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Glossary: The young and the challenges they face

Spectator College provides readers of The Slovak Spectator who are trying to improve their English with glossaries of useful and frequently used words and expressions from stories published as part of the Spectator College as well as in the rest of the newspaper. As well as this special glossary, which relates to the topic The young and the challenges they face, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

Spectator College provides readers of The Slovak Spectator who are trying to improve their English with glossaries of useful and frequently used words and expressions from stories published as part of the Spectator College as well as in the rest of the newspaper. As well as this special glossary, which relates to the topic The young and the challenges they face, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

abandonment - opustenie
abroad - zahraničie
acknowledge - pripustiť
adulthood - dospelosť
affordable - dostupné
agile - čulý
achieve - dosiahnuť
among - medzi
attribute - atribút
availability - dostupnosť
average - priemer
based on - na základe
both - obaja
burden - bremeno
conceptual housing policies - koncepčné politiky bývania
consenquence - dôsledok
considerable - značný
current - súčasný
decision - rozhodnutie
definitely - rozhodne
delay - oneskorenie
demand - dopyt
disputable - sporný
distinguish - rozlíšiť
drive - nápor
edge - hrana
enough - dosť
establish - stanoviť
explain - vysvetliť
face - čeliť
female - žena
financial stimuli - finančné stimuly
follow - nasledovať
gap - medzera
graduate - absolvent
hesitant - váhavý
household - domácnosť
immensely - ohromne
impact - dopad
inability - neschopnosť
include - obsahovať
income - príjem
independence - nezávislosť
initial capital - vstupný kapitál
involve - zahŕňať
issue - otázka, téma
labour market - pracovný trh
lack - nedostatok
lecturer - prednášajúci
loan - pôžička
maintain - udržiavať
male - muž
maturity - zrelosť
misleading - zavádzajúce
mortgage - hypotéka
move out - odsťahovať sa
multi-generational - multi-generačný
municipality - obec
observer - pozorovateľ
obtain - získať
parental leave - rodičovská dovolenka
percentage - percento
perhaps - možno
possess - vlastniť
poverty - chudoba
predictability - predvídateľnosť
rather - skôr, radšej
reason - dôvod
recently - nedávno
reluctance - neochota
rented flat - nájomný byt
research - výskum
responsibility - zodpovednosť
rural area - vidiecka oblasť
salary - plat
shifting - presunutie
similar - podobné
sociologist - sociológ
sufficiently - dostatočne
suggest - naznačiť
supply - dodať
tackle - vysporiadať sa
tempt - pokúšať
term - podmienka
threat - ohrozenie
unemployment rate -miera nezamestnanosti
wage - mzda
work habits - pracovné návyky
yielding - poddajný

This glossary is published as part of Spectator College, a programme created by The Slovak Spectator with the support of Sugarbooks, a distributor of foreign language books.

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