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Từ Vựng IELTS Online Test IELTS Trainer - Reading Test 2

📓 Passage 1: Our Vanishing Night

daylight
/ˈdeɪˌlaɪt/
(noun). the natural light of the day.
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evolutionary
/ˌɛvəˈluʃəˌnɛri/
(adj). connected with evolution; connected with gradual development and change
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diurnal
/daɪˈɜrnəl/
(adj). of or during the day.
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primate
/ˈpraɪˌmeɪt/
(noun). The chief bishop or archbishop of a province.
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adapt
/əˈdæpt/
(verb). Make (something) suitable for a new use or purpose
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pollution
/pəˈluʃən/
(noun). introduction of toxic substance over allowed limit into the environment
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artificial
/ˌɑrtəˈfɪʃəl/
(adj). made or produced to copy something natural; not real
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intensity
/ɪnˈtɛnsəti/
(noun). the state or quality of being intense
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outward
/ˈaʊtwərd/
(adv). connected with the way people or things seem to be rather than with what is actually true
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upward
/ˈʌpwərd/
(adv). toward a higher place, point, or level.
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moonlit
/ˈmunˌlɪt/
(adj). lit by the moon.
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populous
/ˈpɑpjələs/
(adj). having a large population; densely populated.
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candle
/ˈkændəl/
(noun). a cylinder or block of wax or tallow with a central wick that is lit to produce light as it burns
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lantern
/ˈlæntərn/
(noun). a lamp in a transparent case, often a metal case with glass sides, that has a handle, so that you can carry it outside
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fisherman
/ˈfɪʃərˌmæn/
(noun). a person who catches fish for a living or for sport
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unaware
/ˌʌnəˈwɛr/
(adj). not knowing or realizing that something is happening or that something exists
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glow
/gloʊ/
(noun). a steady radiance of light or heat.
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fleet
/flit/
(noun). a group of ships sailing together, engaged in the same activity, or under the same ownership
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squid
/skwɪd/
(noun). an elongated, fast-swimming cephalopod mollusk with ten arms (technically, eight arms and two long tentacles), typically able to change color
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lure
/lʊr/
(verb). to persuade or trick somebody to go somewhere or to do something by promising them a reward
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prey
/preɪ/
(noun). An animal that is hunted and killed by another for food.
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metal
/ˈmɛtəl/
(noun). a solid material that is typically hard, shiny, malleable, fusible, and ductile, with good electrical and thermal conductivity
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shadow
/ˈʃæˌdoʊ/
(noun). a dark area or shape produced by a body coming between rays of light and a surface.
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Venus
/ˈvinəs/
(noun). the planet second in order of distance from the Sun, after Mercury and before Earth.
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certain
/ˈsɜrtən/
(adj). specific but not explicitly named or stated
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glory
/ˈglɔri/
(noun). High renown or honor
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unlit
/ʌnˈlɪt/
(adj). not provided with lighting.
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wholly
/ˈhoʊli/
(adv). Entirely; fully
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valley
/ˈvæli/
(noun). A low area of land between hills or mountains,
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bat
/bæt/
(noun). An implement with a handle and a solid surface
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streetlight
/ˈstriːtlaɪt/
(noun). a light illuminating a road, typically mounted on a tall pole
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horseshoe
/ˈhɔrˌsʃu/
(noun). a shoe for a horse formed of a narrow band of iron in the form of an extended circular arc and secured to the hoof with nails.
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vanish
/ˈvænɪʃ/
(verb). Disappear suddenly and completely.
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install
/ɪnˈstɔl/
(verb). place or fix the instrument in the position ready to use >< uninstall (v) : gỡ bỏ
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distraction
/dɪˈstrækʃən/
(noun). a thing that takes your attention away from what you are doing or thinking about
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attempt
/əˈtɛmpt/
(noun). an effort to achieve or complete a difficult task or action.
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astronomer
/əˈstrɑnəmər/
(noun). An expert in or student of astronomy
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glorious
/ˈglɔriəs/
(adj). having, worthy of, or bringing fame or admiration
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clarity
/ˈklɛrəti/
(noun). The quality of being coherent and intelligible.
