approve /əˈpruːv/ (v) to think that somebody/something is good, acceptable or suitable Example: I told my mother I wanted to leave school but she didn't approve.
conflict /ˈkɒnflɪkt/ (v) a situation in which people, groups or countries disagree strongly or are involved in a serious argument Example: Reports conflicted on how much of the aid was reaching the famine victims.
connected /kəˈnektɪd/ (adj) (of two or more things or people) having a link between them Example: The two issues are closely connected.
control /kənˈtrəʊl/ (v) the power to make decisions about how a country, an area, an organization, etc. is run Example: a multi-national company based in Britain but controlled from South Africa
deserve /dɪˈzɜːv/ (v) to do something or show qualities that mean a particular reaction, reward or punishment is appropriate Example: Several other points deserve mentioning.
dog /dɒɡ/ (n) an animal with four legs and a tail, often kept as a pet or trained for work, for example hunting or guarding buildings. There are many types of dog , some of which are wild. Example: I could hear a dog barking.
employ /ɪmˈplɔɪ/ (v) to give somebody a job to do for payment Example: A number of people have been employed to deal with the backlog of work.
evening /ˈiːvnɪŋ/ (n) the part of the day between the afternoon and the time you go to bed Example: the long winter evenings
farthest /ˈfɑːðɪst/ (adj) at or to the greatest distance in space or time Example: the part of the garden farthest from the house
future /ˈfjuːtʃə(r)/ (n) the time that will come after the present or the events that will happen then Example: What will the cities of the future look like?
grandfather /ˈɡrænfɑːðə(r)/ (n) the father of your father or mother Example: Grandfather's diaries and letters.
group /ɡruːp/ (n) a number of people or things that are together in the same place or that are connected in some way Example: She asked her students to get into groups of four.
heavy /ˈhevi/ (adj) weighing a lot; difficult to lift or move Example: How heavy is it (= how much does it weigh)?
month /mʌnθ/ (n) any of the twelve periods of time into which the year is divided, for example May or June Example: The rent is £300 per month.
motorcycle /ˈməʊtəsaɪkl/ (n) a road vehicle with two wheels, driven by an engine, with one seat for the driver and often a seat for a passenger behind the driver Example: Riding a motorcycle can be fun and exciting, but it's also dangerous.