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ambition (n)

a particular goal or aim : something that a person hopes to do or achieve
-My biggest ambition is to be an engineer

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clinic(n)

a place where people get medical help
-The clinic near our house opens 24 hours

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conservation(n)

the protection of animals, plants, and natural resources
-My country is saving money for conservation

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dictate(v)

to speak or read (something) to a person who writes it down or to a machine that records it
-The teacher is dictating us our homework

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dispute(n)

a disagreement or argument
-There is large dispute between the students and the teachers

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divorce(n)

the ending of a marriage by a legal process
-After her divorce , she is very happy alone

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drugstore(n)

a store that sells medicines and various other products (such as newspapers, candy, soap, etc.)
- i always buy medicines from the drugstore near my house

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engagement(n)

an agreement to be married : the act of becoming engaged or the state of being engaged to be married
-After a one year relationship , yesterday they announced their engagement

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flourish(v)

to be very successful : to do very well
-My dad is the owner of a flourishing business

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foster(v)

to help (something) grow or develop
-The teachers are trying to foster our abilities

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founded(adj)

based on good reasoning, information, or judgment
-My grandmother piece of advice are well-founded

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outlook(n)

the way that a person thinks about things
-Me and my brother have different outlooks

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planet(n)

a large, round object in space (such as the Earth) that travels around a star (such as the sun)
-There are eight different planets

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pollution(n)

the action or process of making land, water, air, etc., dirty and not safe or suitable to use
-the people in Kuwait are riding bicycles to reduce the pollution from the cars

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preserve(v)

to keep (something) in its original state or in good condition
-our country are preserving our traditional paintings

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priority(n)

something that is more important than other things and that needs to be done or dealt with first
-I need to hurry up so, i booked a priority ticket for my flight

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prosperity(n)

the state of being successful usually by making a lot of money
- our country is going through an economic prosperity

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pursue(v)

to try to get or do (something) over a period of time
-My sisters chose to pursue a master degree

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relevant(adj)

relating to a subject in an appropriate way
have you studied anything relevant to this major?

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rural(adj)

of or relating to the country and the people who live there instead of the city
-She prefers to live in a rural area than in the city

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spoil(v)

to have a bad effect on (something) : to damage or ruin (something)
- Don't let your bad experience spoils your future

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tackle(n)

equipment that is used for a particular activity (especially fishing)
-my dad went to a tackle shop before we went fishing

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vastly(adj)

very great in size, amount, or extent
-She has a vastly information about plants

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vice(n)

a minor bad habit
smoking a cigarettes is my vice