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install

(na)instalovat; (na)montovat ** v /ɪnˈstɔːl/  to put a piece of equipment somewhere and make it ready for use Crime has decreased since the security cameras were installed.

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plane

letadlo *** n C /pleɪn/ an aircraft with wings and at least one engine Terrorists release two passengers from the plane.

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oversleep

zaspat   v /ˌəʊvə(r)ˈsliːp/ to wake up later than you intended to Sorry I'm late. I overslept.

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folks

lidi; rodiče ** n pl /fəʊks/ people Folks can watch the snake handling shows throughout the day.

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victim

oběť *** n C /ˈvɪktɪm/ someone who has suffered as a result of the actions or negative attitudes of someone else or of people in general He was a victim of racism.

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bossy

panovačný   adj /ˈbɒsi/ someone who is bossy keeps telling other people what to do, in a way that annoys them Don’t be so bossy!

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risky

riskantní * adj /ˈrɪski/ involving the possibility of danger, harm, or failure I wouldn’t do it if I were you – it’s too risky.

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round-up

zátah, razie, přehled, sehnání stád dobytka   n C /ˈraʊndʌp/ an occasion when animals or people are forced to gather together in one place The police conducted a round-up of suspects.

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rattlesnake

chřestýš   n C /ˈræt(ə)lˌsneɪk/  a poisonous US snake that makes a noise that sounds like a rattle with its tail Rattlesnakes usually hunt at night.

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risk

riziko *** n C / U /rɪsk/ the possibility that something unpleasant or dangerous might happen Some people's fear of flying is far out of proportion to the actual risk it involves.

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rattler

chřestýš   n C /ˈræt(ə)lə(r)/  a rattlesnake I was bitten by a rattler.

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freedom

svoboda; volnost *** n C /ˈfriːdəm/ the right to do what you want, make your own decisions, and express your own opinions You can’t separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has freedom.

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courageous

odvážný; statečný   adj /kəˈreɪdʒəs/ very brave and determined You've taken a courageous decision today.

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reassured

klidný díky ujištění ** adj /ˌriːəˈʃʊə(r)d/ made to feel less worried about something Feeling better informed, but not particularly reassured it was time to move on to Sweetwater.

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privilege

výsada; pocta ** n C /ˈprɪvəlɪdʒ/ a special benefit that is available only to a particular person or group Cheap air travel is one of the privileges of working for the airline.

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harmless

neškodný * adj /ˈhɑː(r)mləs/ not causing any harm Most of these bugs are harmless to us.

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needle

jehla; jehlice ** n C /ˈniːd(ə)l/ a very thin sharp metal tube used for putting medicine or drugs into your body, or for taking blood out. It is attached to a plastic tube called a syringe He has a fear of needles.

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reserved

zdrženlivý   adj /rɪˈzɜː(r)vd/ someone who is reserved tends not to talk about or show their feelings They are emotionally reserved.

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liberty

svoboda ** n C /ˈlɪbə(r)ti/ the freedom to think or behave in the way that you want and not be controlled by a government or by other people The movement would fight for liberty and equality.

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antivenin

protilátka, protijed   n U /ˌæntiˈvənɪn/ a substance that prevents venom from having bad effects We use the venom to manufacture the antivenin.

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stiff

tuhý; neohebný ** adj /stɪf/ something that is stiff does not bend easily. If you have a stiff upper lip, you remain calm and do not let other people see what you are really feeling in a difficult or unpleasant situation It is often said that the British have a ‘stiff upper lip’.

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alliance

spojenectví; aliance ** n C /əˈlaɪəns/ a group of people, organizations, or countries who have united to work together to achieve something Have you spoken to members of other parties within the alliance?

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phobia

fobie   n C /ˈfəʊbiə/ a very strong feeling of disliking or being afraid of someone or something She has a phobia about spiders.

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civilize

(z)civilizovat   v /ˈsɪvəlaɪz/ to make someone behave in a more polite and reasonable way The time has come for us to civilize ourselves.

115

whole

celý *** adj /həʊl/ all of something I’m getting tired of the whole thing.

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hole

díra *** n C /həʊl/ a space in the surface of something that goes partly or completely through it Rain poured through a gaping hole in the roof.

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segregation

segregace, oddělování   n U /ˌseɡrɪˈɡeɪʃ(ə)n/ the policy of keeping people from different groups, especially different races, separate. Integration is the policy of bringing these groups together Racial segregation in schools is no longer legal in the US.

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fine

dát pokutu * v /faɪn/ to make someone pay an amount of money as punishment for breaking the law She was fined £250 for speeding.

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rebellion

povstání; vzpoura; revolta   n C /rɪˈbeljən/ opposition to someone in authority or to accepted ways of doing things We can achieve our aims through disobedience and through rebellion.

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interstate

mezistátní   adj /ˌɪntə(r)ˈsteɪt/ existing or taking place between states, especially between the states in the US or Australia He's an expert in interstate commerce.