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urbanadj: relating to or located in a town or city
economyn: the system by which a country or region produces manages, and distributes goods and services, including the money and finances involved in these activities; (of an airline) the lowest-priced, most basic option for seating in commercial travel
boomn: a sudden increase in economic activity, or a sudden happening that brings good fortune; a deep, loud, and prolonged sound
dramaticadj: very sudden, very excellent, or full of action and excitement
marginalizev: to treat a person or group as insignificant or unimportant; to push to the edge or margin of society or a group; to exclude from power or influence
slumn: a heavily populated urban area characterized by poor, run-down housing and infrastructure, often associated with poverty and social neglect
polarizationn: the division or separation of something into two opposing or contrasting groups or factions; the condition of being polarized or having poles
enclaven: a distinct portion of territory or a community that is completely surrounded by another territory or community; a small, isolated group or area within a larger community or society
wealthn: a large amount of money, property, or other things that someone or an organization owns
surroundv: to be all around something or somebody
sectorn: a distinct part or division of something often used to refer to a segment of an economy or industry; an area or field of work or activity
povertyn: the condition of being extremely poor
socioeconomicadj: relating to the social and economic factors that shape an individual, group, or community, particularly in terms of income, occupation, education, and social class
inequalityn: the unfairness of a society in which some people have more opportunity, money, etc. than others; (mathematics) relation between two values when they are different
engenderv: to make a feeling or situation exist; to cause or give rise to
crisisn: a time of great disagreement, confusion, or danger when problems must be resolved or critical decisions must be taken
environmentn: the natural world such as air, water, and land in which humans, animals, and plants live
institutionalizev: to establish or make something a part of an institution (= a place such as a university, hospital, etc.)
reimaginev: to imagine or conceive of something in a new or different way
urbanizationn: the process of population growth and physical expansion of cities, often involving increased migration from rural areas and the development of urban infrastructure and culture
perpetuatev: to make something continue or prevail for a long time
consumptionn: the amount used or eaten; the act of using up a resource such as energy, food, or materials
fundamentaladj: forming an essential base or core from which everything else develops or is affected
reorganizev: to change to a more sufficient or suitable form of organization
relationn: the way two persons or groups of people feel and act toward one another
abundancen: a significant amount of something; the situation in which there is too much of something
conflictn: a strong disagreement, argument, or a violent clash between two opposing groups or individuals
scarcityn: the state of being in short supply; a small and inadequate amount
urgentadj: requiring immediate attention or action; pressing
imaginaryadj: existing only in someone’s mind
inspirev: to make somebody fill with the desire, confidence, or enthusiasm, especially to do something creative
rethinkv: to consider again a plan, idea, etc., especially to change it
illustratev: to provide pictures, photographs, diagrams, etc. in a book or something for explanation
engagingadj: attracting, pleasant, or charming
harborn: an area of water next to the coast where ships and boats are protected from rough water by piers, jetties, and other artificial structures; (verb) keep in one’s possession
creativeadj: relating to or involving the use of skill and original and unusual ideas to create something
introductionn: a preliminary explanation or remarks given before the start of a text, performance, or event; the act of bringing something new into existence or introducing something to a wider audience or new market
laboratoryn: a workplace for doing scientific research or teaching science; a lab
architectn: a person whose job is to design plans to be used in making something, such as buildings
separatev: to force, take, or pull apart; mark as different
statisticsn: the discipline that concerns the collection, organization, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of data
emblemn: a design or symbol that represents a quality or idea
exclusionaryadj: tending to exclude or keep out certain groups, individuals, or ideas; characterized by the exclusion of others
policyn: a set of rules, guidelines, principles, or procedures that govern decision-making or action, often used in the context of business or government; a course of action or plan of action adopted or followed by an organization or individual to achieve a goal or objective
divisionn: the act or outcome of splitting into separate parts; a critical organizational unit or sector
communaladj: belonging to or used by a group rather than individuals; for common use
jurisdictionn: the extent or range of authority, power, or control exercised by a particular entity or organization, such as a government or court; the area within which such authority or control is exercised
poorestadj: having the least wealth or resources
settlementn: an official agreement that brings an argument to a close; the process of establishing permanent residence in a place.
