Argument and Agreement

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Vocabulary for IELTS (General) - Lesson 7

Vocabulary for IELTS (General)
howeveradverb

used to indicate contrast or contradiction

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firstlyadverb

used to introduce the first fact, reason, etc.

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furthermoreadverb

in addition to what has just been stated; besides

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moreoveradverb

used to support or add to what one has just said by giving new or more information

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neverthelessadverb

despite what has just been said

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to consider
to considerverb

to think or believe in a particular way

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agreedadjective

having the same opinion about something

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to confirmverb

to show or say that something is the case, particularly by providing proof

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to negotiateverb

to discuss the terms of an agreement or try to reach one

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to resolveverb

to find an acceptable solution to a disagreement or difficulty

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persuasiveadjective

capable of persuading others to do or believe something particular

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termsnoun

the conditions included in a contract or agreement

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understandingnoun

an informal agreement that may be unspoken

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acceptancenoun

the act of agreeing with a belief, idea, statement, etc. and taking it as true

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alliance
alliancenoun

an association between countries, organizations, political parties, etc. in order to achieve common interests

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to appealverb

to officially ask a higher court to review and reverse the decision made by a lower court

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to collaborateverb

to work with someone else in order to create something or reach the same goal

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to concedeverb

to admit defeat in a competition, election, etc.

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to consentverb

to give someone permission to do something or to agree to do it

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to cooperateverb

to work with other people in order to achieve a common goal

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to interveneverb

to intentionally become involved in a difficult situation in order to improve it or prevent it from getting worse

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to submitverb

to accept the control, authority, or superiority of someone or something; to agree to something for this reason

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treatynoun

an official agreement between two or more governments or states

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trucenoun

an agreement according to which enemies or opponents stop fighting each other for a specific period of time; the period of time that such agreement lasts

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agreementnoun

a promise, an arrangement, or a contract between two or more people

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to persuadeverb

to make a person do something by giving them a good reason why they should do it

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to encourageverb

to provide someone with support, hope, or confidence

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to convinceverb

to make someone feel certain about the truth of something

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discussionnoun

a conversation with someone about a serious subject

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to coaxverb

to persuade by being kind and gentle

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althoughconjunction

despite what has just been said

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in addition tophrase

as well; used when we want to add an extra piece of information

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despitepreposition

not being affected or prevented by something

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