Academic Word List Set 9b

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2. to make an action or a process possible or easier
5. the act of communicating with with somebody, especially regularly
7. freedom or power to decide what should be done in a particular situation
8. a thing consisting of two or more separate things combined together
9. act of increasing or making something increase in size or amount
10. make it possible for somebody to do something
11. a situation in which people are involved in a serious disagreement or argument
12. serious or very important; affecting the most central and important parts


1. making sure that people obey a particular law or rule
3. a small change made to something in order to improve it
4. a new or difficult task that tests somebody's ability and skill
6. the act of discussing something before making a decision about it
8. the number of things or people that a space can hold