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Events

Event n -vent
a thing that happens, especially something important The election was the main event of 2008.

1. Assit v - sst
to help somebody to do something Anyone willing to assist can contact this number. assist in/with something We are looking for people who would be willing to assist in the group's work. a. Bonnie hired a secretary to assist her with the many details of the event. b. The hotel manager was able to assist us with some last-minute advice.

1. Assit v - sst
verb assist Let me assist you with planning your next event. noun assistance /ss.tnts/ Dennis's idea of assistance is to call a professional firm for advice. noun assistant /ss.tnt/ In light of the number events she had to run this year, Annu asked her boss for an assistant.

2. Coordinate - verb - kordnet


to organize the different parts of an activity and the people involved in it so that it works well They appointed a new manager to coordinate the work of the team. a. Benet tried to coordinate all departments to make sure the event ran smoothly. b. The colors of the flowers were ordered to coordinate with the colors in the corporate logo.

2. Coordinate - verb - kordnet


verb coordinate Ralph had a hard time coordinating the schedules of everybody involved in planning the event. noun coordination /k.dne.n/ Edna is a very good organizer, and coordination of events is one of her specialties. noun coordinator iu phi vin The staff chose Marcel to be the coordinator for the company picnic. ADJ coordinated /k.d.ne.td/ 1 effectively organized: The rebel troops have launched a coordinated attack on government soldiers.

2. Coordinate - verb - kordnet


verb coordinate Ralph had a hard time coordinating the schedules of everybody involved in planning the event. noun coordination /k.dne.n/ Edna is a very good organizer, and coordination of events is one of her specialties. noun coordinator iu phi vin The staff chose Marcel to be the coordinator for the company picnic. ADJ coordinated /k.d.ne.td/ 1 effectively organized: The rebel troops have launched a coordinated attack on government soldiers.

3. Dimension noun + v - dmenn


a measurement in space, for example the height, width or length of something We measured the dimensions of the kitchen. a. What are the dimensions of the ballroom? b. We need the dimensions of the meeting rooms before we can determine how many chairs each will hold.

4. Exact adj - zkt


correct in every detail SYNONYM PRECISE She gave an exact description of the attacker. a. We will need an exact head count by noon tomorrow. b. The exact measurements of the room are unknown, but we can guess.

5. General adj - denrl


including the most important aspects of something; not exact or detailed I check the bookings to get a general idea of what activities to plan. a. We have a general idea of how many guests will attend. b. In general, about half the guests will bring their spouses.

5. General adj - denrl


verb generalize When we generalize, we must be aware of the many exceptions. adjective general I need a general idea of what you want before I can provide specific answers. adverb generally
Although I cannot speak for every case, generally it is less expensive to buy in quantity.

6. Ideally adv - adili


Perfectly, conforming to an ideal a. Ideally, the location for the concert would have plenty of parking. b. Lucy explained that ideally her wedding would take place on the beach, but she realized it might be difficult to arrange.

6. Ideally adv - adili


verb idealize Rhoda idealized the location until she could no longer see any flaws (defect) in it. adjective ideal A hotel with a large garden would be the ideal site for the reception. adverb ideally Ideally, I'd like to work at home but it's just not practical.

7. Lead time n - /lid/


The time between the initial stage of a project and the appearance of results a. The lead time for reservations is unrealistic. b. We will need to give the caterer enough lead time to cut the cake.

8. Plan n + v - /pln/
To formulate /f.mj.let/ a scheme /skim/ a. We plan to get together tomorrow to discuss the menu. b. Planning their wedding was a source of tension for the young couple.

9. Proximity n - /prksm..ti/
the state of being near in space or time: The best thing about the location of the house is its proximity to the town centre. a. The fans were worried by the proximity of the storm clouds. b. An important factor in selecting the site was its close proximity to a parking garage.

10. Regulate v /reg.j.let/


the state of being near in space or time: The best thing about the location of the house is its proximity to the town centre. a. The fans were worried by the proximity of the storm clouds. b. An important factor in selecting the site was its close proximity to a parking garage.

10. Regulate v /reg.j.let/


regulation /reg.jle.n/ noun [C or U] an official rule or the act of controlling: The correct procedure is laid down in the rules and regulations. government regulation of inflation regulation /reg.jle.n/ adjective usual; ordered by the rules: businessmen in their regulation pin-stripe suits It's regulation to wear suits at the office. regulator /reg.j.le.t/ US /-/ noun [C] an official who makes certain that the companies who operate a system, such as the national electricity supply, work effectively and fairly regulatory /reg.jle.tr.i/ adjective a regulatory body/organization controlling:

11. Site n - /sait/


noun [C] a place where something is, was, or will be built, or where something happened, is happening, or will happen: a building site The council haven't yet chosen the site for the new hospital. This is the site of the accident.

verb [T usually + adverb or preposition] to exist or be built in a particular place: The company head office is sited in Rome.

11. Site n - /sait/


a. Once (=when) we saw the site, we knew it would be perfect for the event. b. The manager of the site was most helpful.

12. Stage v - /sted/


To exhibit or present a. The gazebo outside was the perfect location from which to stage the cutting of the cake. b. A historic house can be the perfect site to stage a small reception. noun [C] 1 a part of an activity or a period of development: The project is in its final stages and should be completed by August.