Flashcards in Anaheim Campus Deck (106)
a person who helps someone such as a criminal to do something wrong
accomplice (əkʌmplɪs) n.
the act of closing a company by selling the things that belong to it, in order to pay its debts :
Hundreds of small businesses went into ? (= were closed ) .
involvement in a crime, together with other people
Jennings denied ? in the murder.
to say publicly that you no longer have a political or religious belief that you had before
recant / rɪkænt / verb
Both parties were held to be to some extent ?.
culpable / kʌlpəb ə l / adjective
to admit, especially to the police, that you have done something wrong or illegal
Edwards ?ed to being a spy for the KGB.
confess / kənfes / verb
مدعی شد که فریب خورده که مواد رو جابجا کنه
trick somebody into doing something
He claimed he was tricked into carrying drugs.
to say or think that someone or something is responsible for something bad :
Don’t ? me – it’s not my fault.
I ? his mother. She does everything for him.
blame somebody/something for something
مقصر دونسته شد و به زندان افتاد
he was found culpable and jailed.
to decide unfairly that a type of person has particular qualities or abilities because they belong to a particular race, sex, or social class
Homeless people are ?d as alcoholics or addicts.
اوباش و ارازل
a criminal, often a young person, who does violent or illegal things SYN gangster
بدشانس، بی چاره
literary unlucky :
The ? passengers were stranded at the airport for three days.
hapless / hæpləs / adjective [ only before noun ]
someone who is guilty of a serious crime SYN criminal :
By law, convicted ؟s (= criminals who are sent to prison ) may not own or use guns.
felon / felən / noun
پايمال شدن، لغو کردن
to officially end a legal agreement, practice etc :
Both governments voted to ? the treaty.
abrogate / æbrəɡeɪt / verb
an ? crime, fact etc is one that someone says has happened or is true, although it has not been proved
? offense/crime/incident etc
their ? involvement in international terrorism
alleged / əledʒd / adjective
a very strong belief or opinion
religious/political etc ?s
a woman of strong political ?
conviction / kənvɪkʃ ə n / noun
to suggest something as a plan or course of action
the changes currently ?d by the local planning authorities
the ?d budget cuts
propose / prəpəʊz/ verb
to give someone the official right to do or have something
be ?d to (do) something
Full-time employees are ?d to receive health insurance.
entitle / ɪntaɪtl / verb [ transitive often passive ]
on (the) grounds of something
شما بازداشتید؟ به چه جرمی؟
You are under arrest. On what grounds?
مانع جلو راه ایجاد کردن
to prevent something or make something impossible :
rules that ? experimentation in teaching methods
? somebody from doing something
Age alone will not ? him from standing as a candidate.
preclude / prɪklud / verb [ transitive ]
to defend or support a law, system, or principle so that it continues to exist :
a committee that aims to ? educational standards
OPP overrule (رد کردن)
uphold / ʌphoʊld / verb ( past tense and past participle upheld / -held / ) [ transitive ]
ویرانی و خرابی
a situation in which there is a lot of damage or a lack of order, especially so that it is difficult for something to continue in the normal way SYN chaos
A strike will cause ? for commuters.
havoc / hævək / noun [ uncountable ]
someone who travels a long distance to work every day
commuter / kəmjutər/ noun [countable]
so upset and worried that you cannot think clearly :
Relatives are tonight comforting the ? parents.
distraught / dɪsstrɒt / adjective
a baseball player who hits the ball a very long way
slugger / slʌɡər / noun
if a situation or type of behaviour is ? of something, it shows that a serious problem exists.
The rise in unemployment is ? of a general decline in the economy.
2 medical showing that someone has a particular illness
symptomatic / sɪmptəmætɪk/ adjective
پوچ بی محتوی
very stupid or without much meaning :
Most pop lyrics are pretty ?.
an ? remark
— ?ly adverb :
Dave smiled ?ly.
inane / ɪneɪn / adjective
a job which you get paid for even though you do not have to do very much work
sinecure /sɪnɪkjʊr / noun
a ? action is shocking because it is done in a way that is easily noticed and shows no respect for laws, truth etc
? abuse/violation/breach etc
? violations of human rights
flagrant / fleɪɡrənt / adjective