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1

acquire

get

obtain

gain

The team acquired three new players this year.

  • elde etmek
  • edinmek

2

commitment

promise

pledge

We've got commitments from several charities to donate food and clothing.

  • taahhüt
  • üstlenme
  • vaat
  • söz

3

formal

conventional
traditional

Because the boss is a rather formal person, people in the office never call him by his first name or try to joke with him.

  • resmi
  • geleneksel
  • resmî ve soğuk tavırlı

4

fragment

small part

small piece

I could only hear fragments of their conversation.

parça

kırıntı

küçük parça

5

fundamental

basic

essential

rudimentary

The Constitution ensures our fundamental rights.

  • temel
  • asıl
  • esas
  • ana
  • başlıca

6

precede

come before

go before

happen before

Do you think that friendship precedes love in a relationship? Or does love come first?

  • ...dan/den önce gelmek
  • ...dan/den önce olmak
  • önden gelmek

7

resent

begrudge
feel angry about
feel injured by

He resented his boss for making him work late.

  • içerlemek
  • kırılmak
  • alınmak
  • teessüf etmek

8

solemn

serious
earnest

The group of laughing children became solemn when they heard that their friend had been injured.

  • ciddi
  • ağırbaşlı

9

spite

malice
maliciousness
ill will

In my opinion, spread cruel lies out of pure spite.

  • kin
  • garez
  • nispet

10

symbolize

represent
be a symbol of
stand for

During World War II, holding two fingers up in a V stood for victory; during the 1960s, it symbolized peace.

  • simgelemek
  • sembolize etmek