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oil

oil

/ˈɔɪɫ/
noun
a smooth thick liquid, made from plants or animals and used in cooking

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land

land

/ˈɫænd/
noun
the earth's surface where it is not under water

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computer

computer

/kəmˈpjutɝ/
noun
an electronic device that stores and processes data

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note

note

/ˈnoʊt/
noun
a brief informal written message

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dude

dude

/ˈdud/
noun
a word that we use to call a man
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" You've got a deaf daughter, dude. "

And I'm like... dude.

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enemy

enemy

/ˈɛnəmi/
noun
someone who is against a person, or hates them

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joke

joke

/ˈdʒoʊk/
noun
something a person says that is intended to make others laugh

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peace

peace

/ˈpis/
noun
a period or state where there is no war or violence

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task

task

/ˈtæsk/
noun
a piece of work for someone to do, especially as an assignment

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habit

habit

/ˈhæbət/
noun
something that you regularly do almost without thinking about it, particularly one that is hard to give up or stop doing

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building

building

/ˈbɪɫdɪŋ/
noun
a structure that has a roof and walls, such as a apartment, house, or school

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content

content

/ˈkɑntɛnt/, /kənˈtɛnt/
noun
all the things that are held, included, or contained in something else

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century

century

/ˈsɛntʃɝi/
noun
a period of one hundred years
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Modern framed glasses, suspended from the ears by earpieces, were uncommon until the 19th century.

However, in the 19th century, railroads began to carry people over long distances.

Finally, in the 19th century, the technique of canning was developed.

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decade

decade

/ˈdɛkeɪd/, /dɛˈkeɪd/
noun
ten years of time
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ROOMMATE RESEARCH For decades, residential-life offices have received late-summer telephone calls from worried students and parents.

The aim is to prevent the deaths of millions of children over the next decade.

I've been working with computers for well over a decade since I was a child.

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patient

patient

/ˈpeɪʃənt/
noun
someone who is receiving medical treatment, especially in a hospital or from a doctor

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fan

fan

/ˈfæn/
noun
someone who has a strong admiration or interest for someone or something; a person who admires someone or something

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project

project

/ˈpɹɑdʒɛkt/, /pɹəˈdʒɛkt/
noun
any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted

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plant

plant

/ˈpɫænt/
noun
a living thing that grows in ground or water; usually having leaves, stems, flowers, etc.

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planet

planet

/ˈpɫænət/
noun
a huge round object that moves in an orbit, around the Sun or any other star

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damage

damage

/ˈdæmədʒ/, /ˈdæmɪdʒ/
noun
physical harm done to something

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election

election

/ɪˈɫɛkʃən/
noun
the process in which people choose a person or group of people for a position, particularly a political one, by voting for them

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reality

reality

/ˌɹiˈæɫəˌti/
noun
the true state of the world and the true nature of things, in contrast to what is imagined or thought
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It's time for political and economic leadership to wake up to this new reality.

And the reality is that it's not always accessible, unfortunately.

The reality is is that the world isn’t accessible to disabled people.

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device

device

/dɪˈvaɪs/
noun
a machine or tool that is designed for a particular purpose

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table

table

/ˈteɪbəɫ/
noun
a piece of furniture with a flat top and one or more legs, used for eating, writing, etc.

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use

use

/ˈjus/, /ˈjuz/
noun
the state or fact of being used; the action of using something

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