

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Rose /rəʊz/

n

To say that you will not allow something; to say that you will not give or allow somebody something that they want or need Không cho phép A flower with a sweet smell that Commission(t grows on a bush with thorns(gai) (= iềnhoa hồng) sharp points) on its stems(mũi nhọn) a bunch of red rosesa hoa hồng rose bush/garden a climbing/rambling rose A pink colour Màu hồng A piece of metal or plastic with small holes in it that is attached to the end of a pipe or watering can so that the water comes out in a fine spray when you are
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Round /raʊnd/

adj

watering plants (1)shaped like a circle or cylinder: Hình tròn EG :she was seated at a small, round table (2)shaped like a sphere: Hình cầu EG:a round glass ball (3)(of a voice) rich and mellow; not harsh: Dịu dàng EG:his rich, round voice went down well with the listeners

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circular, ring-shaped, rounded incomplete lacking unfinished inadequate small , tiny low , soft weak .

, , , , , ,

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Scarf /skɑ ː f/

n

A length or square of fabric worn around the neck or head: Khăn quàng cổ she tucked her woolly scarf around her necka silk scarf
(1)

muffler, shawl ascot , bandanna , boa

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Shirt /ʃəː t/

n

a garment for the upper body made of cotton or a similar fabric, with a collar and sleeves, and with buttons down the front:
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EG: tonight he’s smartly dressed in shirt and tie
(2)

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[with modifier]Britishused to refer to membership of a particular sports team:

Bình tĩnh Smith increased his chances of a Great Britain shirt with a penalty shot save 9 Shoes /ʃuː / n (1)a covering for the foot, typically made of leather, having a sturdy sole and not reaching above the ankle. giày a horseshoe. He took his shoes and socks off. (2)something resembling a shoe in shape or use, in particular: Vật hình dày Eg:a drag for a wheel. 10 Short /ʃɔ t/ ː adj
(1)

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measuring a small distance from end to end: ngắn She has short dark hair
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little; small; lacking, deficient; insufficient,

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(2) lasting or taking a small amount of time: Nhỏ Eg I visiting London for a short break (3)relatively small in extent: Ngắn a short speech he wrote a short book 11 Skin /skɪn/ n (1) the thin layer of tissue forming the natural outer covering of the body of a person or animal: da I use body lotion to keep my skin supple (2) an outer layer or covering, in particular: the peel or outer layer of certain fruits or vegetables: vỏ,bên ngoài potatoes roasted in their skins the thin outer outer covering of a sausage: if you are using link-sausages, prick the skins well with a fork
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rude, abrupt large , lengthy , long , unabridged , high , tall , adequate , enough ,sufficient , courteous

film , fur , Skinny(adj) hide , hull , Skinless(n) husk , integument

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a thin layer forming on the surface of certain hot liquids, such as milk, as they cool: Victoria was skimming the skin off the saucepan of milk informal a cigarette paper: I passed her a plastic bag with skins and hash inside the outermost layer of a structure such as a building or aircraft. 12 Skirt /skəː t/ n
(1)

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a woman’s outer garment fastened around the waist and hanging down around the legs. Váy xiêm

Eg: the part of a coat or dress that hangs below the waist. (2) [mass noun]informal women regarded as objects of sexual desire: so, Sandro, off to chase some skirt? (3) a surface that conceals or protects the wheels or underside of a vehicle or aircraft. Eg: the curtain that hangs round the base
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of a hovercraft to contain the air cushion. 13 Slim /slɪm/ adj Slimness(n) Slimly(adv)

(1)(of a person or their build) gracefully thin; slender: Mảnh khảnh,thon thả her slim figurethe girls were tall and slim

• (of a thing) small in width and typically long and narrow in shape:
Eg: a slim gold band encircled her wrist

• (of a garment) cut on slender lines; designed to make the wearer appear slim:
Eg: a pair of slim, immaculately cut trousers