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civic
/ˈsɪvɪk/
(adj). Relating to a city or town, especially its administration
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observatory
/əbˈzɜrvəˌtɔri/
(noun). a room or building housing an astronomical telescope or other scientific equipment for the study of natural phenomena
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songbird
/ˈsɔŋˌbɜrd/
(noun). a bird with a musical song.
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immature
/ˌɪməˈtjʊr/
(adj). Not fully developed.
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classify
/ˈklæsəˌfaɪ/
(verb). Arrange in categories according to shared qualities or characteristics
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superlative
/sʊˈpɜrlətɪv/
(adj). of the highest quality or degree.
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usage
/ˈjusəʤ/
(noun). The action of using something or the fact of being used.
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apt
/æpt/
(adj). suitable or appropriate in the circumstances
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collide
/kəˈlaɪd/
(verb). hit with force when moving.
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brightly
/ˈbraɪtli/
(adv). in a way that gives out or reflects much light
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stand out
/stænd aʊt/
(verb). project from a surface.
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desert
/ˈdɛzɜrt/
(noun). A place with sand, hot weather and no vegetation
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rodent
/ˈroʊdənt/
(noun). any small animal that belongs to a group of animals with strong sharp front teeth
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badger
/ˈbæʤər/
(noun). A nocturnal mammal that has gray and black coat
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nocturnal
/nɑkˈtɜrnəl/
(adj). Done, occurring, or active at night
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mammal
/ˈmæməl/
(noun). a warm-blooded vertebrate animal
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cautious
/ˈkɔʃəs/
(adj). being careful about what you say or do, especially to avoid danger or mistakes; not taking any risks
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permanent
/ˈpɜrmənənt/
(adj). Lasting or intended to last or remain unchanged indefinitely.
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predator
/ˈprɛdətər/
(noun). An animal that naturally preys on others.
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target
/ˈtɑrgət/
(noun). a person, object, or place selected as the aim of an attack
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migration
/maɪˈgreɪʃən/
(noun). the movement of large numbers of people, birds or animals from one place to another
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arrival
/əˈraɪvəl/
(noun). the action or process of arriving
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premature
/ˌpriməˈʧʊr/
(adj). happening before the normal or expected time
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nest
/nɛst/
(verb). (of a bird or other animal) use or build a nest.
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turtle
/ˈtɜrtəl/
(noun). A slow-moving reptile, enclosed in a scaly or leathery domed shell
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hatchling
/hatchling/
(noun). a young animal that has recently emerged from its egg.
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toad
/toʊd/
(noun). a tailless amphibian with a short stout body and short legs, typically having dry warty skin that can exude poison
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routine
/ruˈtin/
(noun). a sequence of actions regularly followed; a fixed program
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breed
/brid/
(verb). (of animals) mate and then produce offspring.
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chorus
/ˈkɔrəs/
(noun). part of a song that is sung after each verse
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visible
/ˈvɪzəbəl/
(adj). Able to be seen.
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consequence
/ˈkɑnsəkwəns/
(noun). A result or effect, commonly unpleasant
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reproduction
/ˌriprəˈdʌkʃən/
(noun). the action or process of making a copy of something
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gaslight
/ˈgæslaɪt/
(noun). a type of lamp in which an incandescent mantle is heated by a jet of burning gas
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square
/skwɛr/
(noun). an open (typically four-sided) area surrounded by buildings in a town, village, or city.
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refracted
/rɪˈfræktɪd/
(adj). (of water, air, or glass) make (a ray of light) change direction when it enters at an angle
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patch
/pæʧ/
(noun). A piece of cloth or other material used to mend or strengthen a torn
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unoccupied
/əˈnɑkjəˌpaɪd/
(adj). (of ground) not occupied by inhabitants
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biological
/ˌbaɪəˈlɑʤɪkəl/
(adj). connected with the science of biology
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magnet
/ˈmægnət/
(noun). a piece of iron (or an ore, alloy, or other material) that has its component atoms so ordered that the material exhibits properties of magnetism
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marine
/məˈrin/
(adj). of, found in, or produced by the sea
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platform
/ˈplætˌfɔrm/
(noun). A raised level surface on which people or things can stand.
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cluster
/ˈklʌstər/
(noun). A group of similar things or people positioned or occurring closely together.
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crucial
/ˈkruʃəl/
(adj). Decisive or critical, especially in the success or failure of something
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globe
/gloʊb/
(noun). The earth.
