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October 24, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 24th October 2016

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 24th October 2016. You can click on the Titles to read the Editorials. Happy reading :)

Note : There were no editorials in THE HINDU on 23th October 2016 (Sunday)

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Making cities inclusive"

  • Rapidly - happening, moving, or acting quickly
  • Urbanising - to build houses, offices, etc. in an area of countryside so that it becomes a town
  • Theme - the main subject of something such as a book, speech, art exhibition, or discussion
  • Sustainable - capable of continuing for a long time at the same level
  • Habitat - the natural environment in which an animal or plant usually lives
  • Once-in-a-generation - extremely rare
  • Compass - a limit or range
  • Evaluate - to think carefully about something before making a judgment about its value, importance, or quality
  • Fared - used for saying how well or how badly someone does something
  • Inequality - a situation in which people are not equal because some groups have more opportunities, power, money etc than others
  • Sanitation - the systems for taking dirty water and other waste products away from buildings in order to protect people's health
  • Mobility - the ability to move freely
  • People with disability - someone who has a permanent injury, illness, or other problem that makes them unable to use their body or mind normally
  • Moreover - (used to add information) also and more importantly
  • Dominant - more important, powerful, or successful than the other people or things of the same type
  • Low-wage - used to describe jobs for which or places in which workers are paid little
  • Pronounced - very noticeable
  • Workforce - the group of people who work in a company, industry, country, etc
  • Align - to give your support publicly to a group, political party, or country
  • Emission - the act of sending out gas, heat, light, etc
  • Ambition - something that you very much want to do, usually something that is difficult to achieve
  • Harness - to control something
  • Orderly - well arranged or organized
  • Chiefly - mainly
  • Rejuvenation - to make something such as an organization, system, or place good or effective again
  • Contradiction - the fact of something being the complete opposite of something else or very different from something else
  • Conflict - angry disagreement between people or groups
  • Adequate - enough or satisfactory for a particular purpose
  • Informal - not official
  • Egalitarian - supporting a social system in which everyone has equal status and the same money and opportunities
  • Disaster - something very bad that happens and causes a lot of damage or kills a lot of people
  • Resistant - not harmed or affected by something
  • Prefabricated - a prefabricated building is built in sections that can be moved and put together quickly
  • Pursue - if you pursue a plan, activity, or situation, you try to do it or achieve it, usually over a long period of time
  • Vigorous - full of energy, enthusiasm, or determination
  • Liberate - to help someone or something to be free
  • Tyranny - cruel and unfair treatment
  • Agenda - all the things that need to be done

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Kingdom of bonds"

  • Sovereign bonds - bonds issued by governments
  • Emerging - just beginning to exist or be noticed
  • Extricate - to get someone / something out of a difficult or unpleasant situation
  • Sticky situation - difficult or dangerous situation
  • Entrenched - so fixed that they cannot be changed
  • Persistent - lasting for a long time or difficult to get rid of
  • Barrel - in the oil industry, a barrel of oil is equal to 159 litres
  • Consequences - a result of a particular action or situation, often one that is bad or not convenient
  • Revenue - the income that a government or company receives regularly
  • Deficit - the total amount by which money spent is more than money received
  • Precarious - likely to change or become dangerous without warning
  • Pushing down something - to make something lower in level or amount
  • Consequently - as a result
  • Likely - if something is likely, it will probably happen or is expected
  • Arch-rival - the main person, company etc that you compete with in sport, business etc
  • Wage - an amount of money that you earn for working
  • Deputy - someone whose job is the second most important in a department or organization
  • Reform - a change that is intended to correct a situation that is wrong or unfair, or make a system work more effectively
  • Oversubscribed - if something is oversubscribed, people still want to buy things, especially shares or tickets, although all of them are already sold
  • Despite - used for saying that something happens even though something else might have prevented it
  • Yield - to produce something useful such as information or evidence
  • Context - the general situation in which something happens, which helps to explain it
  • Reiterating - say something again or a number of times, typically for emphasis or clarity
  • Peg - an arrangement that keeps a price, amount etc at the same level in relation to something else
  • Riyal - the standard unit of money used in Saudi Arabia and Qatar
  • Notwithstanding - despite something
  • Pose - to present a difficult or dangerous situation
  • Stability - a situation in which things happen as they should and there are no harmful changes
  • Drawing to a close - to end
  • Equitable - fair and reasonable because everyone is treated in the same way
Read Previous Posts of THE HINDU English Vocabulary from here 

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