• (of a business or other organization) reduced to a smaller size in the hope that it will become more efficient:
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Eg: companies will extract all possible productivity gains from their slimmer workforces before adding people

(2)(of something abstract, especially a chance or margin) very small: Rất nhỏ Eg: there was just a slim chance of successa slim majority of sixteen (3)South Africancrafty, sly, or unscrupulous. (1) form one’s features into a pleased, kind, or amused expression, typically with the corners of the mouth turned up and the front teeth exposed: Cười Eg: she was smiling broadly he smiled at Shelley (as adjective smiling)
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Smile /smaɪl/

v

grin , laugh,beam frown , glower

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smiling faces • [with object] express (a feeling) by smiling: Eg: he smiled his admiration of the great stone circle

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• (smile at/on/upon) regard favourably or indulgently: Eg: at first fortune smiled on him • (often as adjectivesmiling) literary (especially of landscape) have a bright or pleasing aspect: Eg: smiling groves and terraces
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• a soft shoe worn for sports or casual occasions.
adj

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Straight /streɪt/

(1) extending or moving uniformly in one direction only; without a curve or bend:
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beeline , collinear curved , indirect ,

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Đi thẳng a long, straight road

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,diluted , mixed

(of hair) not curly or wavy.

• (of a garment) not flared or fitted closely to the body:
a straight skirt

• (of an aim, blow, or course) going direct to the intended target:
a straight punch to the face

• Geometry (of a line) lying on the shortest path between any two of its points. •
(of an arch) flat-topped.

(2)

properly positioned so as to be level, upright, or symmetrical:
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thẳng đứng,vuông góc,đối xứng

he made sure his tie was straight

[predic.] in proper order or condition:

it’ll take a long time to get the place straight

(3)

not evasive; honest: a straight answerthank you for being straight with me Thật thà,chân thât

simple; straightforward:

a straight choice between nuclear power and penury

(of a look) bold and steady: he gave her a straight, no-nonsense look
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• (of thinking) clear, logical, and unemotional.
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(1)

a particular procedure by which something is done; a manner or way:

appearance , approach , bearing. stylish

Stylish(adj) Stylise(v)

loại,kiểu dáng different styles of management

• a way of painting, writing, composing,building, etc., characteristic of a particular period, place, person, or movement:
the concerto is composed in a neoclassical stylea striking feature of Swift’s style is his use of conjunctions

a way of using language: he never wrote in a journalistic style [mass noun]: students should pay attention
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to style and idiom

• [usually with negative](one's style) one’s usual way of behaving or approaching situations:
backing out isn’t my style

an official or legal title: traded under the style

the partnership ofStorr and Mortimer

(2)

a distinctive appearance, typically determined by the principles according to which something is designed:

phong cách the pillars are no exception to the general style

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a particular design of clothing:

his shoes were in a style that he could wear anywhere

a way of arranging the hair

for a glamorous style, hair was brushed out after setting (3) [mass noun]elegance and sophistication: Tính thanh lịch tao nhã a sophisticated nightspot with style and taste 18 /tɔl/ ɔ Tall adj

• of great or more than average height, especially (with reference to an object) relative to width: cao a tall, broad-shouldered man a tall glass of iced tea
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alpine , altitudinous , beanstalk little , low , short , small , believable , reasonable , sensible

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• (after a measurement and in questions) measuring a specified distance from top to bottom: cao he was over six feet tall how tall are you?
19 /test/ Test n,v analysis , approval , (1) a procedure intended to establish the quality, performance, or reliability of something, assessment , attempt , cate especially before it is takeninto widespread use: chism , check , comp, Thử nghiệm elimination , essay , both countries carried out nuclear tests in Ma evaluation , exam ,
(4)

short for Test match.

