beneath /bɪˈniːθ/ (pre) in or to a lower position than somebody/something; under somebody/something Example: They found the body buried beneath a pile of leaves.
chemical /ˈkemɪkl/ (n) connected with chemistry Example: Farmers are being urged to reduce their use of chemicals and work with nature to combat pests.
church /tʃɜːtʃ/ (n) a building where Christians go to attend services, pray, etc. Example: The procession moved into the church.
confirm /kənˈfɜːm/ (v) to state or show that something is definitely true or correct, especially by providing evidence Example: Rumours of job losses were later confirmed
county /ˈkaʊnti/ (n) one of a number of areas that some countries are divided into, each with its own local government Example: the southern counties
deliberate /dɪˈlɪbərət/ (adj) done on purpose rather than by accident Example: The speech was a deliberate attempt to embarrass the government.
department /dɪˈpɑːtmənt/ (n) a section of a large organization such as a government, business, university, etc. Example: the English department
five /faɪv/ (adj) 5 Example: a five-month contract
fridge /frɪdʒ/ (n) a piece of electrical equipment in which food is kept cold so that it stays fresh Example: This dessert can be served straight from the fridge.
implication /ˌɪmplɪˈkeɪʃn/ (n) a possible effect or result of an action or a decision Example: They failed to consider the wider implications of their actions.
independent /ˌɪndɪˈpendənt/ (adj) having its own government Example: Mozambique became independent in 1975.
insurance /ɪnˈʃʊərəns/ (n) an arrangement with a company in which you pay them regular amounts of money and they agree to pay the costs, for example, if you die or are ill, or if you lose or damage something Example: Can you claim for the loss on your insurance?
light /laɪt/ (adj) the energy from the sun, a lamp, etc. that makes it possible to see things Example: It was a light spacious apartment at the top of the building.
likely /ˈlaɪkli/ (adj) having a good chance of happening or being something; probable or expected Example: It's more than likely that the thieves don't know how much it is worth.
quite /kwaɪt/ (adj) to some degree Example: quite big/good/cold/warm/interesting