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Designate

Designate

Officially that somebody has a particular character or name or described in a certain way:

This area was designated as a national park.

Having or being something:
They were designated having severe learning difficulties


Choose or name someone for a particular job:
He was designated to succeed as a president

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Align / alignment

To change something so that is in the correct relationship to something else:

The top and bottom page should be aligned

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Acquire

acquire something to gain something by your own efforts, ability or behaviour

She has acquired a good knowledge of English.
How long will it take to acquire the necessary


acquire something to obtain something by buying or being given it

How did the gallery come to acquire so many Picassos?
I've suddenly acquired a stepbrother

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Deceive

Fool

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Prelude

An action that occurs before another more important one, an introduction to it

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Interpret

Provide meaning or explanation of something

She interpreted

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Excessive

Too much:
That's excessive
You make it more excessive than it already is

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Acquisition

Tillgång
Köp
Ackvisition:
Somebody who buys something and add something valuable to what they already owns

The acquisition of the company

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Universal

Something involving everyone in the world

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Facilitate

Process, or make and action to make easier

The new agreement facilitates learning.

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Obscure

Not welll known or difficult to understand

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Paradigm shift

Päradajmshift:

a great and important change in the way something is done

Wegener’s theory led to a paradigm shift in the earth sciences.

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Gamophobia

Fear of commitment

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Mutual

In common

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Attain something

Achieve or gain something after a lot of effort:

To attain a goal that is 10 times higher
We only hire applicants that attain the highest grade

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Reciprocate

To respond to an action by making one

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Endowments

Donations

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Stipulate / stipulants

Överensstämma:
That stipulates in her living in the house for a very long time.

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Transcending

Go beyond limits, exceed:
His works transcending all the criterias
Exceeded the goals with 10%

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Ad hoc

Created for a certain purpose

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Utopian

An imaginary belief of that something can be perfect

The utopian situation
An utopian society

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Disruptive

Unfamiliar, new

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Conventional

Normal; common; typical; standard

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Unconventional

Unnormal

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Immerse

Be very involved in something:

He was very immersed into that project

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Default

That is standard

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Interfere

Block or hinder:
Wished my mother would stop interfering me dating Conrad

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Compelled

Obligated to do something:
He was compelled to attain the goals of this project

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Attain / accomplish / achieve

Complete successfully

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Resilient

Strong; tough; quick to recover

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Redneck

Working class white person from southern of US

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Liquidity

Likviditet: betalningsförmåga

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Decisive

A very important role/ factor for a final result

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Conventional

Normal, common, usual

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Modest

Low-key, moderate

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Profound

Very intense or great state or emotion
A profound feeling of pain

Showing knowledge/ intelligent:
The professor is very profound

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Saffir Simpson scale

Hurricane scale

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Brister engelska?

Flaws and defects

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Transparency

To easily see a truth of a lie or excuse

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Genitals

Könsorgan

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Magnitude

Size; enormity

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Amplitude

Parameter of waves

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Conditions

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