Definitions and samples

  • tradition (n.) beliefs, opinions, and customs handed down from one generation to another


- All religions have different beliefs and traditions.

  • burden (n.) a heavy load that you carry


- His family responsibilities had started to become a burden.

  • campus (n.) the buildings of a college or university and the land that surrounds them


- Most first-year students live on campus.

  • majority (n.) the larger number; greater part; more than half


- A majority of votes was needed for the bill to pass.

  • assemble (v.) gather together; bring together


- The rioters assembled outside the White House.