and /ənd/ (adj) also; in addition to Example: Sue and I left early.
associated /əˈsəʊsieɪtɪd/ (adj) if one thing is associated with another, the two things are connected because they happen together or one thing causes the other Example: Salaries and associated costs have risen substantially.
autumn /ˈɔːtəm/ (n) the season of the year between summer and winter, when leaves change colour and the weather becomes colder Example: in early/late autumn
chicken /ˈtʃɪkɪn/ (n) a large bird that is often kept for its eggs or meat Example: They keep chickens in the back yard.
claim /kleɪm/ (n) to say that something is true although it has not been proved and other people may not believe it Example: The singer has denied the magazine's claim that she is leaving the band.
counter /ˈkaʊntə(r)/ (n) a long flat surface over which goods are sold or business is done in a shop, bank, etc. Example: I asked the woman behind the counter if they had any postcards.
determination /dɪˌtɜːmɪˈneɪʃn/ (n) the quality that makes you continue trying to do something even when this is difficult Example: They had survived by sheer determination.
domestic /dəˈmestɪk/ (adj) of or inside a particular country; not foreign or international Example: domestic affairs/politics
driver /ˈdraɪvə(r)/ (n) a person who drives a vehicle Example: The accident was the other driver's fault.
editor /ˈedɪtə(r)/ (n) a person who is in charge of a newspaper, magazine, etc., or part of one, and who decides what should be included Example: the editor of the Washington Post
faint /feɪnt/ (adj) that cannot be clearly seen, heard or smelt Example: His breathing became faint.
fund /fʌnd/ (n) an amount of money that has been saved or has been made available for a particular purpose Example: the company's pension fund
future /ˈfjuːtʃə(r)/ (adj) the time that will come after the present or the events that will happen then Example: at a future date
happy /ˈhæpi/ (adj) feeling or showing pleasure; pleased Example: We are happy to announce the engagement of our daughter.
herself /hɜːˈself/ (adv) used when the woman or girl who performs an action is also affected by it Example: She must be very proud of herself.