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1

accompany

/əˈkʌmpəni/ - v

accompany somebody (formal): to travel or go somewhere with somebody
Example:
- His wife accompanied him on the trip.

2

encounter

/ɪnˈkaʊntə(r)/ - v

encounter something to experience something, especially something unpleasant or difficult, while you are trying to do something else
trải nghiệm những thứ khó khăn
Example:
- We encountered a number of difficulties in the first week.

3

reschedule
/ˌriːˈʃedjuːl/ or /ˌriːˈskedʒuːl/- v

schedule
/ˈʃedjuːl/ - n

to change the time at which something has been arranged to happen
Example:
- The meeting has been rescheduled for next week.

4

venture
/ˈventʃə(r)/ - v

to go somewhere even though you know that it might be dangerous or unpleasant
They ventured nervously into the water.

5

challenge
/ˈtʃælɪndʒ/ - n

Note: spelling
- The role will be the biggest challenge of his acting career.

6

itinerary
/aɪˈtɪnərəri/ - n

a plan of a journey, including the route and the places that you visit
Example:
- We have a detailed itinerary for the coming trip.

7

journey

/ˈdʒɜːni/ - n

Note: spelling

an act of travelling from one place to another, especially when they are far apart

Example:
- They went on a long train journey across India.

8

dreary

/ˈdrɪəri/ - adj

that makes you feel sad; dull and not interesting
thê lương, buồn bã
Example:
- a dreary winter’s day
- a dreary film
- a long and dreary journey on the train

9

intense
/ɪnˈtens/ - adj

very great; very strong
dữ dội, mãnh liệt
Example:
- intense heat/cold/pain
- The President is under intense pressure to resign.

10

pivotal
/ˈpɪvətl/ - adj

of great importance because other things depend on it
then chốt, mấu chốt
Example:
- This is a pivotal role in the company

11

profound
/prəˈfaʊnd/ - adj

= intense, very great; felt or experienced very strongly
thâm thuý, uyên thâm =

Example:
- profound changes in the earth’s climate
- My father's death had a profound effect on us all.

12

valuable
/ˈvæljuəbl/ - adj


valuables - (has 's' at the end)
/ˈvæljuəblz/ -

- a valuable experience
- put all your valuables in the hotel safe

13

determination
/dɪˌtɜːmɪˈneɪʃn/ - n

to determinate - v - định rõ, quyết tâm

he quality that makes you continue trying to do something even when this is difficult
- Sự quyết tâm
Example:
- He fought the illness with courage and determination.

14

obtain
/əbˈteɪn/ - v

obtain something to get something, especially by making an effort
đạt được
Example:
- to obtain information/permission

15

emphasize

/ˈemfəsaɪz/ - v

to give special importance to something
nhấn mạnh
Example:
- His speech emphasized the importance of attracting industry to the town.

16

overwhelming

/ˌəʊvəˈwelmɪŋ/ - adj

very great or very strong; so powerful that you cannot resist (/rɪˈzɪst/ - kháng cự) it or decide how to react
Example:
- The evidence against him was overwhelming.