Kiểm tra Eg the first Test against New Zealand
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take measures to check the quality, performance, or reliability of (something), especially before putting it into widespread use or practice: thí nghiệm eg this range has not been tested on animals 20 /θɪn/ Thin adj
(1)

with opposite surfaces or sides that are close or relatively close together:

mỏng manh thin slices of breada thin line of paint

• (of a garment or other knitted or woven item) made of light material:
his thin jacket

slinky , small , spare,attenua te , attenuated dense , fat ,inflated , obese , thick , solid , , undiluted

(of a garment or fabric) having become
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less thick as a result of wear: our clothing was getting thin

• (of writing or printing) consisting of narrow lines:
tall, thin lettering

2) having little, or too little, flesh or fat on the body Gầy,nhỏ

a thin, gawky adolescent

(3) having few parts or members relative to the area covered or filled; sparse: Thưa thớt,rải giác
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a depressingly thin crowdhis hair was going thin

• (of the air or a substance in the air) not dense:
the thin cold air of the mountains

• Climbing denoting a route on which the holds are small or scarce.
21 /taɪ/ Tie n attachment , band , (1)a piece of string, cord, or similar used bandage , for fastening or tying something: bond , brace , connection , Cà vạt cord , fastener , fetter , gag. he tightened the tie of his robe US a shoe tied with a lace.

2)a rod or beam holding parts of a
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structure together. Thanh nối

North American short for cross tie.

• Music a curved line above or below two notes of the same pitch indicating that they are to be played for the combined duration of their time values.

(3 )(usually ties) a thing that unites or links people: Mối quan hệ it is important that we keep family ties strong

• a thing that restricts someone’s freedom of action:
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some cities and merchants were freed from feudal ties 22 T-shirt /ˈ ti: ʃə:t/ n a informal shirt with short sleeves,no collar or buttons, or just a few buttons at the top áo phông Examples:He is wearing a red T-shirt. adj

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Uncomfortable /ʌn ˈ kʌmf(ə)təb(ə)l/

• causing or feeling slight pain or physical discomfort: Không thoải mái his hard, uncomfortable bed

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White /wait/

adj

Discomfort, afflictive , agonizing , annoying , awkward, • causing or feeling unease or awkwardness: cramped , Không dễ chịu disagreeable he began to feel uncomfortable at the man’s comfortable , easy , hard starean uncomfortable silence painless , content , happy. (1)having the colour of fresh snow or of milk. whiter Màu trắng whitest Examples:I want to my house in white painting.
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Comfort(v) Comfortably(a dv)

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2)pale because of illness or strong emotion Tái mặt,xanh nhợt Examples:white with shock 3)the white part of the eye Lòng trắng Examples:The whites of her eyes are congested.

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N New word Fuc & tions Transcrip tion

Meanings & Examples

Synonym Wor & Antonym d family

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1 Formal /'fɔ:məl/ (BrE) /'fɔ:rməl/ (AmE)

Adj

(1)done in accordance with convention or etiquette; suitable for or constituting an official or important occasion: Examples: a formal dinner party he is formal in manner and clothing he had little formal education (2) officially sanctioned or recognized: Examples: a formal complaint (3) of or concerned with outward form or appearance as distinct from content: Examples: I don’t know enough about art to appreciate the purely formal qualities the committee stage would be purely formal n an evening dress: (NA) Examples: cocktail parties every night so the ladies can show off their formals the college will be hosting their annual formal on February 6 n

stately, conventional, schematic, dinner dress, dinner gown, evening gown, ball

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(adv)

>< informal

2 Friendship /'frend∫ip/ (BrE) /'frend,ship/ (AmE)

the emotions or conduct of friends; the state of friendly being friends. relationship Examples: she formed close friendships with women
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3 Grey /grei/ (BrE) /grā/ (AmE)

Adj

n

(1)of a color intermediate between black and white, as of ashes or an overcast sky: Examples: gray flannel trousers a gray, fatherly gentleman gray power a cold, gray November day a few people, their faces gray and bitter (2) dull and nondescript; without interest or character: Examples: gray, faceless men the gray daily routine (3) (of financial or trading activity) not accounted for in official statistics: Examples: the gray economy (1)gray color or pigment: Examples: dirty intermediate tones of gray the gentleman in gray he sighed at the amount of gray at his temple (2)a gray thing or animal, in particular a gray or white horse.

