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a.m.
a.m. /ˌeɪ ˈem/
abbreviation
Example: The first election results are expected around 1 a.m.


address
address /əˈdres/
(n) details of where somebody lives or works and where letters, etc. can be sent
Example: Please note my change of address.


alive
alive /əˈlaɪv/
(adj) living; not dead
Example: Doctors kept the baby alive for six weeks.


camera
camera /ˈkæmrə/
(n) a piece of equipment for taking photographs, moving pictures or television pictures. It can be a separate item or part of another device.
Example: Just point the camera and press the button.


carpet
carpet /ˈkɑːpɪt/
(n) a piece of thick woven material made of wool, etc., used to cover the floor of a room or stairs; the material used for carpets
Example: a roll of carpet


cooking
cooking /ˈkʊkɪŋ/
(n) the process of preparing food by heating it
Example: a book on Indian cooking


cotton
cotton /ˈkɒtn/
(n) a plant grown in warm countries for the soft white hairs around its seeds that are used to make cloth and thread
Example: cotton fields/plants


decorate
decorate /ˈdekəreɪt/
(v) to make something look more attractive by putting things on it
Example: They decorated the room with flowers and balloons.


defeat
defeat /dɪˈfiːt/
(n) to win against somebody in a war, competition, sports game, etc.
Example: They finally had to admit defeat(= stop trying to be successful).


different
different /ˈdɪfrənt/
(adj) not the same as somebody/something; not like somebody/something else
Example: It's different now than it was a year ago.


except
except /ɪkˈsept/
(adj) used before you mention the only thing or person about which a statement is not true
Example: I didn't tell him anything except that I needed the money.


game
game /ɡeɪm/
(n) an activity that you do to have fun, often one that has rules and that you can win or lose; the equipment for a game
Example: board games


garden
garden /ˈɡɑːdn/
(n) a piece of land next to or around your house where you can grow flowers, fruit, vegetables, etc., usually with a lawn (= an area of grass)
Example: out in the garden


gradually
gradually /ˈɡrædʒuəli/
(adj) slowly, over a long period of time
Example: Gradually, the children began to understand.


health
health /helθ/
(n) the condition of a person’s body or mind
Example: Exhaust fumes are bad for your health.