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relentless [rɪlentləs] 2

perspective [pərspektɪv] 2

After two years of almost relentless attacks on law schools, a bit of perspective would be nice.
[ADJ] Something bad that is relentless never stops or never becomes less intense.
[NOUN] Perspective is the art of making some objects or people in a picture look further away than others.


entice [ɪntaɪs] 2

clutch [klʌtʃ]

We entice bright young students into our academic clutches.
[VERB] To entice someone to go somewhere or to do something means to try to persuade them to go to that place or to do that thing.
[NOUN] [usu with poss] If someone is in another person's clutches, that person has captured them or has power over them.


Succubus [|sʌkjʊbəs]1

fend for yourself

Succubus-like, when we’ve taken what we want from them, we return them to the mean and barren streets to fend for themselves.
[NOUN] Also called : succuba a female demon fabled to have sexual intercourse with sleeping men Compare incubus
*to take care of yourself without needing any help from other people


mask [mɑ:sk, mæsk] 1

for(e)go [fɔ:rgoʊ]2

The hysteria has masked some important realities and created an environment in which some of the brightest potential lawyers are, largely irrationally, forgoing the possibility of a rich, rewarding and, yes, profitable, career.
[VERB] If one thing masks another, it prevents people from noticing or recognizing the other thing.
[VERB] [FORMAL] If you forego something, you decide to do without it, although you would like it.


Even so

misplace [mɪspleɪs] 1 2

Even so, the focus on first jobs is misplaced.
*in spite of that
[VERB] If you misplace something, you lose it, usually only temporarily.


span [spæn]

We educate students for a career likely to span 40 to 50 years.
[NOUN] [usu supp N] A span is the period of time between two dates or events during which something exists, functions, or happens.


그리고 미국 노동통계청의 보고는 2010년부터 2020년까지의 변호사 일자리의 성장률을 10%로 추산했습니다.

And the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics reports projected growth in lawyers’ jobs from 2010 to 2020 at 10 percent.
*project(put) ~ at ~


pay off

Even practicing law appears to have paid off over the long term.
[VERB] [intr, adverb] to turn out to be profitable, effective, etc


어떤 산업이 과도기에 있는 경우와 마찬가지로 법률 서비스의 제공에서의 변화도 도전과 더불어 기회을 만들어내지요.

As with any industry in transition, changes in the delivery of legal services create opportunities as well as challenges.
*as with=as is the case with~의 경우와 마찬가지로
cf) as always=as always is the case


capitalize on

Creative, innovative and entrepreneurial lawyers will find ways to capitalize on this.
*to use something to gain further advantage for yourself
=cash in on:~을 활용해서 돈을 벌다.


overwrought [oʊvərrɔ:t] 1 3

The overwrought atmosphere has created irrationalities that prevent talented students from realizing their ambitions.
[ADJ] Someone who is overwrought is very upset and is behaving in an uncontrolled way.


be looking to do something

We could do things better, and every law school with which I’m familiar is looking to address its problems.
*try to find ways of doing something관심을 ~로 쏟고 있다.


In the meantime

inflict [ɪnflɪkt]2 damage on

bereft [bɪreft]2

In the meantime, the one-sided analysis is inflicting significant damage, not only on law schools but also on a society that may well soon find itself bereft of its best and brightest lawyers.
*in the time between two things happening
[VERB] To inflict harm or damage on someone or something means to make them suffer it.
[ADJ] [FORMAL] If a person or thing is bereft of something, they no longer have it.