Lifestyles

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Vocabulary for IELTS (General) - Lesson 30

Vocabulary for IELTS (General)
bohemianadjective

following an unconventional lifestyle, typically being involved in arts

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drifter
drifternoun

a person who moves from place to place, without a permanent job or place of residence

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free spiritnoun

a person who lives life independently and not according to the norms or customs of the society

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hippienoun

a person who is associated with a subculture of rejecting social conventions and opposing violence, especially in 1960s

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nomadnoun

a member of the community that moves from place to place with their livestock rather than residing in one place

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austereadjective

describing a lifestyle that is simple without being enjoyable or pleasing

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enclosedadjective

(of a community or lifestyle) lacking communication with the outside world

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inactive
inactiveadjective

not engaging in physical activity or exercise

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livingnoun

the particular way someone lives

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outdoorsyadjective

related to or fond of outdoor activities

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rootlessadjective

having no home or not belonging to any particular community

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privateadjective

used by or belonging to only a particular individual, group, institution, etc.

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settledadjective

being comfortable and content with the home, lifestyle, etc. that someone has

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socialadjective

being fond of living with other people

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suburban
suburbanadjective

in, relating to, or characteristic of a suburb

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lifestylenoun

a type of life a person or group is living

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existencenoun

a particular way of living

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way of lifenoun

a code of conduct typical to a person or group

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living standardsnoun

the amount of wealth and the level of welfare that an individual or group enjoys

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standard of livingnoun

the level of wealth, welfare, etc., available to an individual, group, country, etc.

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to drop outverb

to stop going to school, university, or college before finishing one's studies

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to followverb

to act according to standards and customs

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to leadverb

to experience a particular kind of life

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to settleverb

to follow a more secure and stable lifestyle with a permanent job and home

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traditionnoun

an established way of thinking or doing something among a specific group of people

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mannersnoun

the behaviors and customs particular to a society

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to practiseverb

to do something such as a habit, custom, etc. routinely

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regulationadjective

in accordance with the established rules, customs, etc.

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memenoun

a cultural feature that is passed from one generation to another based on imitation and not genetic inheritance

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rolling stonenoun

a person who follows an unsettled way of life with no permanent job or home

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New Ageadjective

based on or connected with alternative approaches to spirituality, medicine, etc. and refusing to accept the Western standard and mainstream culture

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all-Americanadjective

having all the positive qualities that are considered to be American, such as being healthy or working hard

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to grow intoverb

to develop gradually and become a particular type of person or thing

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when in Romephrase

used to say when someone is in an unfamiliar situation, they should behave as other people do

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customnoun

a way of behaving or of doing something that is widely accepted in a society or among a specific group of people

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