Vocabulary lesson 45

Definitions and samples

  • compress (v.) to press something into a smaller space

- Firmly compress the soil in the pot so that the plant is secure.

  • structure (n.) something constructed, such as a building

- Would an architect assemble a structure without a good foundation?

  • qualifications (n.) the education, experience, and other abilities or skills that make you able to do a certain job or other activity

- He left school without any qualifications.

  • grade (n.) a particular level of quality that a product, material etc has

- The best grades of tea are expensive.

  • internship (n.) a period of time spent doing a job as part of becoming qualified to do it

- Jane has a summer internship at a local TV station.

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