Flashcards in Glossary Deck (75):
in, relating to, or characteristic of a town or city
an outlying district of a city, especially a residential one
in, relating to, or characteristic of the countryside rather than the town
the stage of human social development and organization which is considered most advanced
a group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common.
a district or community within a town or city
relating to the ideas, customs, and social behaviour of a society.
relating to society or its organization
relating to economics or the economy.
of or relating to the government or public affairs of a country.
relating to the natural world and the impact of human activity on its condition
existing in or as part of a tradition; long-established.
relating to race.
the fact or state of belonging to a social group that has a common national or cultural tradition
one's family or ethnic descent.
an activity that is natural to or the purpose of a person or thing.
having or fulfilling several functions
Central Business District e.g. civic
designed for people to live in
concerned with or engaged in commerce.
relating to or characterized by industry.
relating to the running of a business, organization, etc.
Public Service Sector
Public service is a service which is provided by government to people living within its jurisdiction, either directly (through the public sector) or by financing provision of services.
a place, amenity, or piece of equipment provided for a particular purpose.
Utilities mean useful features, or something useful to the home such as electricity, gas, water, cable and telephone. Examples of utilities are brakes, gas caps and a steering wheel in a car. Examples of utilities are electricity and water.
a system supplying a public need such as transport, communications, or utilities such as electricity and water.
the basic physical and organizational structures and facilities (e.g. buildings, roads, power supplies) needed for the operation of a society or enterprise.
the state of having paid work.
the state of being unemployed.
Underemployment is defined as a situation where people are working fewer hours than they wish; e.g. you would like to work 40 hours a week, but the firm only gives you 30 hours. ( Underemployment may also refer to the fact workers accept jobs that don't utilise their skills.
a job or profession.
money received, especially on a regular basis, for work or through investments
a legally recognized subject or national of a state or commonwealth, either native or naturalized.
a person or animal that lives in or occupies a place.
the quantity of people or things in a given area or space
all the inhabitants of a particular place.
of or concerning the people as a whole
an action or omission which constitutes an offence and is punishable by law.
time when one is not working or occupied; free time
just behaviour or treatment.
the place to which someone or something is going or being sent
a fact or piece of data obtained from a study of a large quantity of numerical data.
relating to the structure of populations.
relating to space.
a particular place or position.
the weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a long period
the length of the space between two points.
the arrangement of the natural and artificial physical features of an area.
Map scale refers to the relationship (or ratio) between distance on a map and the corresponding distance on the ground. For example, on a 1:100000 scale map, 1cm on the map equals 1km on the ground.
for each person; in relation to people taken individually
the provision of drainage by sewers.
conditions relating to public health, especially the provision of clean drinking water and adequate sewage disposal.
retirement village" is a complex containing residential premises that are: (a) predominantly or exclusively occupied, or intended to be predominantly or exclusively occupied, by retired persons who have entered into village contracts with an operator of the complex, or.
1 (especially in Scotland or the US) a room or a set of rooms forming a separate residence within a house or block of flats.a house divided into and let as separate
a piece of land held by an owner.
a statue, building, or other structure erected to commemorate a notable person or event.
a building in which objects of historical, scientific, artistic, or cultural interest are stored and exhibited.
a statue or structure established to remind people of a person or event
the art or practice of designing and constructing buildings
nearness in space, time, or relationship.
a stock or amount of something supplied or available for use.
affordability. Noun. (uncountable) The extent to which something is affordable, as measured by its cost relative to the amount that the purchaser is able to pay
the way in which a person lives.
a means of securing the necessities of life.
Social inequality is the existence of unequal opportunities and rewards for different social positions or statuses within a group or society.
Economic inequality is the difference found in various measures of economic well-being among individuals in a group, among groups in a population, or among countries. Economic inequality is sometimes called income inequality, wealth inequality, or the wealth gap.
renovate and improve (a house or district) so that it conforms to middle-class taste.
the unofficial or unauthorized use of violence and intimidation in the pursuit of political aims.
a physical or mental condition that limits a person's movements, senses, or activities.
the state of being free from danger or threat.
a state in which one is not observed or disturbed by other people.
a stock or supply of money, materials, staff, and other assets that can be drawn on by a person or organization in order to function effectively.
the standard of something as measured against other things of a similar kind; the degree of excellence of something.
the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behaviour of someone or something, or the effect itself.
estimate, measure, or note the similarity or dissimilarity between.