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September 27, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 26th September 2016

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 26th September 2016. You can click on the Titles to read the Editorials. Happy reading :)

Note : There were no editorials in THE HINDU on 25th September 2016

Topic 1 : "Falling behind schedule"

  • Falling behind schedule - to fail to do something on time
  • Attainment - the process of achieving an aim or particular level of success
  • Adequate - good enough or large enough for a particular purpose
  • Enhancement - the process of improving something
  • Well-being - the state of feeling healthy and happy
  • Immigrant - someone who comes to live in a country from another country
  • Disadvantaged - disadvantaged people do not have the same advantages as other people, for example because they do not have much money
  • Deserves - if you deserve something, it is right that you get it
  • Scramble - to compete with other people for something there is very little of
  • Succour - to help someone
  • Refugees - people who leave their country, especially during a war or other threatening event
  • Sober - with a serious attitude
  • Reap - to get something as a result of something that you do
  • Endowed - to give money to a school, hospital, or other institution
  • For instance - for example
  • Correspondingly - used for saying that one thing is related to another, or is caused by another
  • Enrolment - the process to put yourself or someone else onto the official list of members of a course, college, or group
  • Tertiary - relating to colleges and universities
  • Relentless - continuing in a serious or extreme way (a bad situation)
  • Regime - a government that controls a country, especially in a strict or unfair way
  • Austerity - an economic policy by which a government reduces the amount of money it spends by a large amount
  • Crisis - an urgent, difficult, or dangerous situation
  • Implication -  a possible effect or result
  • Equity - a fair and reasonable way of behaving towards people, so that everyone is treated in the same way
  • Likelihood - the chance that something might happen
  • Pertaining to something - to be directly related to something
  • Pivot - the most important thing that something is based on or depends on
  • Alleviation - to make something less painful or serious
  • Empowerment - to give someone more control over their life or more power to do something
  • Populace - the people who live in a particular country or area
  • Enlightened - showing understanding, acting in a positive way, and not following old-fashioned or false beliefs
  • Tolerant - willing to accept someone else’s beliefs, way of life etc without criticizing them, even if you disagree with them
  • Elusive - difficult or impossible to achieve

Topic 2 : "Rafale takes flight at last"

  • Inter-Governmental - involving governments of different countries
  • Multirole - (of an aircraft) capable of performing several roles
  • Bargaining - discussions between people in order to reach agreement on something such as prices, wages, working conditions, etc
  • Dump - to get rid of someone or something that you no longer want or need
  • Acquisition - the process of buying something
  • Breather -a short rest from work or activity. To take a breather means to have a rest
  • Depleting - reducing
  • Augment - to increase the size, amount, or value of something
  • Meteor - a large piece of rock from space that passes into the Earth’s atmosphere and appears as a bright light in the sky
  • Radar - a system that uses radio signals for finding the exact position of something such as an aircraft or a ship
  • Superiority - the fact that one person or thing is better, more powerful etc than another
  • Equivalents - someone or something that has the same value, importance, or meaning as someone or something else
  • Sophistication - the quality of knowing and understanding a lot about a complicated subject
  • Exchequer - the government department that receives and gives out public money
  • Contemporary - modern, relating to the present time
  • Logistical - relating to the process of planning and organizing to make sure that resources are in the places where they are needed, so that an activity or process happens effectively
  • Diverse - including many different things
  • Narrow - limited in range or variety
  • Diversity - the fact of many different types of things or people being included in something
  • Optimise - to make something as good as possible
  • Utilisation - the process of using something in an effective way
  • Trajectory - the way in which a process or event develops over a period of time
  • Procurement - the process of buying supplies or equipment for a government department or company
  • Scouting - the action of gathering information about enemy forces or an area
  • Inducted - to officially take someone / something into the armed forces
  • Initiative - a new plan or process to achieve something or solve a problem
  • Indigenously - related to a particular region or country
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