advertisement /ədˈvɜːtɪsmənt/ (n) a notice, picture or film telling people about a product, job or service Example: Put an advertisement in the local paper to sell your car.
basic /ˈbeɪsɪk/ (adj) forming the part of something that is most necessary and from which other things develop Example: basic information/facts/ideas
bed /bed/ (n) a piece of furniture for sleeping on Example: Could you give me a bed for the night (= somewhere to sleep)?
below /bɪˈləʊ/ (adj) at or to a lower level, position or place Example: I could still see the airport buildings far below.
coughing /ˈkɒfɪŋ/ (n) the action or sound of coughing (= forcing air through the throat suddenly and noisily because of illness, etc.) Example: Another fit of coughing seized him.
demonstrate /ˈdemənstreɪt/ (v) to show something clearly by giving proof or evidence Example: The theories were demonstrated to be false.
destruction /dɪˈstrʌkʃn/ (n) the act of destroying something; the process of being destroyed Example: the destruction of the rainforests
disadvantage /ˌdɪsədˈvɑːntɪdʒ/ (n) to cause problems and tend to stop somebody/something from succeeding or making progress Example: The fact that he didn't speak a foreign language put him at a distinct disadvantage.
each other /ˌiːtʃ ˈʌðə(r)/ (adv) used as the object of a verb or preposition to show that each member of a group does something to or for the other members Example: Don and Susie really loved each other (= he loved her and she loved him).
electric /ɪˈlektrɪk/ (adj) connected with electricity; using, produced by or producing electricity Example: an electric plug/socket/switch(= that carries electricity)
essential /ɪˈsenʃl/ (adj) completely necessary; extremely important in a particular situation or for a particular activity Example: Experience is essential for this job.
experience /ɪkˈspɪəriəns/ (v) the knowledge and skill that you have gained through doing something for a period of time; the process of gaining this Example: The country experienced a foreign currency shortage for several months.
grab /ɡræb/ (v) to take or hold somebody/something with your hand suddenly or roughly Example: She grabbed the child's hand and ran.
hall /hɔːl/ (n) a space or passage inside the entrance or front door of a building Example: She ran into the hall and up the stairs.
hence /hens/ (adj) for this reason Example: We suspect they are trying to hide something, hence the need for an independent inquiry.