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abandoned /əˈbændənd/
(adj) left and no longer wanted, used or needed
Example: There was an abandoned supermarket trolley in the middle of the road.

absent /ˈæbsənt/
(adj) not in a place because of illness, etc.
Example: to be absent from work

answer /ˈɑːnsə(r)/
(v) something that you say, write or do to react to a question or situation
Example: He refused to answer the charges against him.

believe /bɪˈliːv/
(v) to feel certain that something is true or that somebody is telling you the truth
Example: People used to believe (that) the earth was flat.

college /ˈkɒlɪdʒ/
(n) (in the UK) a place where students go to study or to receive training after they have left school
Example: a college course/library/student

colour /ˈkʌlə(r)/
(n) the appearance that things have that results from the way in which they reflect light. Red, orange and green are colours .
Example: The garden was a mass of colour.

disapproval /ˌdɪsəˈpruːvl/
(n) a feeling that you do not like an idea, an action or somebody’s behaviour because you think it is bad, not suitable or going to have a bad effect on somebody else
Example: disapproval of his methods

disaster /dɪˈzɑːstə(r)/
(n) an unexpected event, such as a very bad accident, a flood or a fire, that kills a lot of people or causes a lot of damage
Example: environmental disasters

disease /dɪˈziːz/
(n) an illness affecting humans, animals or plants, often caused by infection
Example: health measures to prevent the spread of disease

finance /ˈfaɪnæns/
(v) money used to run a business, an activity or a project
Example: He took a job to finance his stay in Germany.

gate /ɡeɪt/
(n) a barrier like a door that is used to close an opening in a fence or a wall outside a building
Example: the gates of the city

historical /hɪˈstɒrɪkl/
(adj) connected with the past
Example: Women are not allowed to enter the monastery for historical reasons.

imaginary /ɪˈmædʒɪnəri/
(adj) existing only in your mind or imagination
Example: imaginary fears

leg /leɡ/
(n) one of the long parts that connect the feet to the rest of the body
Example: a wooden leg

occasion /əˈkeɪʒn/
(n) a particular time when something happens
Example: He used the occasion to announce further tax cuts.