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  1. This department is maily concerned with the (Beschaffung, Erwerb) of property.
    acquisition
  2. He decided to (an-,übernehmen, einführen, anwenden) a more radical approach to the problem.
    adopt
  3. The school (bestätigen, versichern) its commitment to its students.
    affirm
  4. Verbindung, Bündnis
    alliance
  5. Auswertung, Analyse
    analysis
  6. They were always careful not to (verägern, gegen sich aufbringen) rural voters.
    antagonise
  7. It's his job to (jmd etw zuweisen) tasks to the various members of the team.
    assign
  8. Aufgabe, Auftrag, Einsatz
    assignment
  9. Please (beachte, auf etwas achten) to the demonstration.
    pay close attention to sth
  10. Are you going to Emma's (Feier, Party) on Saturday?
    bash
  11. She needs to take a break to (neue Kräfte tanken).
    recharge your batteries
  12. Verhalten, Gebaren, auch Auswirkung, Einfluss
    bearing
  13. "keep up the good work", said the CEO with a (gütig, wohlwollend) smile.
    benevolent

    opposite = malevolent
  14. Jim's having a birthday (Gelage, Fete, Party) at the Hotel.
    blowout
  15. The experience formed a close (Band, Bindung, Verbindung) between us.
    bond
  16. The team has (zusammenschweissen) well.
    has bonded
  17. We are currentyl experiencing (Engpass, Engstelle) in production, resulting from a lack of spare parts.
    bottleneck
  18. Intelligenz, Intellekt
    brainpower
  19. There were suggestions that her involvement had (aufbrechen, auseinanderbrechen, beenden) the partnership
    break up
  20. we need to (auf etw. bauen, sich auf etwas verlassen, an etw. anknüpfen) the ideas we have had so far.
    build on sth
  21. Bürokratie
    bureaucracy
  22. His third movie was a (Flop, Pleite)
    bust
  23. Skill and initiative are (erfordern, notwendig, etw. verlangen) for in this job.
    call for sth
  24. I was going to tell her how much it really cost, but I (sich vor etw. drücken, kneifen)
    chicken out
  25. rund um die Uhr arbeiten
    work around the clock
  26. Ehrenkodex
    code of honour
  27. Fähigkeit, Können, Kompetenz
    competence
  28. Her refusal to (Kompromiss eingehen) infuriated her colleagues.
    compromise
  29. Kerngeschäft
    core business
  30. English is the (faktisch, tatsächlich, in der Praxis) language of the computer.
    de facto
  31. There has been intense (Debatte, Diskussion, Auseinandersetzung) over political union.
    debate
  32. He always (übertragen, beauftragen, delegieren) boring tasks to his assistant.
    delegate

