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adventure
adventure /ədˈventʃə(r)/
(n) an unusual, exciting or dangerous experience, journey or series of events
Example: her adventures travelling in Africa


airport
airport /ˈeəpɔːt/
(n) a place where planes land and take off and that has buildings for passengers to wait in
Example: I went to the airport to catch a flight to San Francisco.


application
application /ˌæplɪˈkeɪʃn/
(n) a formal (often written) request for something, such as a job, permission to do something or a place at a college or university
Example: His application to the court for bail has been refused.


captain
captain /ˈkæptɪn/
(n) the person in charge of a ship or commercial aircraft
Example: Captain Cook


country
country /ˈkʌntri/
(n) an area of land that has or used to have its own government and laws
Example: She didn't know what life in a foreign country would be like.


determine
determine /dɪˈtɜːmɪn/
(v) to discover the facts about something; to calculate something exactly
Example: It was determined that she had died of natural causes.


dramatic
dramatic /drəˈmætɪk/
(adj) sudden, very great and often surprising
Example: a dramatic increase/fall/change/improvement


experiment
experiment /ɪkˈsperɪmənt/
(v) a scientific test that is done in order to study what happens and to gain new knowledge
Example: Some people feel that experimenting on animals is wrong.


fill
fill /fɪl/
(v) to make something full of something; to become full of something
Example: Please fill this glass for me.


male
male /meɪl/
(n) being a man or boy
Example: a male-dominated profession


November
November /nəʊˈvembər/
(n) the 11th month of the year, between October and December
Example: He's starting his new job in November.


October
October /ɒkˈtəʊbər/
(n) the 10th month of the year, between September and November
Example: We have an open evening in October which you are welcome to attend.


pleasing
pleasing /ˈpliːzɪŋ/
(adj) that gives you pleasure or makes you feel satisfied
Example: The new building was pleasing to the eye.


practical
practical /ˈpræktɪkl/
(adj) connected with real situations rather than with ideas or theories
Example: practical problems


punch
punch /pʌntʃ/
(n) to hit somebody/something hard with your fist (= closed hand)
Example: a punch in the face