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nicotine

Definition the drug in tobacco that makes people addicted Origin and usage The noun nicotine comes...

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algorithm

Definition a set of rules for solving problems or doing calculations, especially rules that a...


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panic

Definition a sudden strong feeling of fear or worry that makes you unable to think clearly or...

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silhouette

Definition 1. the dark shape or shadow of something, especially something that you cannot see...

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mentor

Definition an experienced person who helps someone who has less experience, especially in their job...

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sandwich

Definition a light meal that you make by putting a layer of food such as meat, cheese, or egg...

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boycott

Definition to not take part in an event, or to not buy or use something as a protest an act of...

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speaker

Definition the person who is in charge of political debates in some parliaments Origin and usage...

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cavalier

Definitions not caring about other people’s feelings or about the seriousness of a situation a...

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caravan

Definition 1. (British) a vehicle that people can live and travel in on holiday 2. a group of...