immediatelyadv: now or without delay
thrustv: to push or drive forcibly; to impose or insert; (noun) the force used in pushing
confrontv: to face, meet or deal with a problem or difficult situation or person
sprawlv: to sit, lie, or fall with one’s arms and legs spread out
densityn: the quality of compactness of a substance
discussv: to talk about or examine in detail through conversation or debate; to exchange ideas, opinions, or information on a particular topic
sustainableadj: able to continue or be continued for a long time
arguev: to express differing opinions or points of view, often in a heated or contentious manner; to present a case or reasoning to persuade or convince others
migrantn: a traveler who moves from one region or country to another, especially to find work or better living conditions; a bird or an animal that moves from one place to another
translatev: to convert or change words into another language
processn: a series of actions or operations performed to achieve a particular outcome or goal; a systematic procedure or approach used to accomplish a specific task or objective; a method of treating milk to make it suitable for consumption or use in other dairy products
compendiumn: a concise or comprehensive collection of information or knowledge on a particular subject or topic; a summary or compilation of various texts, articles, or data
adaptationn: the action or process of changing to suit different conditions
transgressv: to break the law or moral code; to go beyond or exceed the limits or boundaries of something
imposev: to officially force a new law, tax, duty, etc. to be obeyed or received
recipen: a set of instructions for preparing a dish, including the ingredients and the method of cooking
intelligencen: the ability to learn, comprehend, or make judgments or conclusions based on reasons
manifestv: to show something such as feeling, attitude, quality, etc. clearly through signs or actions
retrofitv: to put a new component or accessory into a machine that did not initially have it when manufactured
observationn: the act or activity of carefully examining or monitoring something or someone
cross-borderadj: relating to or involving movement, interaction, or communication between different countries or regions, especially those that share a common border
immigrantn: a person who has come to a country where they were not born to live there permanently
referv: to direct someone’s attention, thoughts, or questions to another source or person; to mention, cite, or allude to something as evidence or support
recyclev: to sort and collect things to process them and produce valuable materials that can be used again
postwaradj: relating to the period following a war, particularly World War II; characterized by the rebuilding and recovery of countries and societies
bungalown: a small, single-story house, often with a front porch or veranda that is typically made of wood or adobe; a type of dwelling that is popular in warm climates, particularly in locations near water
contractorn: a person or company that enters into a contract to provide materials or labor to perform a specific task or service
developv: to grow or expand; to improve or refine through a process of progress and refinement, often to achieve greater sophistication or complexity; to elaborate or add detail to something that is in the process of being created
disposev: to put things or people in a particular manner or position; to incline someone towards a specific activity or mood; throw or cast away
inflatedadj: swollen or blown up, especially with air or gas; excessively or unreasonably high
suburbn: an outlying district or residential area of a city or town, typically comprising middle-class and affluent neighborhoods
chunkn: a thick and solid mass or piece of something
steeln: a strong metal alloy made up of iron with typically a few tenths of a percent of carbon used for making things that need a strong structure
framen: a strong border or structure of the wood, metal, etc. that surrounds something such as a picture, door, or window
infillv: to fill in or complete a space, usually by adding material to fill gaps or voids; (noun) the act of filling in or adding material to a space or gap, often used in construction or architecture to describe the process of filling in open spaces in a building or development
debrisn: broken or torn fragments of something
probableadj: likely to happen or likely to be true
rubv: to move one’s hand or an object over the surface of something with pressure
tirev: to become weary or fatigued, often due to physical or mental exertion; to cause someone to feel weary or fatigued; (noun) a rubber covering that is placed around the rim of a wheel, which provides traction and absorbs shock while driving
retainv: to keep or continue to possess or maintain something
emergencyn: a sudden unforeseen crisis usually involving danger that requires immediate action
peelv: to remove the skin of fruit and vegetables
threadn: a fine cord of natural or synthetic fibers or filaments, such as cotton or nylon, used in sewing, knitting, or weaving; a series of connected messages or comments on a social media platform or online forum, often related to a particular topic; a sequence or line of events, ideas, or actions that are connected or related; (verb) to pass a thread through a needle or other small opening, in preparation for sewing or stitching
interlockingadj: fitting or locking together in a way that makes a continuous and secure whole
constructv: to build or create something; to assemble or combine different parts to form something whole
efficientadj: performing at the highest level of productivity with the least wasted effort or resources; capable of achieving maximum output with minimum wasted effort, time, or materials
garagen: a building or part of a building used to store a vehicle or vehicles, typically a car
surroundingadj: that is near or around, or closely encircling something
compellingadj: arousing strong and irresistible interest, attention, or admiration
witnessn: a person who sees something happen, especially a crime or an accident
romanticizev: to make something seem more attractive or appealing than it is, especially by exaggerating or idealizing its qualities; to view or present something in a romantic or sentimental way
precariousadj: not securely held or in position; dangerously unstable or uncertain; dependent on chance or uncertain conditions
proceduren: a way of doing something, especially the official or well-known way
transformv: to change in outward structure or looks;
negotiatev: to have formal discussions with someone to reach an agreement
boundaryn: a real or imaginary line that marks the limit or extent of something and separates it from other things or places
boundv: to move forward by leaps and bounds; to form the boundary of something
immigrationn: the act or process of coming to live permanently in a foreign country
homogeneityn: the quality or state of being homogeneous; uniformity in composition or character
steroidn: any of several organic compounds that are produced in the body and have important physiological effects and affect the development and growth of sex organs
