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October 23, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 20th October 2017

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Hai Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu News Paper dated 20th October 2017. Happy reading :)

Note : There were no editorials in THE HINDU on 19th October 2017 (Diwali)

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "A first step: On Multi Commodity Exchange"
  • Debut - to be introduced to the public for the first time
  • Reform - a change that is intended to correct a situation that is wrong or unfair, or make a system work more effectively
  • Vibrant - energetic, exciting, and full of enthusiasm
  • Derivative - a type of investment that will gain in value if the price of a product changes in an expected way
  • Hedge - a way of protecting, controlling, or limiting something
  • Volatility - liability to change rapidly and unpredictably, especially for the worse
  • Realm - a particular area of knowledge, experience, interest etc
  • Speculation - ideas or discussion about why something has happened or what might happen
  • Regulator - a person or organization whose job is to be certain that companies, systems etc act fairly and follow rules
  • Mull - to think carefully about something over a period of time
  • Portfolio - all the investments that a person or company has made
  • Concern - a feeling of worry about something, especially one that a lot of people have about an important issue
  • Speculation - ideas or discussion about why something has happened or what might happen
  • Regulate - to control an activity, process, or industry officially by using rules
  • Outweigh - to be more important, useful, or valuable than something else
  • Anticipating -  to guess that something will happen, and be ready to deal with it
  • Prospect - the possibility that something will happen
  • Unjustified - not fair, or not based on any good reason
  • Hasty - done in a hurry because you do not have much time
  • Impose - to introduce something such as a new law or new system, and force people to accept
  • Blanket ban - total / complete ban
  • Circumstance - a fact or condition that affects a situation
  • Monitoring - to regularly check something or watch someone in order to find out what is happening
  • Framework - a set of principles, ideas etc that you use when you are forming your decisions and judgments
  • Mitigation - a reduction in the harmful effects of something
Hindu Editorial Topic2 : "West Asia, post-IS: On wresting Raqqa"
  • Wrest - to violently pull something away from someone
  • Stronghold - a place where people fighting an enemy can defend or organize themselves
  • Conflict - angry disagreement between people or groups
  • Road map - a plan or set of instructions that makes it easier for someone to do something
  • De facto - actual, even though not official
  • Backed - supported
  • Crushing blow - a major defeat
  • Self-proclaimed - used for saying what a particular person, organization etc describes themselves as, even though other people might not agree
  • Caliphate - an Islamic state, especially one ruled by a single religious and political leader
  • Troops - soldiers, especially in large numbers
  • Actor - a person or organization that takes part in a situation or process
  • Counter -  an action that you take in order to oppose or stop something or reduce its negative effect
  • Aided by - supported by
  • Crumble - to stop existing or being effective
  • Propaganda - information, especially false information, that a government or organization spreads in order to influence people’s opinions and beliefs
  • Beheading - to cut off someone’s head, especially as a punishment
  • Shambles - something that is very badly organized and that does not operate effectively
  • Insurgent - someone who belongs to a group of people fighting to take control of their country by force
  • Proto-state - a political entity which does not represent a fully institutionalized or autonomous sovereign state
  • Predecessor -  the person who had a job or official position before someone else
  • Retreat - if an army retreats, it moves away from a position because of danger or defeat
  • Lone wolf - someone who likes to be or work alone
  • Lethal - very dangerous and able to kill you
  • Campaign - a series of actions intended to produce political or social change
  • Chaotic - happening in a confused way and without any order or organization
  • Coalition - a temporary union of different political parties that agree to form a government together
  • Peshmerga - a nationalist Kurdish fighter / group
  • Regime - a government that controls a country, especially in a strict or unfair way
  • Autonomous - an autonomous state, region, or organization is independent and has the power to govern itself
  • Prominence - the state of being important or well known
  • Usher - to show someone where they should go



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