the force or action of one object hitting another, the ability to have an influence on
The impact of hitting the barrier at high speed meant that his internal organs were seriously damaged
Caring for a seriously injured casualty in a remote area is a formidable challenge, even for the most experienced expedition medic
to set up or lay the groundwork for; establish, initiate; appoint, constitute, name, nominate - create and charge with a task or function
The King decided to remove Ibrahim a week before elections and to institute a non-party Council of Government under his personal direction.
To commit (money or capital) in order to gain a financial return
You invest in the equity market to provide yourself with a stream of future dividends which will hopefully outpace inflation.
a separate article or particular.
There are 50 items on the list.
not change, to make a situation or activity continue in the same way
The army has been brought in to maintain order in the region
usual, ordinary, and expected
That's a fairly normal weight for someone of your height.
To come into the possession of; to procure; to get, acquire, or secure.
His goal was to obtain a National League team for the city.
To take part; to have a part or share with a person, in a thing; to share.
Many students also participate in weekly English courses.
1. to see something or someone
2. to come to an opinion about something, or have a belief about something:
Bill perceived a tiny figure in the distance.
Tabloid newspapers are often perceived to be superficial.
Certain and without any doubt
Are you positive (that) you saw me switch the iron off?
the possibility of sth happening or being developed or used
The market offers excellent potential for increasing sales.
happening or existing before the event or object that you are talking about
No previous experience is necessary for this job.
more important than anything else
The primary purpose in setting a deadline for submissions is to encourage the students to develop a degree of self-discipline
to buy something.
She purchased shares in the company.
The area of variation between upper and lower limits on a particular scale
Bats have a different acoustic range than humans
1. a geographical or geopolitical area
2. an approximation
The state deficit is in the region of one billion dollars.
to control something, especially by making it work in a particular way
You can regulate the temperature in the house by adjusting the thermostat.
connected with what is happening or being discussed
Education should be relevant to the child's needs.
to live, have your home or stay in a place
The family now resides in southern France
to provide an organization or department with money or equipment
The school must be properly resourced with musical instruments and audio equipment.
to limit the movements or actions of someone, or to limit something and reduce its size or prevent it from increasing
The government has restricted freedom of movement into and out of the country.
having no doubt; free from danger; free from risk of loss; trustworthy; assured
In the second half the team was under a lot of pressure but the defense generally remained secure