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November 12, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 11th November 2016

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 11th November 2016. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials 

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Theresa May’s underwhelming visit"

  • Underwhelming - disappointing (fail to impress)
  • Commonwealth - a group of countries with the same political or economic aims
  • Democratic - based on the principles of democracy:
  • Deepen - becomes stronger
  • Investor - a person or organization that puts money into something in order to make a profit or get an advantage
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  • Stand in the way of somebody - to try to stop or prevent something or someone
  • Engineer - to arrange cleverly and often secretly for something to happen, especially something that is to your advantage
  • Exploring - to search and discover (about something)
  • Preliminary -  coming before a more important action or event, especially introducing or preparing for it
  • Reviving - to come or bring something back to life, health, existence, or use
  • Negotiations -  the process of discussing something with someone in order to reach an agreement with them, or the discussions themselves
  • Emphasised -  to show that something is very important or worth giving attention to
  • Brexit - an exit (act of leaving) by the United Kingdom from the European Union (short for "British exit")
  • Backdrop - the general situation in which particular events happen
  • Turned out -  to happen in a particular way or to have a particular result, especially an unexpected one
  • Devoid - to lack or be without something that is necessary or usual
  • Substantial - large in size, value, or importance
  • Trajectory - the way in which a process or event develops over a period of time
  • Intellectual property - someone's idea, invention, creation, etc., that can be protected by law from being copied by someone else
  • Lacklustre - without energy and effort
  • Strictures - a statement of serious criticism or disapproval
  • Immigration - the act of someone coming to live in a different country
  • Crackdown - a situation in which someone starts to deal with bad or illegal behaviour in a more severe way
  • Migration- the process of travelling from one part to another part of the world for living
  • Oblivious - not conscious of something, especially what is happening around you
  • Irony - a situation in which something which was intended to have a particular result has the opposite or a very different result
  • Budge on - to force someone to do something by repeated arguments or threats
  • Rejoice - to feel or show great happiness about something
  • Criticise - to express disapproval of someone or something
  • Racist - believing that other races are not as good as your own and therefore treating them unfairly
  • Colonialist - supporting the system of one country controlling another
  • Elitist - supporting a system in which a small group of people have a lot of advantages and keep the most power and influence

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Making climate rules at Marrakech"

  • Climate - the type of weather that a country or region has
  • Under way - if something is underway, it is happening now
  • Ambitious - having a strong wish to be successful, powerful, or rich
  • Enhanced - better than before
  • Vital - extremely important
  • Entered into force - the process by which legislation, regulations, treaties and other legal instruments come to have legal effect
  • Negotiating - to have formal discussions with someone in order to reach an agreement with them
  • Ensure -  to make something certain to happen
  • Differentiated - o see or show a difference between things
  • Upheld - if a court of law upholds something such as a claim, it says that it is correct
  • Mitigating - making something less harmful, unpleasant, or bad
  • Necessitating - to cause something to be needed, or to make something necessary
  • Ambition - a strong wish to achieve something
  • Weightage - the value or importance of something when compared with another thing
  • Emerging - starting to exist
  • Handicap - something that makes it difficult for you to do something
  • Imperative - extremely important or urgent
  • Emissions - the act of sending out gas, heat, light, etc
  • Mandate - to give official permission / order for something to happen
  • Adopting - to accept or start to use something new
  • Lock-in - a length of time during which you are not allowed to end or change a financial arrangement
  • Impact - a powerful effect that something, especially something new, has on a situation or person
  • Preparedness - the state of being ready for something
  • Regime - a system of rules that control something
  • Transparency - an honest way of doing things that allows other people to know exactly what you are doing
  • Preparatory - done as preparation for something else
  • Modality - a particular way of doing or experiencing something
  • Apprehension - worry about the future, or a fear that something unpleasant is going to happen
  • Consensus - a generally accepted opinion or decision among a group of people
  • President-elect - the person who has been voted to be president
  • vowed - promised
  • Curb - to control or limit something that is not wanted

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