Sublist 3 Definitions
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Sublist 3 Definitions
one of two or more things that you can choose between
1. that you can use, do etc instead of sth else
2. Different to what is usual or traditional
1. the facts and events that affect what happens in a particular situation
the amount of money that you have
circumstances (pl) (noun)
as the result of a particular situation
In/ under the circumstances
never; not for any reason
In/ under no circumstances
to say what you think or feel about sth
comment (verb), comment on sth
something that you say or write that gives your opinion or feeling about sth
1. a spoken description on the radio or television of sth as it is happening
2. A written explanation or discussion of sth such as a book or play
to pay somebody for something, to refund something
part, element, constituent of something
- Zustimmung, Bewilligung
An opinion held by all or most, general agreement
- Konsens, Einigkeit
rather large or great in size, distance, extent; worthy of respect, attention
- erheblich, betrachtlich
not changing, remaining the same; going on all the time, continual, persistent.
not natural, forced
to restrict or limit sb/sth
constrain (verb) (often passive)
- behindern, einschränken
strict control over the way that you behave or are allowed to behave
- Bedingung, Auflage, Beschränkung
To give (support, money, etc.) for a common purpose or fund, to provide; to help to bring about a result, to lead to something
- beisteuern, mitwirken, spenden
A voluntary gift (as money or service or ideas) made to some worthwhile cause
- Beitrag, Spende
To come together, as in one body or for a public purpose, to meet, to assemble; to order to appear before a court of law, judge, tribunal, etc.
- einberufen, versammeln
conforming with accepted standards; following accepted customs and proprieties
- normal, üblich
To place in the same order, rank, etc.; to bring into proper order or relation, to harmonise
Harmonious adjustment or action, as of muscles in producing complex movements
(important part) the basic and most important part of something
- Kern, Ader
(centre) the hard central part of some fruits, such as apples, which contains the seeds. the centre of a planet.
- Herzstück, Innenteil
relating to a large company.
corporate (adj) (before noun)
(business) a large company or group of companies that is controlled together as a single organization
- Unternehmen, Gesellschaft
to match or be similar or equal
to communicate by writing a letter or sending an email
- mit jemandem Briefe wechseln
A standard or test by which individual things or people may be compared or judged. (singular)
- Argument (singular)
A standard or test by which individual things or people may be compared or judged. (Plural)
Plural form of criterion.
Form an opinion from a solid basis of fact
- ableiten, folgern
That which is subtracted or removed; a sum that can be removed from tax calculations
- Schlussfolgerung, Abrechnung
The act of presenting something to sight or view
In an obvious and provable manner
to show; to make clear, to show something and explain how it works
anything printed, written, etc. that contains information or is relied upon to record or prove something; anything serving as proof.
to provide with a document or documents; to provide with documents or supporting references; to provide, as by reference to documents; to gather and report the details of; cover or chronicle.
1. to rule or control by superior power or influence.
2. to tower over; rise high above the surroundings.
more important, strong or noticeable than anything else of the same type.
Special importance or attention that is given to one thing in particular.
- Schwerpunkt, Betonung
very striking; forcible; definite
control, check ascertain
- gewährleisten, sicherstellen
assure, secure, to make sure or certain, guarantee
prevent from entering, keep out, reject, put out
- ausschliessen, ausgrenzen
not divided or shared with others
- alleinig, einzig, ausschliesslich
excluding much or all; especially all but a particular group or minority
- einzig, auschliessend, abweisend
hypothetical description of a complex entity or process, model or underlying structure
- Rahmen, Gerüst
an amount of money that has been saved or has been made available for a particular purpose
money that is available to be spent
an amount or a supply of sth
fund of sth
- (A fund of knowledge)
to provide money for sth, usually sth official
- finanzieren, fördern
to use pictures, photographs, diagrams, etc. In a book, etc
illustrate sth (with sth) [verb] (usually passive)
to make the meaning of sth clearer by using examples, pictures, etc
to show that sth is true or that a situation exists, Synonym: demonstrate
to come and live permanently in a country after leaving your own country – compare emigrate
immigrate (to, from) [verb]
the process of coming to live permanently in a country that is not your own; the number of people who do this – compare emigration
to suggest that sth is true or that you feel or think sth, without saying so directly because it is likely to be a negative view
to make it seem likely that sth is true or exists
- andeuten, implizieren
happening at the beginning
The first letters of all of a person’s names
to sign / mark sth with your initials
a particular example or case of sth
to act on or in close relation with each other
to prove or see to be just or valid; vindicate
to show to be reasonable; warrant or substantiate
- rechtfertigen, legitimieren
single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance
Association, bond in the field of engineering, physics, biology,...
to settle, to domiciliate
location and locality (nouns)
to change the place
to do/get the largest possible
someone who is too young to have the legal responsibilities of an adult.
minor / minors (noun, pl.)
unimportant; having little importance, influence or effect, especially when compared with other things of the same type
small part; a smaller number or part of something.
minority / minorities (noun)
to cause something to have no effect
[no] expressing 'no'; a negative sentence or phrase is one which contains a word such as 'not', 'no', 'never' or 'nothing'
negative (adj.) / negatively (adv.)
[without hope] not hopeful, or likely to consider only the bad side of a situation
negative (adj.) / negatively (adv.)
[test results] (of a medical test) showing that the patient does not have the disease or condition for which he or she has been tested.
a result or effect of an action, situation, etc
Outcome / outcomes (noun)
an ally or companion,
a member of a partnership
The study of nature and meaning of the universe and of human life or a set of beliefs or an attitude to life that guides sb’s behaviour
Connected with philosophy or having a calm attitude towards a difficult or disappointing situation
Of or relating to the body, as distinguished from the mind or spirit
of, relating to, or resembling material things or nature
the number or amount of a group or part of something when compared to the whole.
the size, shape or level of something
too large or too small in comparison to something else, or not deserving its importance or influence
- überproportional, unverhältnismässig
to make information available to people, especially in a book, magazine or newspaper, or to produce and sell a book, magazine or newspaper
to act in a particular way as a direct result of something else.
to intentionally do the opposite of what someone wants you to do because you do not like their rules or ideas
react against (sth) (verb)
an (unpleasant) effect resulting from eating particular things or taking particular drugs
when you depend on or trust in something or someone
- Verlass, Vertrauen
to need a particular thing or the help and support of someone or something in order to continue, to work correctly, or to succeed:
rely on sb/sth (phrasal verb)
to take something or someone away from somewhere, or off something.
able to be removed.
a model or a diagram, an abstract, a concept of something
to demonstrate something schematically means to demonstrate it in a diagram for example
if an idea, attitude or plan shifts, or if someone shifts it, it changes
a period of work time in a factory, hospital or other place where some people work during the day and some work at night
- Dienst, (Arbeits-) Schicht
a change in something, for example in someone’s ideas or opinions
to explain something in an exact and detailed way
- angeben, auflisten
as much as is needed, enough
a piece of work that has to be done, especially an unpleasant of difficult one; to perform/ carry out/ undertake a task
1.having to do with the practical, industrial, or mechanical arts or the applied sciences
a practical method or art applied to some particular task.
based on truth or reason; able to be accepted
- stichhaltig, zulässig
having legal force
the state, quality, or fact of being valid in law or in argument, proof, authority, etc
- Aussagekraft, Gültigkeit, Geltung
A volume is a single book that is part of a collection; also a bibliographic identifier for a sequence of periodicals.
- der Band
1. a quantity, bulk, mass, or amount
2. a large quantity
- die Menge
3. the degree, strength, or loudness of sound