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August 06, 2018

6th August 2018 Hindu Editorial Vocabulary - PDF Download

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Hai Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu News Paper dated 6th August 2018. Happy reading :)

Note : There were no editorials in THE HINDU on 5th August 2018 (Sunday)

Download PDF Version of Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 6th August 2018 from HERE

  • Change gears - to start to work or develop in a different way
  • Amendment - a change made to a law or agreement
  • Opposition - strong disagreement with a plan or policy
  • Transport - the business of moving people or things from one place to another, usually using buses or trains
  • Archaic - old and no longer used
  • Lacking - if something important or useful is lacking, it does not exist or is not available
  • Provision - a part of an agreement or law that deals with a particular problem
  • Lacunae - empty spaces where something is missing
  • Address - to give attention to or to deal with a matter or problem
  • Ensure - to make certain that something happens or is done
  • Orderly - well arranged or organized
  • Perceive - to understand or think about something in a particular way
  • Competence - the ability to do something in a satisfactory or effective way
  • Concurrent - happening or done at the same time
  • Concern - something that you think is important
  • Empower - to give someone more control over their life or more power to do something
  • Inter-State - existing or taking place between states
  • Rural - relating to the countryside, or in the countryside
  • Mobility - the ability to travel from one place to another
  • Federal - a federal country or system is one in which individual states make their own laws, but a national government is responsible for areas such as defence and foreign policy
  • Amorphous - having no fixed form or shape
  • Vested interest - a special reason for wanting things to happen in a particular way, because you will benefit from this
  • Exploit - to treat someone unfairly in order to get some benefit for yourself
  • Transparency - the quality of being done in an open way without secrets
  • Regulatory - a regulatory organization or company controls an activity, process, or industry
  • Bottleneck - a specific problem in part of a process, that causes delays to the whole process
  • Entrant - someone who enters a competition or examination
  • Keep pace with - to develop or progress at the same rate as something else
  • Yielding - producing a lot or a little of something
  • Equitable - fair and reasonable because everyone is treated in the same way
  • Framework - a set of principles, ideas etc that you use when you are forming your decisions and judgments
  • Benchmark - an amount, level, standard etc that you can use for judging how good or bad other things are
  • Well-run - a well-run organization is managed in an effective way
  • Imperative - extremely important and urgent
  • Foster - to help something to develop over a period of time
  • Aspect - a particular part, feature, or quality of something
  • Curb - to control or limit something that is harmful
  • Institutionalised - happening often or considered normal within an organization or within society
  • Enhance - to improve something
  • Violation - an action that is in opposition to a law, agreement, principle etc
  • Harassment - annoying or unpleasant behaviour towards someone that takes place regularly, for example threats, offensive remarks, or physical attacks
  • Zero tolerance - a policy of punishing people for even very minor offences by using the law in a very strict way
  • Escalate - to increase, especially at a fast rate that causes problems
  • Harness - to control something
  • Monitoring - to regularly check something or watch someone in order to find out what is happening
  • Determine - to control what something will be
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Brexit troubles"
  • Brexit - an exit (= act of leaving) by the United Kingdom from the European Union (short for "British exit")
  • Chequers - the official country home of the British prime minister
  • Desperate - very worried and angry because you do not know how to deal with an unpleasant situation
  • Lobby - an action such as a protest or meeting which is intended to influence politicians
  • Emerge - to become known
  • Retreat - to avoid a dangerous, unpleasant, or embarrassing situation, especially by moving away from it
  • Scrape through - to succeed in doing something, but not in a very impressive way
  • The House of Commons - the part of the parliament in the UK or Canada that consists of politicians who have been elected by the people
  • Colleague - someone who works in the same organization or department as you
  • Negotiator - someone who tries to help two groups who disagree to reach an agreement with each other, usually as a job
  • Backstop - something that can be used to solve problems after everything else has been tried
  • Vague - not clearly or fully explained
  • Pour cold water - if someone pours cold water on a plan or idea, they criticize it so much that people lose their enthusiasm for it
  • Core - the most important or most basic part of something
  • Tariff - a tax that a government charges on goods that enter or leave their country
  • Inextricably - used for emphasizing that two things always exist together and you cannot separate them or consider them as separate
  • Customs - a government department that collects taxes on goods that people bring into a country
  • Throw a spanner in the works - to do something that suddenly stops a process or plan
  • Unlikely - not likely to happen
  • Divergent - things that are divergent are different from each other
  • Summit - a meeting or series of meetings between leaders of two or more countries
  • Crash out - to be badly defeated so that you have to leave a competition

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