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Jan-3-2016 Eco Rev

Jan-3-2016 Eco Rev

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Karten 26
Sprache English
Kategorie Englisch
Stufe Universität
Erstellt / Aktualisiert 03.01.2016 / 09.04.2016
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adjective 1 (of language) spoken as one's mother tongue: not learned or imposed as a second language. • (of speech or written works) spoken or written using one's mother tongue: ... literature. 2 (of architecture) concerned with domestic and functional rather than monumental buildings. noun 1 (usu. the ...) the language or dialect spoken by the ordinary people in a particular country or region: he wrote in the ... to reach a larger audience. • [ with modifier ] the terminology used by people belonging to a specified group or engaging in a specialized activity: gardening .... 2 architecture concerned with domestic and functional rather than monumental buildings: buildings in which Gothic merged into farmhouse ....


skill in performing tasks, especially with the hands: her ... with chopsticks | his record testifies to a certain ... in politics.


adjective (of a voice or sound) high-pitched and piercing: a ... laugh. • derogatory (especially of a complaint or demand) loud and forceful: a concession to their ... demands. verb [ no obj. ] make a ... noise: a piercing whistle ... through the night air. • speak or cry with a ... voice: [ with direct speech ] : “For God's sake!” ... Jan. noun [ in sing. ] a ... sound or cry: the rising ... of women's voices.


a very poor person. • historical a recipient of government relief or public charity.


(of a person) lean and haggard, especially because of suffering, hunger, or age. • (of a building or place) grim or desolate in appearance.


strike repeatedly, typically with the fists: Bob did not fight back for the fifteen minutes that the half-dozen men ... him. • N. Amer. informal criticize adversely: he has been ... by the reviewers.


a region bordering the sea: the coastline: the eastern ... of the U.S.


of or relating to ...: peculiar or individual: she emerged as one of the great ... talents of the Nineties.