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glare
/glɛr/
(noun). a long, angry look
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📓 Passage 2: Is there a psychologist in the building

profoundly
/proʊˈfaʊndli/
(adv). in a way that has a very great effect on somebody/something
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psychology
/saɪˈkɑləʤi/
(noun). the scientific study of the mind and how it influences behaviour
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research
/riˈsɜrʧ/
(noun). the systematic investigation into and study of materials and sources in order to establish facts and reach new conclusions.
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relevant
/ˈrɛləvənt/
(adj). Closely connected or appropriate to what is being done
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finding
/ˈfaɪndɪŋ/
(noun). information that is discovered as the result of research into something
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industry
/ˈɪndəstri/
(noun). Economic activity concerned with the processing of raw materials
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model
/ˈmɑdəl/
(noun). a copy of something, usually smaller than the original object
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pure
/pjʊr/
(adj). Involving or containing nothing else but; sheer (used for emphasis)
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satisfy
/ˈsætəˌsfaɪ/
(verb). to make somebody pleased by doing or giving them what they want
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summary
/ˈsʌməri/
(noun). a brief statement or account of the main points of something
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Laboratory
/ˈlæbrəˌtɔri/
(noun). A room or building equipped for scientific experiments
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vegetation
/ˌvɛʤəˈteɪʃən/
(noun). Plants considered collectively
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crime
/kraɪm/
(noun). an action or omission that constitutes an offense that may be prosecuted by the state and is punishable by law
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block
/blɑk/
(noun). A large solid piece of hard material, especially rock, stone, or wood,
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greenery
/ˈgrinəri/
(noun). green foliage, growing plants, or vegetation
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apartment
/əˈpɑrtmənt/
(noun). a set of rooms for living in, especially on one floor of a building
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frequency
/ˈfrikwənsi/
(noun). The rate at which something occurs over a particular period of time
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psychologist
/saɪˈkɑləʤəst/
(noun). An expert or specialist in psychology.
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contribute
/kənˈtrɪbjut/
(verb). Give (something, especially money) in order to help achieve or provide something.
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rebuild
/riˈbɪld/
(verb). to build or put something together again
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typical
/ˈtɪpəkəl/
(adj). Having the distinctive qualities of a particular type
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pioneer
/ˌpaɪəˈnɪr/
(verb). Develop or be the first to use or apply
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project
/ˈprɑʤɛkt/
(noun). An individual or collaborative enterprise that is carefully planned
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Architecture
/ˈɑrkəˌtɛkʧər/
(noun). the art or practice of designing and constructing buildings.
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consultant
/kənˈsʌltənt/
(noun). A person who provides expert advice professionally.
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methodology
/ˌmɛθəˈdɑləʤi/
(noun). a system of methods used in a particular area of study or activity.
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take into account
/teɪk ˈɪntu əˈkaʊnt/
(verb). to consider or remember something when judging a situation
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cooperation
/koʊˌɑpəˈreɪʃən/
(noun). the process of working together to the same end.
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unique
/juˈnik/
(adj). being the only one of its kind; unlike anything else.
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scheme
/skim/
(noun). A large-scale systematic plan or arrangement for attaining some particular object
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consultancy
/kənˈsʌltənsi/
(noun). a company that gives expert advice on a particular subject to other companies or organizations
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client
/ˈklaɪənt/
(noun). A person or organization using the services of a lawyer
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productively
/prəˈdʌktɪvli/
(adv). in a way that does a lot or achieves a lot
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background
/ˈbækˌgraʊnd/
(noun). the details of a person’s family, education, experience, etc
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architect
/ˈɑrkəˌtɛkt/
(noun). A person who designs buildings and in many cases also supervises their constructi
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interior
/ɪnˈtɪriər/
(adj). Situated on or relating to the inside of something
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designer
/dɪˈzaɪnər/
(noun). a person whose job is to decide how things such as clothes, furniture, tools, etc. will look or work by making drawings, plans or patterns
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privileged
/ˈprɪvləʤd/
(adj). Having special rights, advantages, or immunities.
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degree
/dɪˈgri/
(noun). The amount, level, or extent to which something happens
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observational
/ˌɑbzərˈveɪʃən(ə)l/
(adj). relating to the action or process of closely observing or watching something or someone.