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greyish (adj) greyly (adv) greyness (n)

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(especially of hair) become grey with age: Examples: he had put on weight and greyed somewhat

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4 Hat /hat/ (BrE)(AmE)

n

a shaped covering for the head worn for warmth, chapeau , lid as a fashion item, or as part of a uniform: Examples: a black straw hat a woolly hat wearing her scientific hat she is director of a pharmacology research group

Hatful (n) hatless (adj) hatted (adj)

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5 Heart /hɑ:t/ (BrE) /härt/ (AmE)

n

through the circulatory system by rhythmic fondness, contraction and dilation. In vertebrates there may be tenderness, up to four chambers (as in humans), with two atria warmness, and two ventricles. Examples: holding hand on heart for the Pledge of Allegiance hardening his heart, he ignored her entreaties they had a change of heart they may lose heart as the work mounts up (2)the central or innermost part of something: Examples: right in the heart of the city the heart of the matter (3)a conventional representation of a heart with two equal curves meeting at a point at the bottom and a cusp at the top. (4)[usually with modifier] the condition of agricultural land as regards fertility.

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hearted (adj)

v

like very much; love: Examples: I totally heart this song

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6 Hair /heə/ (BrE) /heər/ (AmE)

n

7 Jacket / 'dʒækit/ (BrE) / 'jakit/ (AmE)

8 Jean /dʒi:nz/ (BrE) /jēn/

the skin of humans, mammals, and some other animals. Examples: his magic takes him a hair above the competition (2)hairs collectively, especially those growing on a person’s head: Examples: a woman with shoulder-length fair hair n (1)an outer garment extending either to the waist or the hips, typically having sleeves and a fastening down the front: Examples: he put his hand in his jacket pocket (2)an outer covering, especially one placed round a tank or pipe to insulate it. (3)British the skin of a potato: Examples: potatoes cooked in their jackets (4)US a folder or envelope containing an official document or file. a steel (5)frame fixed to the seabed, forming the support structure of an oil production platform. v cover with a jacket. n heavy twilled cotton cloth, especially denim: Examples: a jean jacket
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Your English – Your Future (1)any of the fine threadlike strands growing from pilus , fuzz,

tomentum

haired (adj) hair-like (adj)

crown, crownwork, jacket crown, cap

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(AmE)

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Jewelry / 'dʒu:əlr/ (BrE) /’jo͞ o(ə)lrē/ (AmE) Kind /kʌɪnd/

n

personal ornaments, such as necklaces, rings, or bracelets, that are typically made from or contain jewels and precious metal: Examples: she had silver hair and chunky gold jewellery

jewellery

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n

(1)a group of people or things having similar tolerant, genial, characteristics: sort, form, Examples: variety more data of this kind would be valuable ><Unkind the trials were different in kind from any that preceded them (2)each of the elements (bread and wine) of the Eucharist: Examples: communion in both kinds

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Leather / 'leðə/

n

(1)a material made from the skin of an animal by tanning or a similar process: Examples: a leather jacket he was dressed head to toe in black leathers (2)a piece of leather as a polishing cloth (3)short for stirrup leather.

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Library / ‘lʌɪbrəri/

(1)(usually as adjective leathered) cover with leather: Examples: his leathered foot (2)informal beat or thrash (someone): Examples: he caught me and leathered me black and blue go, before you get a leathering n a building or room containing collections of books, periodicals, and sometimes films and recorded music for use or borrowing by the public or the members of an institution: Examples: a university library there was a library that Uncle Hilbert used as his study the Institute houses an outstanding library of 35,000 volumes on the fine arts download any of thousands of programs from our software libraries
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Light /lʌɪt/

