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result

result

/ɹiˈzəɫt/, /ɹɪˈzəɫt/
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something that is caused by something else

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tree

tree

/ˈtɹi/
noun
a very tall plant with branches and leaves, that can live a long time

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field

field

/ˈfiɫd/
noun
an area of activity or a subject of study

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button

button

/ˈbətən/
noun
a small, round object, usually made of plastic or metal, sewn onto a piece of clothing and used for fastening two parts together

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office

office

/ˈɔfɪs/
noun
a building or a room or set of rooms in which people work, usually at their desks

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ability

ability

/əˈbɪɫəˌti/
noun
the fact that one is able or possesses the necessary skills or means to do something
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Schools usually fail to accurately assess the abilities of autistic children because classroom tasks are not appropriate for them.

Scientists use the term "autism spectrum" to refer to the range of abilities that autistic people display.

To learn about his own mind-reading abilities, Johnson takes a famous test devised by the British psychologist Simon Baron-Cohen.

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goal

goal

/ˈɡoʊɫ/
noun
our purpose or desired result

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disease

disease

/dɪˈziz/
noun
an illness in a human, animal, or plant that affects health
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Nearly 200 years later, scientists learned that bacteria were linked to many of the terrible diseases that humans suffered from.

Tooth loss was common among our early ancestors due to accidents, infection, and disease.

People did not know that bacteria caused infections and diseases.

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research

research

/ˈɹisɝtʃ/, /ɹiˈsɝtʃ/
noun
a careful and systematic study of a subject to discover new facts or information about it

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narrator

narrator

/ˈnɛɹeɪtɝ/
noun
the person who tells the story in a novel, poem, etc.

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record

record

/ˈɹɛkɝd/, /ɹəˈkɔɹd/, /ɹɪˈkɔɹd/
noun
the best performance or result, or the highest or lowest level that has ever been reached, especially in sport

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role

role

/ˈɹoʊɫ/
noun
the part or character that an actor plays in a movie or play
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The robes identify the judges' role in the courtroom and symbolize their authority to administer justice.

Narcissists believe that the role of other people is to satisfy their needs and to admire them.

There is strong agreement that genes, the carriers of inherited traits, play a role in autism.

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list

list

/ˈɫɪst/
noun
a series of written or printed names or items, typically one below the other

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pressure

pressure

/ˈpɹɛʃɝ/
noun
the action of forcing, persuading, or intimidating someone into doing something

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season

season

/ˈsizən/
noun
each of the four periods of the year; spring, summer, autumn, or winter

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bunch

bunch

/ˈbəntʃ/
noun
a group of people, often with something in common

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development

development

/dɪˈvɛɫəpmənt/
noun
a process or state in which something becomes more advanced, stronger, etc.

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choice

choice

/ˈtʃɔɪs/
noun
an act of deciding on something between two things or more

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fight

fight

/ˈfaɪt/
noun
a situation that involves violent action in physical form

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paper

paper

/ˈpeɪpɝ/
noun
the thin sheets on which one can write, draw, or print things, also used as wrapping material

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police

police

/pəˈɫis/
noun
the organization that is meant to protect people against crime and stops criminals; the people who work for this organization

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tool

tool

/ˈtuɫ/
noun
something such as a hammer, saw, etc. that is held in the hand and used for a specific job

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star

star

/ˈstɑɹ/
noun
(astronomy) a shining point found in large numbers in the night sky

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production

production

/pɝˈdəkʃən/, /pɹəˈdəkʃən/, /pɹoʊˈdəkʃən/
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the act of making something using raw materials or different components; the process of being made in this way

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emotion

emotion

/ˈiˌmoʊʃən/, /ɪˈmoʊʃən/
noun
a strong feeling such as love, anger, etc.
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When most people try to decode the emotion in a pair of eyes, their amygdalae light up.

And we often let emotion affect our judgment.

What do I know of tastes, ideas, emotions?' '

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