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nesporně adv /ʌnˈkwestʃ(ə)nəb(ə)li/ used for emphasizing how true something is, or for saying that most people believe it The syndrome is unquestionably fuelled by the media’s own obsession with celebrities.

unquestionably

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čaroděj; kouzelník n C /ˈwɪzə(r)d/ a man in stories who has magic powers He is a powerful wizard.

wizard

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chodec * n C /pəˈdestriən/  someone who is walking, especially in a town or city, instead of driving or riding The area is open to cyclists and pedestrians.

pedestrian

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jedovatý; kousavý adj /ˈkʌtɪŋ/ a cutting remark is cruel and intended to upset someone In an all-American cast, the Sheriff’s cutting British accent marks him out as the perfect villain.

cutting

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super hrdina n C ˈsuːpə(r)ˌhɪərəʊ/  a character in a comic strip (=story told in pictures), film etc who has special powers that can be used for saving people and fighting against evil Who is your favourite superhero?

superhero

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satén adj /ˈsætɪn/ a very smooth shiny cloth that is used for making expensive clothes She's wearing a satin dress.

satin

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spojený adj /kəˈnektɪd ˌtuː/ used about people who have a social, business, or family relationship Local people do not think he is connected to the man in the orange suit.

connected to

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nadlidský adj  /ˌsuːpə(r)ˈhjuːmən/ superhuman qualities are much greater and more impressive than those of an ordinary person He seems to have superhuman strength.

superhuman

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napadení; přepadení ** n C /əˈsɔːlt/ a physical attack on someone, or the crime of physically attacking someone He was charged with assault.

assault

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uvidět; spatřit v /saɪt/ to see something suddenly or in the distance Monkey Man, as he is known, was sighted earlier this week.

sight

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splátka; pokračování (seriálu) n C  /ɪnˈstɔːlmənt/  one of several parts of a story or article that are published at different times in a magazine or newspaper Tonight they're publishing the final instalment of the series.

instalment

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orientovaný na blaho spoluobčanů adj /kəˈmjuːnəti ˌmaɪndɪd/ interested in the welfare of the people who live in your area Stanley Ward, also supported Monkey Man’s acts so long as they remained ‘community-minded’.

community-minded