n

(1)the natural agent that stimulates sight and makes things visible: Examples: the light of the sun the lamps in the street shed a faint light into the room a light came on in his room (2)an expression in someone’s eyes indicating a particular emotion or mood: Examples: a shrewd light entered his eyes leaving the police to do the job according to their lights (3)understanding of a problem or mystery; enlightenment: Examples: she saw light dawn on the woman’s face (4)an area of something that is brighter or paler than its surroundings: Examples: sunshine will brighten the natural lights in your hair (5)a device used to produce a flame or spark: Examples: he asked me for a light (6)a window or opening to let light in: Examples: the bedroom has a wide bay with leaded lights (7)a person eminent in a particular sphere of activity:
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promiscuous, lightish adj sluttish, wanton, wakeful, lite , lightless adj low-cal, calorie-free, lightness idle n

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>< heavy, dark, darkness, snuff out, blow out , extinguish , quench

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Examples: such lights of Liberalism as the historian Goldwin Smith (8)British (in a crossword puzzle) a blank space to be filled by a letter.

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(1)provide with light or lighting; illuminate: Examples: the room was lit by a number of small lamps lightning suddenly lit up the house I’ll light you down to the gate (2)make (something) start burning; ignite: Examples: Alan gathered sticks and lit a fire she lit up a cigarette and puffed on it serenely (1)having a considerable or sufficient amount of natural light; not dark: Examples: the bedrooms are light and airy (2)(of a colour) pale: Examples: her eyes were light blue
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adj

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Long /lɒŋ/

adj

(1)measuring a great distance from end to end: Examples: long black hair a boat 150 feet long I went for a long walk he tried to head a long ball back to the keeper (2)lasting or taking a great amount of time: Examples: she took a long time to dress the debates will be 90 minutes long serving long hours on the committee (3)relatively great in extent: Examples: a long list of candidate the statement was three pages long (4)Phonetics (of a vowel) categorized as long with regard to quality and length (e.g. in standard British English the vowel /uː / in food is long as distinct from the short vowel /ʊ/ in good). (5)(of odds or a chance) reflecting or representing a low level of probability: Examples: winning against long odds (6)Finance (of shares, bonds, or other assets) bought in advance, with the expectation of a rise in price. (7)(of a drink) large and refreshing, and in which alcohol, if present, is not concentrated: (8)(long on) informal well supplied with:
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farsighted foresighted, foresightful prospicient, longsighted,

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, longish adj ,

>< short , unretentive, forgetful

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Examples: an industry that’s long on ideas but short on cash

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(1)a long period: Examples: see you before long it will not be for long (2)a long sound such as a long signal in Morse code or a long vowel or syllable: Examples: two longs and a short (3)Finance long-dated securities, especially gilts. (1)for a long time: Examples: we hadn’t known them long an experience they will long remember (2) (with reference to the ball in sport) at, to, or over a great distance: Examples: the Cambridge side played the ball long
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adj

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Middleadj aged /'midl'eidʒ d/ Mind /mʌɪnd/ n

the fat that may accumulate around the abdomen in middle age: Examples: at 40, you developed something unavoidable called middle-aged spread (1)the element of a person that enables them to be aware of the world and their experiences, to think, and to feel; the faculty of consciousness and thought: Examples: a lot of thoughts ran through my mind (2)a person’s ability to think and reason; the intellect: Examples: his keen mind the company’s name slips my mind he had a deep contempt for the bureaucratic mind (3)a person’s attention: Examples: employees should keep their minds on the job anyone can slim if they set their mind to it

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intellect, idea, thinker, creative, thinker, judgment , judgement, head ><forget

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v

(1)[often with negative] be distressed, annoyed, or worried by: Examples: I don’t mind the rain do you mind if I have a cigarette? I don’t mind admitting I was worried (2)regard as important; feel concern about: Examples: never mind the opinion polls I mind the time when he lost his false teeth (3)[with clause, in imperative] used to urge someone to remember or take care to do something: Examples: mind you look after the children mind your head on that cupboard! mind out—there’s a step missing (4)take care of temporarily: Examples: we left our husbands to mind the children while we went out (5)(be minded) be inclined to do something: Examples: he was minded to reject the application (6)(also mind you) used to introduce a qualification to a previous statement: Examples: we’ve got some decorations up—not a lot, mind you

