PE II units 8, 9 and 10

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goldmine

a business or activity that makes large amounts of money easily

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joint venture

a business partnership between companies

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magnitude

something of great size or importance

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retail

the sale of goods to the public

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revive

make something active, successful, or popular again

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vehement

showing a strong feeling

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tailor

make or adapt for a particular person or reason

a person who makes fitted clothes for the public

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dedicated

devoted to a task or purpose

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insolvent

unable to pay debt owed (obliged)

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lawsuit

a civil action by one person against another to be decided in court

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teach savy

someone who is good at handling technology

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teamed up with

to be paired/grouped up with multiple people to perform a particular task

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knowledgable

someone who is intelligent and well informed

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exemplify

to be an example of something

to illustarate or clarify something by giving an example

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foothold

a secure position from which further progress can be made

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inaction

lack of action where some is expected

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market share

a percentage of an industry or a markets total sales that is earned by a particular company in a specific time period

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market value

a price an asset fetches in the market

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innovators

a person or a group that introduces something new or does something for the first time

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wrangling

engagement in a long dispuit, argument

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tills

cash register(s)

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core

the most important or central part of something else

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exclude

to deliberately not include something or someone

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incorporate

to include something as part of something else

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inflexibility

an inability to change your ideas, beliefs, or decisions

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initiate

to make something start

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maximize

to increase as mush as possible

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persist

to continue to do something in a determined way

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successor

someoen who holds an important position after someone else

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array

for a period of time with no fixed ends

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indefinitely

a number of pieces of equipment of the same type, connected together to do a particular job

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installation

a system or a piece of equipment

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mitigate

to reduce the harmful effects of something

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nutrient

a substance that plants, animals, and people need to live and grow

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drought

a period of abnormally low rainfall that leads to a shortage of water

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phenomenon

something that is observed to occur or exist

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unprecedented

something that was never done or known before

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adaptation

the process of getting used to a new environment/situation

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attributable

caused by

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cyclical

occuring in cycles

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fluctuate

irregular rise and fall of something

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staggering

astonishing, shocking

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blight

a thing that spoils/damages something

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dissipate

to dissapear/cause something to dissapear

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accelerate change

to increase the speed in which something becomes different

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address the issue

to try to deal with a problem

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allocate resources

to give money, time, or energy to something

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assess the impact

to make a judgement about the effect of something

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cast doubt

to make something seem less certain, good, or real

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consider the role

to think about the influence of something has

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reduce demand

to lower the amount desired or used

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slow the decline

to reduce the speed at which something changes or falls

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eventual

happening at the end of the process or period of time

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ongoing

continuing to happen, exist, or develop

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intensity

strenght

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advocate

to publically support a policy or way of doing things

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legeslation

a law or a set of laws

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resolution

an agreement reached by a council or a commititee

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equate

to consider something to be the same as something else

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finite

limited in size or extent

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alloted

given or available

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intellect

a person’s ability to understand difficult or complicated ideas

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opt

choose

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pool

share something such as ideas or knowledge with a group of people in order to work together more efficiently

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standpoint

a way of considering something, a perspective

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consensus

a general agreement

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hinder

to make it dificult for something to happen

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theoretical

involving a theory of a certain area of study rather than focusing on the studies practical application

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peer-pressure

when people around you pressure you to do something

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cohesive

stick together, unfied

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tactic

a strategy planned to achieve something

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detrimental

tending to cause harm

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inferior

lower in rank, staus, or quality

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mediate

to intervine in order to bring something to an argument and close it

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intolerance

unwilling to accept other people’s views, beliefs, opinions, or behavior that is different

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collaborate

work together

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assertive

having/showing confidence in one’s work

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optimum

ultimate

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leadership

taking a role of a leader

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confrontation

to have a discussion with someone about their actions, to confront someone about their actions

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arguably

stating your opinion

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realistically

what is likely a situation

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unquestionably

something that is obvious

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inevitably

something that cannot be prevented

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essentially

used to emphasize what is the most important aspect of something

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inevitably

something that cannot be avoided or prevented

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fundamentally

in a very important/basic way

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equally

to introduce an idea as important

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highly

used before an adjective to mean “very” or “to a large degree”

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utilize

to use something

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unified

behaving/being treated as one group

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predominant

most common/greatest in number

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accommodate

to consider/include something when you are deciding what to do

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constrain

to limit someone’s freedom to do what they want

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restrain

the ability to behave calmly and with self-control

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constraints

limits/restrictions

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diligent

being careful at work

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latch on to

attach to

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proximity

nearness

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segregation

spearation of different types of people

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