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English Words With Pronunciation

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  76  advocacy: (n.)  /'ædvəkəsi/ 

🔸Advocacy is the act of supporting or recommending something. 
🔹"Janine's strong advocacy for the event made people want to attend." 





77 advocate: (v.)  /'ædvəkeɪt/ 
🔸To advocate a plan or idea is to support or suggest it in public. 
🔹"The group advocated increased spending on education and schools." 



78  aerial: (adj.)  /'eriəl/ 
🔸When something is aerial, it relates to being in the air or flying. 
🔹"The aerial photographer took pictures from the air balloon." 



79  aesthetic / (US also) esthetic: (adj.)  /es'θetɪk/ 
🔸If something is aesthetic, then it is concerned with a love of beauty. 
🔹"The dresses were noteworthy for their aesthetic design." 



80 affair: (n.)  /ə'fer/ 
🔸An affair is an event or a thing that happened. 
🔹"My wife and I attended a formal affair over the weekend." 



81  affect: (v.)  /ə'fekt/ 
🔸To affect someone or something is to have an influence over them. 
🔹"The student's poor attitude affected the other students in the class." 



82  affection: (n.)  /ə'fek∫n/ 
🔸Affection is a feeling of liking someone or something. 
🔹"Amanda has a lot of affection for her little sister Sarah." 


83  affirm: (v.)  /ə'fɜ:rm/ 
🔸To affirm is to say that something is true. 
🔹"Using a graph, Malcolm affirmed the success of the company." 



84  afflicted: (adj.)  /ə'flɪktɪd/ 
🔸Afflicted means to suffer physically or mentally. 
🔹"He was afflicted by pain in his right arm." 


85  affluent: (adj.)  /'æfluənt/ 
🔸If someone is affluent, they are wealthy. 
🔹"People in the city are usually more affluent than people in the country." 



86  afford: (v.)  /ə'fɔ:rd/ 
🔸To afford something means you have enough money to pay for it. 
🔹"I've been saving my money, so I can afford to buy a new bike." 


87  afraid: (adj.)  /ə'freɪd/ 
🔸When someone is afraid, they feel fear. 
🔹"The woman was afraid of what she saw." 



88  against: (prep.)  /ə'genst/ 
🔸To be against something is to be touching it or opposed to it. 
🔹"They both leaned against the wall." 



89  agency: (n.)  /'eɪdʒənsi/ 
🔸An agency is a business or service set up to act for others. 
🔹"I went to a travel agency to help me arrange a flight home." 




90  aggregate: (adj.)  /'ægrɪgət/ 
🔸When a number is aggregate, it is made up of smaller amounts added together. 
🔹"The company totaled its aggregate sales for the entire year." 



91  aggression: (n.)  /ə'gre∫n/ 
🔸Aggression is behavior that is mean or violent to others. 
🔹"The problem was only made worse by Mark's aggression." 



92  aggressive: (adj.)  /ə'gresɪv/ 
🔸If someone is aggressive, then they constantly want to fight. 
🔹"Nobody liked to play games with him because he was always too aggressive." 


93  agree: (v.)  /ə'gri:/ 
🔸To agree is to say “yes” or to think the same way. 
🔹"A: The food is very good in that restaurant." 
    "B: I agree with you." 


94  agriculture: (n.)  /'ægrɪkʌlt∫ər/ 
🔸Agriculture is the growing of food and animals. 
🔹"The farmer studied agriculture in college." 



95  ahead: (prep.)  /ə'hed/ 
🔸If something is ahead of something else, it is in front of it. 
🔹"The blue car drove an ahead of us." 



96 aid: (v.)  /eɪd/ 
🔸To aid someone is to help them when they need something. 
🔹"The doctor aided the boy after his accident." 


97  ail: (v.)  /eɪl/ 
🔸To ail a person or group is to cause difficulty or pain. 
🔹"My brother went to the doctor to see what was ailing him." 


98  aim: (n.)  /eɪm/ 
🔸An aim is a goal someone wants to make happen. 
🔹"My aim is to become a helicopter pilot." 


99  aircraft: (n.)  /'erkræft/ (plural aircraft) 
🔸An aircraft is a vehicle that flies in the sky, such as an airplane or helicopter. 
🔹"At the museum in the airport, you can see a lot of old aircraft." 



100  airway: (n.)  /'erweɪ/ 
🔸An airway is the passage by which air reaches a person's lungs. 
🔹"Since he was sick, mucus would occasionally get stuck in his airway."