steI t@s [or] stae t@s
definition 1: a person’s position or rank in relation to others or in the view of others.
example: He feels that his status, now that he is a limousine driver, is higher than it was when he was driving a taxi.
example: The report suggested that male police officers are granted a higher status by society than women police officers.
definition 2: a person’s condition as determined by law.
example: According to his immigration status as a refugee, he is allowed to work in this country.
example: Her marital status changed last year when she got a divorce.
definition 3: state of affairs; stage of development or progress.
example: She called to find out the status of her job application.
example: The new government hoped to change the status of the poor.
example: After he abandoned his family, he rarely thought about the status of his children.
definition 1: one who pays for the services of another, esp. those of a lawyer or other professional.
example: The lawyer met with her client to talk about their first day in court.
example: That talent agency has several big stars as their clients.
definition 2: a nation that is dependent on or under the patronage of another; client state.
example: These countries were clients of the superpowers during the Cold War.
k@n klu zh@n
definition 1: an ending or termination.
example: Students are under a great deal of pressure near the conclusion of the semester.
definition 2: a result or outcome.
example: The disappointing conclusion of the negotiations angered many of the workers.
definition 3: the final part of a written work or speech.
example: She summarized her points nicely in the conclusion of her paper.
definition 4: an inference reached by reasoning.
example: If a planet can sustain plant life, what conclusions can you draw about its atmosphere?
example: After a complete examination of the body, the doctor reached the conclusion that death was accidental.
example: Judging by his clothing, she thought the man to be a beggar, but she tried not to jump to any conclusions.
definition 1: the physical position of the body, especially while standing.
example: He saw his mother’s angry stance and headed quickly up the stairs.
example: She’s a good hitter despite her awkward batting stance.
definition 2: the opinions or attitude of a person with regard to something.
example: Do you agree with his stance on the immigration issue?
de m@n streIt
definition 1: to explain or describe, esp. by modeling or using many examples.
example: Using visual aids, the teacher demonstrated how a solar eclipse occurs.
example: Our skating instructor always demonstrates the moves before we try to do them.
definition 2: to show evidence of; prove.
example: By the end of the trial, the lawyer had demonstrated his client’s innocence.
example: The researchers hoped their results would demonstrate that the treatment was effective.