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occupant
/ˈɑkjəpənt/
(noun). a person who resides or is present in a house, vehicle, seat, place, etc., at a given time.
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individual
/ˌɪndəˈvɪʤəwəl/
(noun). a person considered separately
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unusual
/ənˈjuʒˌuəl/
(adj). different from what is usual or normal
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criteria
/kraɪˈtɪriə/
(noun). A principle or standard by which something may be judged or decided.
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derive
/dəˈraɪv/
(verb). obtain something from (a specified source)
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behavioural
/bɪˈheɪvjərəl/
(adj). involving, relating to, or emphasizing behavior.
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patient
/ˈpeɪʃənt/
(noun). a person who is receiving medical treatment, especially in a hospital
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layout
/ˈleɪˌaʊt/
(noun). The way in which the parts of something are arranged
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immune
/ɪmˈjun/
(adj). resistant to a particular infection or toxin owing to the presence of specific antibodies or sensitized white blood cells.
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medication
/ˌmɛdəˈkeɪʃən/
(noun). a drug or another form of medicine that you take to prevent or to treat an illness
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prescribe
/prəˈskraɪb/
(verb). advise and authorize the use of (a medicine or treatment) for someone
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guideline
/ˈgaɪˌdlaɪn/
(noun). rules or instructions that are given by an official organization telling you how to do something
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error
/ˈɛrər/
(noun). A mistake
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contributor
/kənˈtrɪbjətər/
(noun). a person or thing that contributes something.
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evidence
/ˈɛvədəns/
(noun). available facts to informing /indicating a truth
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trade
/treɪd/
(noun). The action of buying and selling goods and services.
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formulate
/ˈfɔrmjəˌleɪt/
(verb). create or devise methodically (a strategy or a proposal).
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vein
/veɪn/
(noun). tubes that carry blood from all parts of the body towards the heart
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outrageous
/aʊˈtreɪʤəs/
(adj). very shocking and unacceptable
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educational
/ˌɛʤəˈkeɪʃənəl/
(adj). relating to the provision of education.
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private
/ˈpraɪvət/
(adj). belonging to or for the use of one particular person or group of people only
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detect
/dɪˈtɛkt/
(verb). Discover or identify the presence or existence of.
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passage
/ˈpæsəʤ/
(noun). a short piece of writing or music that is part of a larger piece of work
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record
/ˈrɛkərd/
(noun). A thing constituting a piece of evidence about the past, e
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inner
/ˈɪnər/
(adj). inside; towards or close to the centre of a place
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geographical
/ˌʤiəˈgræfɪkəl/
(adj). connected with the way in which the physical features of a place are arranged
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involvement
/ɪnˈvɑlvmənt/
(noun). the fact or condition of being involved with or participating in something.
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analyze
/ˈænəˌlaɪz/
(verb). Examine methodically and in detail the constitution or structure
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attitude
/ˈætəˌtud/
(noun). A settled way of thinking or feeling about something
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on behalf of
/ɑn bɪˈhæf ʌv/
(adv). representing
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hinder
/ˈhɪndər/
(verb). create difficulties for (someone or something), resulting in delay or obstruction
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outcome
/ˈaʊtˌkʌm/
(noun). The way a thing turns out; a consequence # income (n), salary
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refer
/rəˈfɜr/
(verb). Mention or allude to.
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striking
/ˈstraɪkɪŋ/
(adj). Attracting attention by reason of being unusual, extreme, or prominent.
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cognitively
/ˈkɑgnɪtɪvli/
(adv). Relating to thinking
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collaborative
/kəˈlæbəˌreɪtɪv/
(adj). involving two or more people working together for a special purpose
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visibility
/ˌvɪzəˈbɪlɪti/
(noun). the state of being able to see or be seen.
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preserve
/prəˈzɜrv/
(verb). Retain (a condition or state of affairs)
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aggression
/əˈgrɛʃən/
(noun). feelings of anger and hatred that may result in threatening or violent behaviour
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resident
/ˈrɛzɪdənt/
(noun). a person who lives in a particular place or who has their home there
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deter
/dɪˈtɜr/
(verb). instilling doubt or fear of the consequence
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criminal
/ˈkrɪmənəl/
(adj). connected with or involving crime
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transport
/ˈtrænspɔrt/
(verb). to move something somewhere
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leisure
/ˈlɛʒər/
(noun). Time when one is not working or occupied; free time.