    (noun=delegation)
  33. The study (aufzeigen, darlegen, nachweisen) that cigarette advertising does encourage children to smoke.
    demonstrate
  34. The newspaper aims to cover a (unterschiedlich, vielfältig, verschieden) range of issues
    diverse
  35. we need to (verändern, variieren) in order to still be competitive.
    diversify
  36. She tends to (beherrschen, dominieren) the conversation
    dominate
  37. Inflation will never be completely (beseitigen, ausrotten) from the economy.
    eradicate
  38. Internethändler
    e-trailer
  39. Volkszugehörigkeit, Ethnie
    ethnicity
  40. The study will (auswerten, beurteilen, evaluieren) the long-term effects of exposure to radiation.
    evaluate
  41. The children had shown (aussergewöhnlich) courage.
    exceptional
  42. The charges seemed a little (übertrieben, überzogen)
    excessive
  43. After (erschöpfend, gründlich, ausgiebig) research, Rob finally decided which camera he wanted to buy.
    exhaustive
  44. He had registered at the hotel under a (fiktiv) name.
    fictitious
  45. We face (heftig, erbittert) competition from overseas competitors.
    fierce
  46. She's all (einheizen, begeistern) about this new course she's taking.
    fire up
  47. Efforts are now (etw. auf etw. richten) on cleaning up the beaches
    focus sth on sth
  48. Marx still has many (Nachfolger, Anhänger) in academic circles.
    followers
  49. Formel, Rezept, Schema
    formula
  50. The described him as a weak man who (mit etw. mitziehen, etw. begleiten) the scheme out of fear.
    go along with sth.
  51. (An-)Gewohnheit
    habit
  52. Finish with the task (bevorstehend, nahestehend, in Reichweite) before moving on to the next one.
    at hand
  53. Hierarchie
    hierarchy
  54. viel Zeit verbringen, Überstunden machen
    put in long hours
  55. staubsaugen
    hover
  56. He's retiring after 25 (berühmt, glanzvoll, glorreich) years in advertising.
    illustrious
  57. beeinträchtigen, sich auswirken auf
    impact
  58. They have (auferlegen, verhängen) restrictions on trade with foreign companies
    impose
  59. Good communication is the magic (Bestandteil, Zutat) in good management.
    ingredient
  60. If we can see no immediate solution to a problem then we (Änderungen/Neuerungen vornehmen)
    innovate
  61. I got more (Einblick, Einsicht, Verständnis) about him from reading his books than from talking to him.
    insight
  62. The Spanish rider has a (Vorsprung) of 35 seconds over his nearest rival.
    lead
  63. The team has responded well to a manager who (vornweg maschieren, anführen, leiten)
    lead from the front
  64. Führung, Führerschaft
    leadership
  65. The new management team is aiming to make the company (dünn, schlank, knapp) and more efficient.
    lean
  66. She never managed to (beherrschen, meistern, bewältigen) the Greek language
    master
  67. A (leistungsorientiert) system promotes people on the basis of their merit and expertise.
    meritocratic
  68. The magazine had a reputation for (nähern, aufziehen, fördern) young writers.
    nurture
  69. Joe's always (sich zwanghaft mit etw. beschäftigen) his health.
    obsess about sth.
  70. optimieren
    optimise
  71. The government agencies that (überwachen, beaufsichtigen, leiten) the airline industry will issue a joint report on the incident.
    oversee
  72. Perfektionismus
    perfectionism
  73. Violence in society is not a new (Phänomen)
    phenomenon
  74. menschenfreundlich, wohltätig
    philanthropic
  75. It's important we don't lose sight of the larger (Bild, Ansicht, Darstellung) when we make these decisions.
    picture
  76. One day you will all (den Preis bezahlen) for your selfish behaviour)
    pay the price
  77. (Vorschlag, Angebot, Plan) for a new constitution are under discussion.
    proposal
  78. The treaty still has to be (bestätigen, billigen) by EU heads of state.
    ratify
  79. Rezession
    recession
  80. Rezept
    recipe
  81. Management and labour are attempting to (wieder zusammenführen, unter einen Hut bringen, sich versöhnen) their differences.
    reconcile
  82. They have (renovieren, sanieren) their office and improved their image.
    refurbish
  83. Rachel's taken a few days off to (auffüllen, ergänzen, auffrischen) her energy levels.
    replenish
  84. The staff at the school have a (Ehrfurcht, Reverenz) for tradition
    reverence
  85. belohnen, honorieren, vergelten
    reward
  86. We hope to (ausreiten, überstehen) this recession better than last time
    ride out
  87. The firm (ausliefern, auf den Markt bringen) 21 million tons of steel a year
    roll out
  88. Cutting jobs could be more expensive (auf lange Sicht, letzten Endes) if we have to hire freelancers.
    in the long run
  89. He made a bad decision that (in den Sand setzen, schaden, vermasseln, verpfuschen) his entire life.
    screw up
  90. It's important to help your child become (eigenverantwortlich, selbstsicher)
    self-reliant
  91. Verkaufsraum, Werkstatt, Produktion
    shop floor
  92. I (sich durch etw. durchschlagen) before finally abandoning it.
    slog through sth.
  93. klug, schlau, intelligent
    smart
  94. She was congratulating herself on her cleverness, but he was (einen Schritt voraus) of her
    one step ahead
  95. zurücktreten, Abstand nehmen von etw.
    step back from sth.
  96. rationalisieren
    streamline
  97. Untergebener
    subordinate
  98. State monopolies had (unterdrücken, verdrängen, abstellen) all terms of economic competition
    suppress
  99. überschwemmen, überfluten
    swamp
  100. Ziel, Vorgabe
    target
  101. This type of plant (gedeihen, gut gehen) in cool conditions
    thrive
  102. The leadership style is very (von oben nach unten)
    top-down
  103. She's a (zähe Person)
    tough cookie
  104. The have a long (Bilanz, hier: für etw. bekannt sein) of being mean with theiry money.
    track record
  105. letztlich, letztendlich, schliesslich
    ultimately
  106. durcheinander, auf den Kopf gestellt, umgedreht
    upside down
  107. Weisheit
    wisdom
  108. A head teacher needs to be able to (standhalten, widerstehen, aushalten) criticism.
    withstand
  109. She was suffering from stress caused by her heavy (Auslastung, Arbeitsbelastung, Arbeitspensum)
    workload

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