accommodation /əˌkɒməˈdeɪʃn/ (n) a place to live, work or stay in Example: The building plans include much needed new office accommodation.
both /bəʊθ/ (adv) used with plural nouns to mean ‘the two’ or ‘the one as well as the other’ Example: We have both seen the movie.
brief /briːf/ (adj) lasting only a short time; short Example: Mozart's life was brief.
care /keə(r)/ (v) the process of caring for somebody/something and providing what they need for their health or protection Example: I don't care what he thinks.
contract /ˈkɒntrækt/ (n) an official written agreement Example: to win/be awarded a contract to build a new school
disappointing /ˌdɪsəˈpɔɪntɪŋ/ (adj) not as good, successful, etc. as you had hoped; making you feel disappointed Example: The team has had a disappointing start to the season.
drop /drɒp/ (n) to allow something to fall by accident; to fall by accident Example: drops of rain
dust /dʌst/ (n) a fine powder that consists of very small pieces of sand, earth, etc. Example: A cloud of dust rose as the truck drove off.
duty /ˈdjuːti/ (n) something that you feel you have to do because it is your moral or legal responsibility Example: I'll have to go I'm afraid—duty calls.
examination /ɪɡˌzæmɪˈneɪʃn/ (n) a formal written, spoken or practical test, especially at school or college, to see how much you know about a subject, or what you can do Example: Applicants are selected for jobs on the results of a competitive examination.
explain /ɪkˈspleɪn/ (v) to tell somebody about something in a way that makes it easy to understand Example: ‘It works like this,’ she explained.
extreme /ɪkˈstriːm/ (adj) very great in degree Example: The heat in the desert was extreme.
formal /ˈfɔːml/ (adj) very correct and suitable for official or important occasions Example: He kept the tone of the letter formal and businesslike.
glass /ɡlɑːs/ (n) a hard, usually clear, substance used, for example, for making windows and bottles Example: I cut myself on a piece of broken glass.
import /ˈɪmpɔːt/ (n) a product or service that is brought into one country from another Example: The report calls for a ban on the import of hazardous waste.