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sociologyn: the scientific study of human social behavior, including the way in which people interact with one another, the organizations and institutions they create, and the societies they form
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
welfaren: the general health, happiness, and prosperous of a person or group
enthusiasmn: a strong feeling of excitement and interest in a particular subject or cause and an eagerness to become involved in it
egalitarianadj: relating to or characterized by the belief in the equal rights, opportunities, and treatment of all people, regardless of their race, gender, or social class
thesisn: a written essay, especially one submitted for a university degree, that sets out the author’s findings on a particular subject
strugglev: to make a great effort to do something when it is difficult, or there are a lot of problems; to use force or violence to break away from restraint or constriction
wagen: a particular amount of money that somebody earns, usually every week or every month, for work or services
hammockn: a type of lightweight bed or sling made of canvas, rope, or netting, often suspended between two supports such as trees or poles; a type of vegetation-rich ecosystem found in lowland areas
aspiringadj: desiring or striving for recognition or advancement; wanting to be successful in life
nativeadj: connecting with or describing someone’s birth country or place of birth, or someone born in a specific country or place
sympathyn: the feeling of being sorry for someone who is experiencing a difficult or unpleasant situation; understanding or sharing someone else’s feelings or emotions
puzzledadj: confused or uncertain because you do not understand something
minimaladj: tiny in amount; the least possible
governmentn: the group of people with authority to control a country or state
interventionn: the action or process of being done to improve or help a circumstance, often they have not been asked to do so
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
definev: to state or explain precisely the nature, scope, or meaning of something
povertyn: the condition of being extremely poor
reliableadj: worthy of being relied on; trustworthy
wealthn: a large amount of money, property, or other things that someone or an organization owns
individualn: a single person or thing, as distinct from a group
consultantn: a person who provides professional or expert advice
jargonn: specialized language or vocabulary used by a particular group or profession that is often difficult for outsiders to understand; language that is full of technical slang or obscure terms and is often used to obscure or confuse rather than clarify
watermarkn: a visible or invisible design or pattern that is embedded into paper or other surfaces and is used to prevent counterfeiting or illegal copying
statisticsn: the discipline that concerns the collection, organization, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of data
absoluteadj: perfect or complete or to the most considerable degree possible
capitan: a Latin word meaning “head,” used to express the amount for each person; any head or headlike expansion on a structure, as on a bone
inhabitantn: a person or an animal that lives in a particular place
purityn: the state of being undiluted or unmixed with anything else; the state of being free from immorality, especially of a sexual nature
havenn: a shelter serving as a place of safety or sanctuary; a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
insaneadj: extremely stupid, crazy, or dangerous; mentally ill
billionairen: a person who has a net worth of at least one billion dollars
mysteryn: something difficult to understand or explain; a secret or enigmatic quality that adds to the fascination or interest of something; a genre of fiction that involves the solution of a crime or a puzzle
socialistadj: relating to or supporting socialism (= the idea that the wealth and resources of a society should be shared among all members rather than being concentrated in the hands of a small group of individuals or corporations)
paradisen: a place or state of perfect happiness; a heaven on earth
breedv: to keep animals for producing offspring in a regulated manner
grantv: to agree to give or allow somebody
talentn: a natural ability to be good at something; someone who has a natural ability to be good at something
mobilityn: the ability to move or be moved freely or easily from one place, job, or social class to another
dividev: to separate or cause to separate into parts or groups
ragn: a piece of cloth, especially an old one, torn or cut into strips and used for cleaning
opportuneadj: suitable or happening at a time that is suitable or convenient for a particular purpose
distributev: to give something to a large number of individuals, or to spread or furnish something
self-madeadj: having succeeded in life unaided; having become wealthy or successful through one’s efforts
tolln: money that you have to pay to use a particular road, bridge, etc.; (verb) to ring slowly
plazan: a public square, marketplace, or similar open area in a town, especially in Spanish-speaking countries
gizmon: a small gadget or mechanical device, particularly one that is difficult to name or describe
attachv: to fasten, join, or connect one thing to another
convenientadj: useful, helpful, or quick to do
groceryn: a shop that sells food and other household items
shockn: a strong feeling or physical reaction to a sudden and unexpected event or experience, especially something unpleasant
toiletn: a bowl-shaped plumbing fixture with a seat for defecation and urination, or a room or building containing one or more of this fixture
automaticallyadv: without needing a direct human control
janitorn: a person whose job is to clean and maintain a large building, such as a school or a block of flats
replacev: to take the place of something
preparationn: the activity of getting ready for something or making something ready
affordv: to have enough money or time to be able to buy or do something
downsizev: to reduce the size, scale, or scope of something, such as a company or organization; to decrease the number of employees or members
introductoryadj: intended as an introduction or preliminary; serving as a base or starting point
profitn: money that is earned in business or by selling things after deducting the costs involved
solidarityn: unity or agreement of feelings or actions among a group, especially among individuals with a common interest
salaryn: a fixed amount of money that employees, especially those who work in an office, receive for doing their job, usually paid every month
engineern: a person whose job is designing, building, or maintaining something such as machines, structures, or software
colleaguen: one of a group of a coworker, especially in a profession or a business
restraintn: a measure taken to prevent someone or something from acting freely or excessively; self-control or moderation; a physical device used to restrict or limit movement
subsidizev: to pay part of the cost of something to support an organization, activity, etc. financially
capitalismn: an economic system based on the private ownership of the means of production and their operation for profit
ironyn: the expression of one’s meaning by using language that usually signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or rhetorical effect
amazingadj: extremely surprising, especially in a way that you like or admire
complainv: to say dissatisfaction or annoyance about something or somebody
criticn: someone who expresses opinions about the quality of books, music, etc.
instituten: an organization that has a specific purpose, particularly one dealing with science, education, or a particular profession; (verb) to initiate, introduce, or establish something
cooperatev: to work together with one or more people or organizations to achieve a goal
liftv: to raise something to a higher position or level; to pick up something or somebody and move them to a different position
spectrumn: an ordered array of colors into which a light beam can be split
praisen: an expression that shows approval and admiration of the achievements or characteristics of someone or something
tandemn: a device or arrangement that allows two or more things to be connected or work together in a coordinated manner; a bicycle built for two people to ride in a line, with one behind the other
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
zero-sumadj: referring to a situation in which an equal loss offsets each gain; describing a condition in which the total gains and losses balance to zero
fulfillv: to meet the requirements or expectations; to achieve or realize