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alternatively /ɔːlˈtɜːnətɪvli/
(adj) used to introduce a suggestion that is a second choice or possibility
Example: The agency will make travel arrangements for you. Alternatively, you can organize your own transport.

appear /əˈpɪə(r)/
(v) to start to be seen
Example: It appears that there has been a mistake.

attitude /ˈætɪtjuːd/
(n) the way that you think and feel about somebody/something; the way that you behave towards somebody/something that shows how you think and feel
Example: the government's attitude towards single parents

camping /ˈkæmpɪŋ/
(n) living in a tent, etc. on holiday
Example: Do you go camping?

efficient /ɪˈfɪʃnt/
(adj) doing something in a good, careful and complete way with no waste of time, money or energy
Example: As we get older, our bodies become less efficient at burning up calories.

entrance /ˈentrəns/
(n) a door, gate, passage, etc. used for entering a room, building or place
Example: I'll meet you at the main entrance.

equal /ˈiːkwəl/
(adj) the same in size, quantity, value, etc. as something else
Example: two pieces of wood equal in length/of equal length

existence /ɪɡˈzɪstəns/
(n) the state or fact of being real or living or of being present
Example: I was unaware of his existence until today.

fame /feɪm/
(n) the state of being known and talked about by many people
Example: to rise/shoot to fame overnight

fishing /ˈfɪʃɪŋ/
(n) the sport or business of catching fish
Example: They often go fishing.

football /ˈfʊtbɔːl/
(n) a game played by two teams of 11 players, using a round ball that players kick up and down the playing field. Teams try to kick the ball into the other team’s goal.
Example: to play football

grocery /ˈɡrəʊsəri/
(n) a shop that sells food and other things used in the home. In American English ‘grocery store ’ is often used to mean ‘supermarket’.
Example: The property is within walking distance of the village grocery and post office.

hole /həʊl/
(n) a hollow space in something solid or in the surface of something
Example: The bomb blew a huge hole in the ground.

increase /ɪnˈkriːs/
(n) to become greater in amount, number, value, etc.; to make something greater in amount, number, value, etc.
Example: an increase of 2p in the pound on income tax

lead /liːdled/
(v) to go with or in front of a person or an animal to show the way or to make them go in the right direction
Example: The receptionist led the way to the boardroom.