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March 19, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 18th March 2017

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 18th March 2017. You can click on the Titles to read the Editorials. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "National health policy 2017: A road map for health"

  • Road Map - a plan for how to achieve something
  • Affordable - cheap enough for ordinary people to afford
  • Nudge - to make someone to do something
  • Incidence - an event, or the rate at which something happens
  • Non-communicable - that cannot be passed from one person to another
  • Diabetes - a disease in which the body cannot control the level of sugar in the blood
  • Bring up the rear - to be the last in a group
  • Laggardly - slow to do something or slow to make progress
  • Deficiency -  a state of not having, or not having enough, of something that is needed
  • Glaring - used to say that something bad is very obvious
  • Lacunae - an empty space where something is missing
  • Initiative - a new plan or process to achieve something or solve a problem
  • Unlikely - not likely to happen
  • Abysmal - bad or low quality
  • Deploy - to move people (here doctors) to a place where they can be used when they are needed
  • Infant - a baby or a very young child
  • Mortality - the number of deaths within a particular society and within a particular period of time
  • Maternal - relating to being a mother
  • Exceed - to be greater than a number or amount, or to go past an allowed limit
  • Inevitable - certain to happen and unable to be avoided or prevented
  • Outpatient - a person who goes to a hospital for treatment, but who does not stay any nights there
  • Inpatient - a person who goes into hospital to receive medical care, and stays there one or more nights while they are being treated
  • Accountability - a situation in which someone is responsible for things that happen and can give a satisfactory reason for them
  • Regulatory - controlling
  • Accreditation - official approval, esp. in order to maintain satisfactory standards
  • Oversight - a mistake made because of a failure to notice something
  • Backdoor - relating to something that is done secretly or in a way that is not direct or honest
  • Backed - supported
  • Mandatory - something that is mandatory must be done, or is demanded by law
  • Accredited - officially recognized or approved
  • Prevailing - existing in a particular place or at a particular time
  • Asymmetry - the quality of being different or strange
  • Footing - the basic conditions in which something operates or develops
  • Robust - strong
  • Fragmented - consisting of several separate parts
  • Reconcile - to find a way in which two situations or beliefs that are opposed to each other can agree and exist together
  • Out-of-pocket - used about money that you have to spend yourself rather than having it paid for you, for example by your employer or insurance company
  • Diagnostic - used for finding out what physical or mental problem someone has

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Netherlands elections: Beyond the vote"

  • Populist - representing or relating to the ideas and opinions of ordinary people
  • Rival - a person, group, etc. competing with others for the same thing or in the same area
  • Elsewhere - in or to another place or other places
  • Sweep - to quickly spread through and influence an area
  • Relentlessly - continuing in a severe or extreme way
  • Belied - to show something to be false, or to hide something such as an emotion
  • Retained - to keep or continue to have something
  • Primacy - the state of being the most important thing
  • Migrant - someone who travels to another place or country in order to find work
  • Proportional - if two amounts are proportional, they change at the same rate so that the relationship between them does not change
  • Bicameral - a bicameral parliament consists of two separate groups of people involved in making laws
  • Coalition - the joining together of different political parties or groups for a particular purpose, usually for a limited time, or a government that is formed in this way
  • Inevitable - certain to happen and unable to be avoided or prevented
  • Campaign - a planned group of especially political, business, or military activities that are intended to achieve a particular aim
  • Referendum - a vote in which all the people in a country or an area are asked to give their opinion about or decide an important political or social question
  • Consolidate - to become, or cause something to become, stronger, and more certain
  • Spectacle - an unusual or unexpected event or situation that attracts attention, interest, or disapproval
  • Addressing - speaking to someone (group)
  • Notable - important and deserving attention, because of being very good or interesting
  • Pro - supporting or approving of something
  • Refugee -  a person who has escaped from their own country for political, religious, or economic reasons or because of a war
  • Populism - politics that represents the interests and opinions of ordinary people
  • Tolerance - willingness to accept behaviour and beliefs that are different from your own, although you might not agree with or approve of them
  • Empathy - the ability to share someone else's feelings or experiences by imagining what it would be like to be in that person's situation
  • Precipitous - if a reduction or increase is precipitous, it is fast or great
  • Decline - to gradually become less, worse, or lower
  • Stitch something together - to create or form something quickly or roughly
  • Navigate - to deal effectively with a complicated situation
  • Turbulent - involving a lot of sudden changes, arguments, or violence
  • Legitimate - reasonable and acceptable
  • Concern - a worried or nervous feeling about something
  • Austerity - a situation in which economic conditions are bad and people’s living standards fall
  • Immigrant - a person who has come to a different country in order to live there permanently
  • Islamophobia - unreasonable dislike or fear of Muslims or Islam
  • Scapegoating - the act of blaming a person or group for something bad that has happened or that someone else has done
  • Minority - any small group in society that is different from the rest because of their race, religion, or political beliefs
  • Respectable - a respectable amount or quality is large enough or of a good enough standard to be acceptable

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