annual /ˈænjuəl/ (adj) happening or done once every year Example: an annual meeting/event/report
assistance /əˈsɪstəns/ (n) help or support Example: technical/economic/military assistance
boss /bɒs/ (n) a person who is in charge of other people at work and tells them what to do Example: Who's the boss (= who's in control) in this house?
design /dɪˈzaɪn/ (v) the general arrangement of the different parts of something that is made, such as a building, book, machine, etc. Example: to design a car/a dress/an office
equipment /ɪˈkwɪpmənt/ (n) the things that are needed for a particular purpose or activity Example: They have installed state-of-the-art medical equipment to help improve early diagnosis of the condition.
flu /fluː/ (n) a serious disease caused by a virus, that causes a high temperature, severe pains and weakness Example: The whole family has the flu.
intended /ɪnˈtendɪd/ (adj) that you are trying to achieve or reach Example: the intended purpose
mail /meɪl/ (v) the official system used for sending and delivering letters, packages, etc. Example: Don't forget to mail that letter to your mother.
night /naɪt/ (n) the time between one day and the next when it is dark, when people usually sleep Example: The trip was for ten nights.
occupy /ˈɒkjupaɪ/ (v) to fill or use a space, an area or an amount of time Example: How much memory does the program occupy?
opposite /ˈɒpəzɪt/ (pre) on the other side of a particular area from somebody/something and usually facing them Example: I sat opposite him during the meal (= on the other side of the table).
quarter /ˈkwɔːtə(r)/ (n) one of four equal parts of something Example: a quarter of a mile
representative /ˌreprɪˈzentətɪv/ (n) a person who has been chosen to speak or vote for somebody else or for a group of people, or to take the place of somebody else Example: The committee includes representatives from industry.
rise /raɪz/ (v) to come or go upwards; to reach a higher level or position Example: Smoke was rising from the chimney.
section /ˈsekʃn/ (n) any of the parts into which something is divided Example: That section of the road is still closed.