/ 'sentəpis / noun
1. The most important, noticeable, or attractive part of something
>>The centrepiece of Bevan’s policy was the National Health Service.
2. A decoration, especially an arrangement of flowers, in the middle of a table
/ klɒɡ /
( past tense and past participle clogged, present participle clogging )
- To block something or become blocked :
>>Tourists whose cars clog the roads each summer
>>Over many years, the pipes had got clogged up with grease.
— clogged adjective :
/ dɪs'rʌptɪv /
- Causing problems and preventing something from continuing in its usual way
>>Night work can be very disruptive to home life.
>>Mike’s parents thought I was a disruptive influence (= a person who causes disruption ).
— disruptively adverb
+ Đập gãy, đập vỡ
/ 'hedkwɔtəz /
1. The main building or offices used by a large company or organization :
>>the headquarters of the United Nations
2. The place from which military operations are controlled
/ ɪn'trɪnsɪk /
- Being part of the nature or character of someone or something OPP extrinsic :
intrinsic nature/quality/value/property of something
>>There is nothing in the intrinsic nature of the work that makes it more suitable for women.
>>Flexibility is intrinsic to creative management.
— intrinsically / -kli / adverb :
>>Science is seen as intrinsically good.
+ (Thuộc) bản chất, thực chất, ở bên trong
/ pə'destriən /
- Someone who is walking, especially along a street or other place used by cars → motorist
+ Người đi bộ, khách bộ hành
+ Thuộc, dành cho người đi bộ
/ 'raɪvəl /
1. A person, group, or organization that you compete with in sport, business, a fight etc SYN competitor :
>>This gives the company a competitive advantage over its rivals.
>>his chief rival for the job
2. One of a group of things that people can choose between :
>>The newest model has several advantages over its rivals.
+ Đối thủ
+ Đối đich, cạnh tranh [adj]
+ Cạnh tranh, ganh đua [v]
/ 'ʃəʊkeɪs /
1. An event or situation that is designed to show the good qualities of a person, organization, product etc
>>The new musical is a good showcase for her talents.
2 a glass box containing objects for people to look at in a shop, at an art show etc
— showcase verb [ transitive ] :
>>She wants to showcase African–American literature.
/ jutɪlaɪz /
- To use something for a particular purpose :
>>We must consider how best to utilize what resources we have.
— utilizable adjective
— utilization / jutɪlaɪzeɪʃən / noun
+ Tận dụng
/ vent /
1. A hole or pipe through which gases, liquid etc can enter or escape from an enclosed space or container :
>>A blocked air vent
2. Give vent to something formal to do something violent or harmful to express feelings of anger, hatred etc :
>>Children give vent to their anger in various ways.
3. A thin straight opening at the bottom of the back or side of a jacket or coat
4. The small hole through which small animals, birds, fish, etc pass waste matter out of their bodies
+ Lỗ thủng, lối thoát, ống khói