dimensionn: a measurable extent of a particular kind, such as width, height, or length
parceln: something wrapped in paper so that it can be carried or sent by post
economicaladj: providing a satisfactory return on the money, time, or effort; not using more money, fuel, etc. than necessary
complexityn: the state or quality of being complicated or intricate and difficult to understand
illegaladj: not allowed by law
grannyn: a grandmother; an older adult, especially one who is seen as conservative or cautious, often used as a term of affection or familiarity
extendedadj: longer than usual or anticipated
entrepreneurshipn: the process or skill of starting and running a business, particularly a new and innovative one
inclusiveadj: including much or everything, and especially including stated limits; not excluding any of the people, things, ideas, etc. involved in something
equitableadj: fair and impartial; treating everyone fairly
emergev: to move out of or away from something and become visible
dynamicsn: the branch of mechanics that deals with the motion of bodies under the action of forces, including the particular case in which a body remains at rest; forces that produce or stimulate movement, growth, or change
templen: a place of worship, especially one that is associated with a particular religion or faith; the flat area on either side of the forehead
mutationn: the way in which genes of a person, plant, animal, or other organism change and produce permanent differences
singularn: being only one of its kind; unique
dwellingn: a house or place that someone is living in
micron: extremely small in scale or scope; one millionth
infrastructuren: the basic systems, services, or features that are necessary for an organization or country, such as transport and power supplies
inspirationn: something that motivates or encourages someone to create or achieve something, or a feeling of excitement or creativity
interpretationn: an explanation or opinion of something, especially that is not immediately obvious
citizenshipn: the status of being a member of a particular country
belongv: to be the property of someone or something; to be a member or part of a group; to be in the proper or appropriate place
nation-staten: a sovereign political entity that is composed of a nation, which is a group of people who share a common cultural, linguistic, or ethnic identity
upholdv: to support or defend something, such as a law, idea, decision, etc.
institutionaladj: of, in, or relating to a large important organization, such as a university or bank; organized as or forming part of the standard systems, practices, etc.
protocoln: a set of rules or procedures for transmitting data or conducting a process or activity, especially in computer networks or scientific experiments; the initial or original version of an agreement
visualizev: to form a mental image or concept of something; to make something visible
anecdoten: a short and amusing or interesting story about a real incident or person
narrativen: a story or a description of a series of events or process of telling a story
decidev: to make up someone’s mind about something; to come to a conclusion or judgment after considering options
invadev: to enter aggressively into another’s territory by military force for conquest and occupation
freewayn: a major highway designed for high-speed traffic, with no stoplights or grade crossings and having interchanges or access roads to other highways
skaten: a type of footwear that has a blade attached to its sole for skating on ice or other hard surfaces; an activity or sport that involves gliding on skates on ice or other hard surfaces
shoveln: a tool with a handle and broad scoop or blade used for digging or moving Earth, coal, snow, or other granular materials
barricaden: a barrier, often improvised or temporary, used to block passage or protect against danger or attack
evictv: to expel someone from a property, especially with the support of the law
slogann: a short, catchy phrase or motto that is used by a person, organization, or company to promote a particular product, cause, or idea
criticn: someone who expresses opinions about the quality of books, music, etc.
recognizev: to acknowledge or realize something or someone; to identify, remember, or become aware of something that was previously known or encountered
specificadj: clearly defined or particular to a certain thing or situation; distinct, explicit, and precise
inscribev: to write or carve something on a surface, especially as a formal or permanent record
territoryn: an area under the control of a ruler or state
governv: to legally control and direct a country, city, group of people, etc. and be responsible for introducing new laws, organizing and maintaining public services
municipalityn: a city, town, or local government organization that has governing authority over a specific geographic area
trianglen: a three-sided polygon with three angles; something that has three sides or parts
districtn: a part of a country or town, especially one with particular features
invisibleadj: impossible or nearly impossible to see
leftoveradj: not consumed or used at the end of something
negotiationn: the process of discussing and reaching an agreement with others
necessityn: the state or fact of being needed; anything indispensable
fundraisev: to collect or solicit funds or donations, typically for a charity, nonprofit organization, or political campaign, often through events, campaigns, or online platforms
embeddedadj: fixed firmly into the surface of something
redefinev: to change the meaning or interpretation of something; to make people think about something in a new or different way
expandv: to increase or to make something greater in size, number, or importance
trivialadj: of little value or importance
naiveadj: showing unaffected simplicity and lack of experience, wisdom, or judgment
engagev: to attract and keep someone’s attention and interest; to participate in or obtain services of something
transgressionn: the violation of a law, duty, or moral principle
tricklev: to flow or drip slowly and in small amounts; to happen or occur gradually or in small quantities
top-downadj: controlled or implemented from the highest level of authority or management
transformationn: a complete change in form, nature, or appearance of someone or something
modestadj: having or showing a humble estimate of one’s merits, importance, etc.; free from vanity, egotism, boastfulness, or great pretensions
primarilyadv: mainly
urgencyn: the quality of being very important and needing to be dealt with immediately
governancen: the act or process of governing or managing a political, social, or economic entity; the systems or principles that guide such processes
democracyn: a form of government in which the people have the authority to deliberate and decide legislation, or to choose governing officials to do so
frameworkn: the structural components of a building or object that support its weight and give it form; the underlying structure of a system, concept, or text
emphasizev: to give or show particular importance to something