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Abound [v]

a‧bound

 / ə'baʊnd /  

 

- To exist in very large numbers:  

Rumours abound as to the reasons for his resignation. 

Examples of this abound in her book. 

abound with/in something

The forests abound with deer, birds, and squirrels. 

+ Có thừa
 

  

2

Capable [adj]

ca‧pa‧ble

/ 'keɪpəb ə l /

 

- Having the qualities or ability needed to do something :  

capable of (doing) something

I don’t think he’s capable of murder. 

— capably adverb 

+ Thành thạo, giỏi, có năng lực

  

3

Conpact [v]

com‧pact

/ kəm'pækt /

 

 

 

  

- To press something together so that it becomes smaller or more solid :  

compacted earth 

+ Kết lại thành khối, cô đọng lại ..

4

Corridor [n]

cor‧ri‧dor

 / kɒrɪdɔ / 

 

- A long narrow passage on a train or between rooms in a building, with doors leading off it 

in the corridor 

>>We had to wait outside in the corridor until our names were called. 

down/along the corridor 

>>She hurried down the corridor. 

+ Hành lang

  

5

Curb [v]

/ kɜ:b /

 

 

  

- To control or limit something in order to prevent it from having a harmful effect:  

>>measures to curb the spread of the virus 

+ Kiềm chế

6

Exterior [adj,n]

ex‧te‧ri‧or

/ ɪk'stɪəriə / 

 

- The outside of something, especially a building OPP interior 

exterior of 

>>the exterior of the factory 

+ Bề ngoài, mặt ngoài [n]

+ Ở bên ngoài [adj]

7

Incapaciate [v]

in‧ca‧pa‧ci‧tate

/ ɪnkə'pæsɪteɪt /

 

1. To make you too ill or weak to live and work normally:  

>>Her mother has been incapacitated by a fall. 

2. To stop a system, piece of equipment etc from working properly :  

>>A successful attack would incapacitate military training camps. 

— incapacitation  noun


+ (Làm mất) khả năng, năng lực

+ Tước quyền

  

8

Necessitate [v]

ne‧ces‧si‧tate

/ nəsesəteɪt /

 

- To make it necessary for you to do something:   

necessitate doing something 

This would necessitate interviewing all the staff. 

+ Cần thiết, đòi hỏi, bắt buộc phải có

  

9

Poverty [n]

pov‧er‧ty

/ pɒvəti /

 

- The situation or experience of being poor  →  poor, impoverished :  

>>Millions of elderly people live in poverty. 

+ Cảnh nghèo nàn, bần cùng

10

Ramp [n.v]

/ ræmp /

 

 

 

 

 

1. (noun) A slope that has been built to connect two places that are at different levels :  

>>Ramps are needed at exits and entrances for wheelchair users. 

2. (verb) To try to persuade people that a company’s shares are worth more than they really are:  

>>To ramp up a share price during a takeover bid is unacceptable. 

+ Dôc thoai thoải [n]

+ Lừa đảo, tính ra cắt cổ [v] 

11

Recreation [n]

rec‧re‧a‧tion

/ rekri'eɪʃən /  

 

- An activity that you do for pleasure or amusement → hobby, pastime, leisure:  

>>His only recreations are drinking beer and watching football. 

+ Sự giải trí, tiêu khiển

12

Slippery [adj]

slip‧per‧y

/ slɪpəri /

1. Something that is slippery is difficult to hold, walk on etc because it is wet or  greasy :  

>>In places, the path can be wet and slippery. 

2. Someone who is slippery cannot be trusted :  

>>Martin is a slippery customer  (= someone you should not trust )  so be careful what you say to him. 

— slipperiness   noun  [ uncountable ] 

+ Trơn, dễ tuột, khó nắm giữ

+ Người láu cá, không đáng tin

 

  

13

Slop [v:]

/ slɒp /

  

- If liquid slops somewhere, it moves around or over the edge of a container in an uncontrolled way SYN splash:  

Coffee slopped over the rim of her cup. 

+ Tràn ra, sánh ra

14

Terrain [n]

ter‧rain

 / te'reɪn / 

 

  

- A particular type of land :  

rocky terrain 

+ Địa thế, địa hình

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Unwieldy [adj]

un‧wield‧y

/ ʌn'wi:ldi /

 

- An unwieldy object is big, heavy, and difficult to carry or use 

— unwieldiness   noun


+ Cồng kềnh, khó di chuyển, khó điều khiển