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September 12, 2018

12th September 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 12th September 2018. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on titles to read Editorials from THE HINDU News Paper

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Avoidable suspense: on Indian-origin FPIs"
  • Avoidable - capable of being prevented
  • FPI - Foreign Portfolio Investor (FPI) [non residents who invest in Indian securities including shares, government bonds, corporate bonds, convertible securities, infrastructure securities etc]
  • Regulatory - a regulatory organization or company controls an activity, process, or industry
  • Seldom - not often
  • Talk tough - to speak in a way that makes other people fear you
  • In the public domain - if something such as information is in the public domain, people in general know about it because it is not secret
  • Intervention - a situation in which someone becomes involved in a particular issue, problem etc in order to influence what happens
  • Booming - increasing or becoming successful and producing a lot of money very quickly
  • Bear-hug - an extremely high offer to buy a company, which shareholders will want management to accept
  • Embattled - experiencing a lot of problems and likely to be defeated or destroyed
  • Diktat - an official rule that people are forced to obey
  • Scrap - to decide not to continue with something such as a plan or an event
  • Disqualify - to not allow someone to do something
  • Back - support
  • Domestic - relating to the country being talked about, and not other countries
  • Overseas - happening or existing in a country across the sea from your country
  • Enhance - to improve something
  • End up - to be in a particular place or state after doing something or because of doing it
  • Impose - to introduce something such as a new law or new system, and force people to accept it
  • Blanket ban - total / complete ban
  • Threshold - a limit at which an arrangement changes
  • Delegate - to give a particular job, duty, right, etc. to someone else so that they do it for you
  • Jurisdiction - the right or power to make legal decisions
  • Custodian - someone who is responsible for something valuable such as money, property, or a collection of works of art
  • Preposterous - extremely unreasonable or silly
  • Irresponsible - done or said without thinking of the possible results of your actions or words
  • Directive - an official order
  • Address - to give attention to or deal with a matter or problem
  • Concern - a feeling of worry about something, especially one that a lot of people have about an important issue
  • NRI - a non-resident Indian: an Indian who lives outside India
  • Ambiguity - something that is not clear because it has more than one possible meaning
  • Majority - most of the people or things in a group
  • Determine - to control what something will be
  • Complying with -to obey a rule or law, or to do what someone asks you to do
  • Breach - to break a law, rule, or agreement
  • Unwind - to begin to relax after you have been working hard or feeling nervous
  • Breathing space - a period of rest from a difficult activity that allows you to get your energy back or try a different solution
  • Curb - to control or limit something that is harmful
  • Round-trip - if you make a round trip, you go on a journey and return to where you started from
  • Conduit - a person, place, or system that is used for passing goods or information from one group of people to another
  • Illicit - not allowed by the law or rules
  • Unwise - not sensible
  • Timely - happening at the most suitable time
  • Dialogue - a process in which two people or groups have discussions in order to solve problems
  • Stakeholder - a person or company that has invested in a business and owns part of it
  • Uncertainty - a nervous feeling that you have because you think bad things might happen
  • About-turn - a big change in your opinion or attitude to something, so that it is almost the opposite of what it was before
  • Enhance - to improve something, or to make it more attractive or more valuable
  • Credibility - qualities that someone has that make people believe or trust them
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "The centre holds: on the Sweden elections"
  • Far right - used to refer to political groups whose opinions are very extreme
  • Shrinking - becoming smaller or less
  • Centrist - not extreme in your political beliefs
  • Echo - to express the ideas or feelings that someone else has expressed
  • Immigrant - someone who comes to live in a country from another country
  • Nordic - someone who is Nordic is from Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, or Iceland
  • Incumbent - someone who has an official position
  • Social democrat - someone who believes in social democracy (relating to society and to people’s lives in general)
  • Emerge - to become known
  • Majority - the number of votes by which a person or party wins an election
  • Razor-thin - a razor-thin difference in amount is very small
  • Minority government - a government in which the main party has more members than any other single party but not more members than all the other parties together
  • Phenomenon - an event or situation that can be seen to happen or exist
  • Democrat - someone who supports democracy as a political system
  • Populist - representing the interests and opinions of ordinary people
  • Immigration - the process in which people enter a country in order to live there permanently
  • Counterpart - someone or something that has the same job or purpose as another person or thing, but in a different country, time, situation, or organization
  • Elsewhere - in or to another place or other places
  • Opinion poll - an attempt to find out what people in general think about a subject by asking some people questions about it
  • Isolation - the state of being separated from other people, or a situation in which you do not have the support of other people
  • Mainstream - considered ordinary or normal and accepted or used by most people
  • Tenable - a tenable situation is sensible or well organized and therefore can continue
  • Shed - to get rid of something that is not wanted or is no longer necessary
  • Refugee - someone who leaves their country, especially during a war or other threatening event
  • Generous - giving people more of your time or money than is usual or expected
  • Welfare - the health and happiness of people
  • Traction - the action of pulling something over a surface, or the type of power used for pulling
  • Stoked - to make a feeling stronger
  • Apparent - easy to see or understand
  • Step down - to leave an official position or job, especially so that someone else can take your place
  • Pragmatic - involving or emphasizing practical results rather than theories and ideas
  • Consensus - agreement among all the people involved
  • Like-minded - like-minded people, groups etc have similar tastes, interests, and opinions
  • Populist - representing the interests and opinions of ordinary people
  • Rhetoric - a style of speaking or writing that is intended to influence people
  • Authoritarian - controlling everything and forcing people to obey strict rules and laws
  • Extremism - a tendency to have beliefs or opinions that are considered to be extremely unreasonable by most people
  • Trigger - to make something happen
  • Pan - all

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