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Feb
17
2016

further

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

fuhr ht@r

adverb
definition 1:  at or to a greater distance or extent; farther (comparative of “far”).
example:  We ran further today than we usually do.
example:  This new theory goes further than the others to explain these phenomena.

adjective
definition 1:  more distant or extended (comparative of “far”).
example:  
It’s a beautiful hotel, but it’s further from the beach than the other one.

definition 2:  more.
example:  If there are no further questions, we’ll end the discussion here.
example:  The soldiers are waiting for further instructions.
example:  Does anyone have any further comments?

transitive verb
definition:  to advance or help make progress.
example:  It was an important dramatic role, and it greatly furthered the actor’s career.
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Aug
06
2015

immigrate

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

Im ih greIt

intransitive verb
definition:  to take up permanent residence in a place or country to which one is not native.
example:  My grandparents immigrated to the United States from Mexico.
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May
09
2013

subject

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

suhb jekt

noun
definition:  the topic of what is said, written, studied, or the like.
example:  Her new novel is about an interesting subject.
example:  A great deal of research has been done on that subject.
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