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run-down
/ˈrʌnˈdaʊn/
(noun). a reduction in the productivity or activities of a company or institution.
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cohesion
/koʊˈhiʒən/
(noun). the action or fact of forming a united whole
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📓 Passage 3: Have teenagers always existed

academic
/ˌækəˈdɛmɪk/
(adj). someone who teaches at a college, or who studies as part of their job
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debate
/dəˈbeɪt/
(noun). A formal discussion on a particular topic
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merely
/ˈmɪrli/
(adv). just; only
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phase
/feɪz/
(noun). A distinct period or stage in a series
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adolescence
/ˌædəˈlɛsəns/
(noun). the time in a person’s life when he or she develops from a child into an adult
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evolve
/ɪˈvɑlv/
(verb). develop gradually and in distinct stages
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associate
/əˈsoʊsiət/
(adj). Having shared function or membership but with a lesser status.
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modernize
/ˈmɑdərˌnaɪz/
(verb). adapt (something) to modern needs or habits
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misunderstanding
/ˌmɪsəndərˈstændɪŋ/
(noun). A failure to understand something correctly
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anthropologist
/ˌænθrəˈpɑləʤəst/
(noun). An expert in or student of anthropology (nhà nhân chủng học)
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Homo erectus
/ˈhoʊmoʊ erectus/
(noun). an extinct species of archaic human from the Pleistocene, with its earliest occurrence about 2 million years ago
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pattern
/ˈpætərn/
(noun). the regular way in which something happens or is done
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spurt
/spɜrt/
(verb). to burst or pour out suddenly; to produce sudden, powerful streams of liquid or flames
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discrepancy
/dɪˈskrɛpənsi/
(noun). a difference between two things that should be the same
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elsewhere
/ˈɛlˌswɛr/
(adv). in, at or to another place
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region
/ˈriʤən/
(noun). part of a country or the world having definable characteristics
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maturity
/məˈʧʊrəti/
(noun). the quality of thinking and behaving in a sensible, adult manner
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spell
/spɛl/
(noun). a period of time for which an activity or condition lasts continuously
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plentiful
/ˈplɛntəfəl/
(adj). Existing in or yielding great quantities;
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maturation
/ˌmæʧəˈreɪʃən/
(noun). the process of becoming or being made mature (= ready to eat or drink after being left for a period of time)
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minimise
/ˈmɪnɪmaɪz/
(verb). reduce to the smallest possible amount
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adequate
/ˈædəkwət/
(adj). Satisfactory or acceptable in quality or quantity
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coincide
/ˌkoʊɪnˈsaɪd/
(verb). Occur at the same time.
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ape
/eɪp/
(noun). a large animal like a monkey, with no tail. There are different types of ape.
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skeleton
/ˈskɛlətən/
(noun). An internal or external framework of bone, cartilage, or other rigid material
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confined
/kənˈfaɪnd/
(adj). (of a space) restricted in area or volume; cramped.
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mammal
/ˈmæməl/
(noun). a warm-blooded vertebrate animal
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nutrition
/nuˈtrɪʃən/
(noun). the process by which living things receive the food necessary for them to grow and be healthy
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fossil
/ˈfɑsəl/
(noun). the remains or impression of a prehistoric plant or animal embedded in rock
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sparse
/spɑrs/
(adj). only present in small amounts or numbers and often spread over a large area
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minuscule
/ˈmɪnəˌskjul/
(adj). extremely small; tiny.
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fossilize
/ˈfɑsəˌlaɪz/
(verb). preserve (an organism) so that it becomes a fossil
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accuracy
/ˈækjərəsi/
(noun). the state of being exact or correct
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rough
/rʌf/
(adj). Having an uneven or irregular surface; not smooth or level.
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estimate
/ˈɛstəmət/
(verb). to form an idea of the cost, size, value etc. of something, but without calculating it exactly
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developmental
/dɪˌvɛləpˈmɛntəl/
(adj). in a state of developing or being developed
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disbelief
/ˌdɪsbɪˈlif/
(noun). inability or refusal to accept that something is true or real
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evolution