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جان کلام the main idea and meaning of what someone has said or written. the --- of. The --- of his argument is that full employment is impossible. Don't worry about all the details as long as you get the --- (= understand the main meaning ) of it.
1 an increase in something. --- in. an --- in sales. 2 a feeling of happiness and hope
the study of the forming and movement of the large sheets of rock that form the surface of the Earth
plate tectonics noun [ uncountable ]
رد کردن نظریه to show that something is wrong or not true OPP prove. These figures --- Smith's argument.
پیچیدگی 1 having a lot of small parts or details put together in a complicated way SYN intricate. pure silks embroidered with --- patterns
carefully planned and organized in great detail SYN complex. a very --- telecommunications network
water that has frozen into a solid state : --- cubes in her Coke | the --- on the lake
an area of thick ice that permanently covers the North and South Poles : We all know that the polar --- are melting because of global warming.
a very large mass of ice floating in the sea, most of which is under the surface of the water : The ship sank after hitting an --- in the North Atlantic.
a large mass of ice which moves slowly down a mountain valley : The high mountain --- of South America and Asia are melting at an alarming rate.
frozen balls of ice which fall like rain from the sky : --- as big as marbles flattened the crops.
a thin coating of white powder-like ice that forms on the ground and plants, or the weather conditions in which this powder appears : There was --- on the ground.
a long thin pointed piece of ice that hangs from a roof or other surface : There were --- hanging down from the side of the house.
an area of ice that is very difficult to see on a road : Driving conditions are dangerous, with --- in many areas.
to remove something from a surface using the edge of a knife, a stick etc : --- the carrots and slice them thinly.
تراشیدن یه چیزی از روی یه چیز دیگه
scrape something off/into etc something.
to make a noise by rubbing roughly against a surface. Chairs --- loudly as they stood up. --- (something) on/down/against something. He opened the gate quietly, trying not to let it --- on the gravel.
عملی dealing with problems in a sensible practical way instead of strictly following a set of ideas. Williams took a more --- approach to management problems.
سخن something you say. Politicians are judged by their public ---. 2 [ uncountable ] the action of saying something
utterance noun formal
1 an opinion that is stated publicly SYN stand. --- on What is your --- on environmental issues? --- against a strong --- against abortion. take/adopt a ---. The President has adopted a tough --- on terrorism.
the opinions and feelings that you usually have about something, especially when this is shown in your behaviour : As soon as they found out I was a doctor, their whole --- changed. --- to/towards. The people have a very positive --- to life.
an --- situation is one that is unusual or amusing because something strange happens, or the opposite of what is expected happens or is true. Your car was stolen at the police station! How ---! It's --- that her husband smoked for thirty years, and yet she's the one who died of lung cancer.
using words that are the opposite of what you really mean, often in a joking way. --- comments. When I told Lucy I loved her book, she thought I was being ---. → sarcastic
saying things that are the opposite of what you mean, in order to make an unkind joke or to show that you are annoyed : Was she being ---? --- remark/comment/question. He can't help making --- comments. --- manner/smile/laugh etc. 'I thought so,' she said with a --- smile.
گلچین کردن a short piece taken from a book, poem, piece of music etc SYN extract.--- of/from. An --- of the speech appeared in the Sunday paper.
excerpt noun [ countable ]
[ usually before noun ] of a good enough standard or quality. a --- salary. Don't you have a --- jacket?. a house with a --- -sized yard. Their in-flight magazine is halfway --- (= quite good ) .
following moral standards that are acceptable to society --- citizens/people/folk etc. The majority of residents here are --- citizens. a --- burial. Paul visited the local bars more frequently than was --- for a senior lecturer. The chairman did the --- thing (= did what people thought he ought to ) and resigned.