Academic Word List 5b

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1. related to or connected with something
3. to show clearly that something is true or that it exists
5. to make the meaning of something clearer by giving examples
6. an amount of money that is collected and kept for a particular purpose
8. an amount or number taken from a total
10. a set of ideas, rules, or beliefs from which something is developed, or on which decisions are based
11. to support an opinion, or argument with recorded facts
12. an example of a particular kind of situation
14. a standard that is used for judging something or for making a decision about something
15. happening at the beginning


2. the process of entering another country in order to live there permanently
4. to make certain that something will happen properly
7. to deliberately not include something
9. more powerful, important, or noticeable than other people or things
13. special attention or importance
15. to suggest that something is true, without saying this directly