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smartphonen: a mobile phone that functions as a computer and connects to the Internet
androidn: a robot with a human appearance; (operating system) Google’s mobile operating system
pay-as-you-goadj: (also known as a “pay-as-you-use” or “pay-per-use”) describing a payment model or system in which users pay for goods or services as they are consumed, rather than paying for an entire service or product upfront
betv: to risk money on the result of an event or a competition, such as a race or game, to get more money; to have faith or confidence in something
pioneern: inventor; explorer; someone who is among the first to achieve something
franchisen: a legal agreement between two parties in which one party grants the other the right to use or sell its products or services under a specific brand name and business model; a business that operates under such an agreement; the right to vote in an election
dominantadj: more important, influential, or easy to notice than anything else of the same type
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
innovationn: the creation of a new device or process resulting from study and experimentation
necessityn: the state or fact of being needed; anything indispensable
rhetoricn: speech or writing intended to please or persuade someone; the art or study of using language effectively and persuasively in spoken or written form
inventionn: the creation of a new device or process resulting from study and experimentation; the act of inventing
alternateadj: occurring or existing one after the other regularly
fordn: a shallow place in a river or stream where it is possible to walk or drive across
blankadj: without any writing or printing; empty or devoid of ideas, information, or meaning; unable to remember or recall information
backgroundn: the details of a person’s social heritage, such as family, vocational or educational experience; past information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem
ripv: to tear something or be torn violently or suddenly
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
toyn: a thing, typically a small model or replica of something that is played with, especially by children
oxn: a large domesticated mammal, commonly used for draft purposes, with two broad horns and a heavyset body
jackn: a mechanical device used for lifting or supporting heavy objects
breakwatern: a barrier or structure built in a body of water to protect a shore or harbor from the force of waves or currents
continentn: one of the earth’s large landmasses; (adjective) abstaining from your feelings, especially your desire to have sex
electrifyv: to make a machine or system work by using electricity; to make someone extremely enthusiastic about or interested in something
expropriatev: to take away privately owned property or assets, typically by the government, without the owner’s consent, often for public use or benefit, and with or without compensation
launchv: to send or propel something into the air or space using a device such as a rocket, missile, or spacecraft; to make something available or on sale for the first time
definev: to state or explain precisely the nature, scope, or meaning of something
excitev: to make someone feel suddenly enthusiastic or eager
swipev: to strike, hit, or slap with a sweeping motion; to pass a magnetic stripe or barcode through a scanner to read data; to steal or take something quickly and with little effort
creditorn: a person, company, etc. to whom a debtor owes money
terminaln: a building or place where buses, trains, or airplanes stop and where passengers or goods can be picked up or dropped off; (adjective) of or situated at the ends of a delivery route
fantasticadj: extremely good; excellent
remarkableadj: worthy of attention because unusual or special
groceryn: a shop that sells food and other household items
feen: a sum of money charged for a particular service
bribev: to try to make someone do something to gain one’s favors or influence by giving a gift of money or other inducements
transactv: to carry out or conduct a business or other transaction; to complete or fulfill an agreement, deal, or contract
featn: a notable or impressive achievement, especially one that requires great skill or bravery
torchn: a portable device that produces a flame, typically one that is used to light a fire or a candle
superbadj: extremely good; excellent in quality; superbly done
batteryn: a device that is placed inside a car, gadget, equipment, etc. and that provides electrical power to them
severeadj: extremely serious or bad in feeling, manner, or strict and harsh; extremely strong or vigorous
railroadn: metal tracks laid with rails on which trains run; a system of tracks with the trains operated by an organization
infrastructuren: the basic systems, services, or features that are necessary for an organization or country, such as transport and power supplies
industriousadj: hardworking, diligent, and persistent in effort
brotheln: (also “whorehouse”) a place where people, particularly women, engage in sexual activity for payment; a house of prostitution
saloonn: a place of business, typically a bar or tavern, that serves alcoholic drinks and often features entertainment or social activities
medicationn: a drug or other form of medicine that treats, prevents, or alleviates the symptoms of the disease
salaryn: a fixed amount of money that employees, especially those who work in an office, receive for doing their job, usually paid every month
scratchv: to cut or damage the surface of something or the skin with a sharp or pointed object
legitimateadj: accordant with or allowed by law; lawful
expirev: to come to the end of the period of validity of a document, authorization, agreement, etc.
lifesavingn: the act or process of rescuing someone else’s life, especially from drowning
dairyn: a room, building, or establishment where milk and milk products are produced and processed; milk and milk products, such as butter and cheese
subsistencen: the state or condition of being able to maintain or support oneself at a basic level, typically through food, shelter, and other vital necessities; the minimum resources required for survival
abundancen: a significant amount of something; the situation in which there is too much of something
povertyn: the condition of being extremely poor
windmilln: a machine that uses wind power to generate mechanical energy or electricity
disruptv: to prevent or stop something, especially an event, activity, or process, from continuing in the usual way by causing a problem or disturbance
automobilen: a road vehicle that has four wheels and is powered by an engine, used for transporting people or goods
reinventv: to change something so drastically that it looks to be completely new
marv: to damage or spoil the appearance or surface of something
lifetimen: the duration of someone’s life or something’s existence;
economicaladj: providing a satisfactory return on the money, time, or effort; not using more money, fuel, etc. than necessary
boomn: a sudden increase in economic activity, or a sudden happening that brings good fortune; a deep, loud, and prolonged sound
privacyn: someone’s right to keep their personal matters and relationships not watched or interrupted by other people
catchyadj: pleasing and easy to remember; likely to attract attention
catchphrasen: a memorable or easily recognized sentence or phrase that is repeatedly used, especially in advertising or entertainment