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Mustache /'mʌstæ∫/ Note /nəʊt/

n

a strip of hair left to grow above the upper lip. Examples: a clergyman with long grey moustaches (1)a brief record of points or ideas written down as an aid to memory: Examples: I’ll make a note in my diary lecture notes see note iv above (2)a short informal letter or written message: Examples: I left her a note explaining where I was going you need a sick note from your doctor (3)British a banknote: Examples: a ten-pound note a credit note (4)a single tone of definite pitch made by a musical instrument or the human voice: Examples: the last notes of the symphony died away the tawny owl has a harsh flight note (5)[in singular] a particular quality or tone that reflects or expresses a mood or attitude: Examples: there was a note of scorn in her voice the decade could have ended on an optimistic note
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n

eminence, distinction, preeminence , annotation, notation, bill ><ignore

moustac hed adj

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Notice /'noutis/

(1)notice or pay particular attention to (something): Examples: he noted his mother’s unusual gaiety we noted earlier the difficulties inherent in this strategy (2)record (something) in writing: Examples: he noted down her address on a piece of paper n (1)the fact of observing or paying attention to something: Examples: their silence did not escape my notice it has come to our notice that you have been missing school (2)notification or warning of something, especially to allow preparations to be made: Examples: interest rates are subject to fluctuation without notice his employers gave him two weeks' notice (3)a displayed sheet or placard giving news or information: Examples: the jobs were advertised in a notice posted in the common room an obituary notice (4)(usually notices) a short published review of a new film, play, or book:
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poster, posting, placard, bill, card, notification, observation, observance, ><Ignore

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Examples: she had good notices in her first film

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become aware of: Examples: I noticed that she was looking tired it was only last year that the singer really began to be noticed Overweig adj above a weight considered normal or desirable: fleshy, heavy, ht Examples: corpulence, / she was a stone overweight stoutness, 'ouvəweit/ an overweight lorry adiposis n excessive or extra weight: Examples: surgical procedures for overweight v put too much weight on; overload: Examples: he toppled back like an overweighted mannequin Pale / peil/ adj (1)light in colour or shade; containing little colour pallid, wan, or pigment: sick, picket, Examples: blanch , blench, choose pale floral patterns for walls she looked pale and drawn a pale dawn (2)inferior or unimpressive: Examples:
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palely adv paleness n palih adj

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the new cheese is a pale imitation of continental cheeses

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(1)become pale in one’s face from shock or fear: Examples: I paled at the thought of what she might say (2)seem or become less important: Examples: all else pales by comparison

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Appearanc (n) e /ə ˈpɪərəns/ (BrE) / əˈpɪrəns/ (AmE)

Word Synonym & family Antonym ENGLISH FOR VIETNAM. Tell: 0912 777 551 Đồng nghĩa Your English – Your & trái nghĩa • Synonym: AppeaFuture • [mass noun] the way that someone show, r (v) or something looks: appearing Diện mạo, dáng điệu, phong thái , coming Ex: she checked her appearance into court, in the mirror visual • [count noun] an impression given by aspect • Antonym: someone or something: disappear thể hiện, bề ngoài ance, Ex: she read it with every appearance disappeari of interest ng • an act of performing or participating in a public event: sự có mặt, sự tham gia Ex: he is well known for his television appearances • an act of arriving or becoming visible sự xuất hiện Ex: the sudden appearance of her daughter startled her • a process of coming into existence or use sự trình diện, sự đưa ra (luật) Ex: the appearance of the railway a growth of hair on the chin and lower cheeks of a 42 man’s face râu, ngạnh

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Beard (n) /bɪəd/ (BrE) / bɪrd/ (AmE)

Synonym: (adj) : byssus, face beard fungus, ed whisker

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