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March 22, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 22nd March 2017

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 22nd March 2017.  Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Growth by merger: On the Vodafone-Idea deal"

  • Merger - the process of combining two companies or organizations to form a bigger one
  • Adage - a well-known phrase that says something about life and human experience
  • Joint venture - a business or business activity that two or more people or companies work on together
  • Behemoth - something that is extremely large and often extremely powerful
  • Proposed - offered formally as an idea or plan
  • Resurrect - to bring back something into use or existence that had disappeared or ended
  • Flagging - becoming weaker
  • Brutal - extreme and unpleasant
  • Testament - proof
  • Ravage - to cause great damage to something
  • Heightened - increased
  • Downsize - if you downsize a company or organization, you make it smaller by reducing the number of people working for it
  • Outweighed - to be greater or more important than something else
  • Extent - the size and importance of a problem or situation
  • Win-win - a win-win situation or result is one that is good for everyone who is involved
  • Vault - to suddenly put someone in a successful or important position
  • Subscriber - someone who pays money in order to receive something regularly
  • Consummation - the act of making something complete or perfect
  • Stake - a share or a financial involvement in something such as a business
  • Acquiring - to get something
  • Firm - a company or business
  • Substantial - large in size, value, or importance
  • Synergy - the combined power of a group of things when they are working together that is greater than the total power achieved by each working separately
  • Expenditure - money spent by a government, organization, or person
  • Evolving - developing
  • Amid - in the middle of or surrounded by
  • Tariff - a list of the prices charged
  • Ambitious - having a strong wish to be successful, powerful, or rich
  • Nevertheless - despite what has just been said or referred to
  • End up - to finally be in a particular place or situation
  • Adequate - enough or satisfactory for a particular purpose
  • Staunch - to stop something happening
  • Escalating - increasing
  • Bidding - the act of offering to pay a particular amount of money for something, by different people
  • Prospect - the idea of something that will or might happen in the future
  • Arbitral - related to the official process of trying to settle a disagreement between two people or groups by considering all the facts and opinions
  • Dating back - to be made or begun at a particular time in the past
  • Significant - important or noticeable
  • Tip your hand - if you tip your hand, you say what you are going to do or what you believe when you have been keeping it secret
  • Regulatory - controlling
  • Hampering - to prevent someone doing something easily
  • Exacerbated - to make a problem become worse

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Managing Manipur: On the importance of a stable government"

  • Stable - not changing frequently and not likely to suddenly become worse
  • Coalition - a temporary union of different political parties that agree to form a government together
  • Circumstance - a fact or condition that affects a situation
  • Ethnic - relating to a particular race of people
  • Strife - violent or angry disagreement
  • Insurgency - an occasion when a group of people attempt to take control of their country by force
  • Cohesive - the situation when the members of a group or society are united
  • Understated - not trying to attract attention or impress people
  • Verdict - an official judgment
  • Majority - in an election, the difference in the number of votes between the winning person or group and the one that comes second
  • Crucial - extremely important or necessary
  • Manoeuvre - a movement or set of movements needing skill and care
  • Undertake - to do or begin to do something, especially something that will take a long time or be difficult
  • For instance - for example
  • Reportedly - according to what many people say
  • Undue - to a level that is more than is necessary, acceptable, or reasonable
  • Haste - great speed in doing something because of limited time
  • Despite - used for saying that something happens even though something else might have prevented it
  • Inexplicably - unable to be explained or understood
  • Legislator - a member of a group of people who together have the power to make laws
  • Ascertained - to make certain of something
  • Contradiction - the fact of something being the complete opposite of something else or very different from something else, so that one of them must be wrong
  • So far - until now
  • Aspiring - someone who is trying to become successful in specific field (here politics)
  • Tactic - a planned way of doing something
  • Outgoing - leaving a job
  • Tenure - the period of time during which someone has an important job or is an elected official
  • Blockade - the situation in which a country or place is surrounded by soldiers or ships to stop people or goods from going in or out
  • Called off - to decide that a planned event, will not happen, or to end an activity because it is no longer useful or possible
  • Tripartite - involving three people or organizations, or existing in three parts
  • Reiterate - to say something again, once or several times
  • Negotiations - the process of discussing something with someone in order to reach an agreement with them, or the discussions themselves
  • Drastic - a drastic action or change has a very big effect
  • Predecessor - someone who had a job or a position before someone else
  • Bifurcate - to divide into two parts
  • Integrity - the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles that you refuse to change
  • Adherent - a person who strongly supports a particular person, principle, or set of ideas
  • Disenchanted - no longer believing in the value of something, especially having learned of the problems with it
  • Regime - a government that controls a country, especially in a strict or unfair way

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