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cooperative

Type: noun, adjective Definitions: (noun) A cooperative is a type of business that is owned by the people working there or by its customers. (adjective) If someone is cooperative, they listen and try to help or work with you. (adjective) In a cooperative effort,...

discrimination

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Discrimination is the ability to notice differences. (noun) Discrimination is the act of treating someone unfairly just because of their skin colour, religion, sex, etc. Examples: (noun) If you are colour blind, discrimination between...

display

Type: verb, noun Definitions: (verb) If you display something, you show it, usually to the public. (noun) A display is a computer screen. (noun) A display is an exhibition, an arrangement, or a show. Examples: (verb) He displayed a complete lack of patience in the...

diversity

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) Diversity is the property of having many different kinds of things or people. Examples: (noun) The diversity of people in the city make it an interesting place to live. (noun) Doctors are finding a greater diversity in the kinds of...

domain

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) A domain (name) is a group of internet addresses or URLs that share the same last section. (noun) A domain is a field or area of knowledge or skill, or of where a rule is in force. Examples: (noun) We own the domain...

edition

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) An edition of a book, computer program, etc. is a copy that has been or will be published with changes or in another form. Examples: (noun) The new paperback edition of the dictionary is coming out next week. (noun) It was first...

enhance

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If you enhance something, you make it bigger or better. Examples: (verb) Our aim is to enhance the quality of life for the people of this country. (verb) He can greatly enhance his reputation by winning tonight. Synonyms: verbs: improve,...

estate

Type: noun Definitions: (noun) An estate is a large area of land with a large house on it. (noun) Someone’s estate is everything they own, or everything they leave when they die. Examples: (noun) On the weekend, we went fishing at her country estate. (noun)...

exceed

Type: verb Definitions: (verb) If you exceed something, you go beyond (farther than) the limits, beyond the regular level or beyond what is allowed. (verb) If A exceeds B, A is or becomes larger or better than B Examples: (verb) The amount of carbon dioxide that these...

expert

Type: adjective, noun Definitions: (adjective) Expert help is professional help (noun) An expert is a person who knows more, or can do something better, than most people, usually because of special study or practice. Examples: (adjective) His expert advice helped the...

explicit

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) If something is explicit, it is clearly said or shown, not hidden or just suggested. Examples: (adjective) Sometimes it helps to be more explicit when speaking to children. (adjective) It is very important that the company...

federal

Type: adjective Definitions: (adjective) Something that is federal is related to the main country-wide government in a country where there are also state or provincial governments. Examples: (adjective) While education is a federal issue in countries like Japan, it is...