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Glossary: Australia – where multiculturalism works

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 article Australia – where multiculturalism works, 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 article Australia – where multiculturalism works, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

absorb - absorbovať
adjustment - nastavenie
against the odds - proti presile, protivenstvám
approximately - približne
asset - aktívum
assimilate - asimilovať
associate professor - docent
Aussie accent - austrálsky prízvuk
be surrounded by - byť obklopený
bi-monthly - dvojmesačník
broadcast - prenos, vysielanie
catch up with - dohnať
circumstance - okolnosť
cohesion - súdržnosť
confess - priznať
cuisine - kuchyňa
culinary - kuchársky
daunting - skľučujúci
deny - poprieť
departure - odchod
despite - napriek
dinner dance - tanečný večer
diverse - rozmanitý
diversity - rozmanitosť
dominant feature - dominanta, dôležitý znak
dreamtime - mytologická éra stvorenie sveta
embrace - prijať
emphasise - zdôrazniť
enlightening - poučný
escape - uniknúť
establishment - zriadenie, založenie
except for - až na
ex-patriot - vysťahovalec
extend - rozšíriť
fabulous - skvelý
ferry - trajekt
finishing line - cieľová čiara
fireworks - ohňostroj
fit in - zapadnúť medzi
fleet - flotila
flow cytometry - prietoková cytometria
fluently - plynulo
for the most part - z veľkej časti
heritage - dedičstvo
highlight - zdôrazniť
homeland - vlasť
challenge - vyzvať, výzva
ill-respected - zle rešpektovaná
indigenous history - domorodá história
lack of interaction - nedostatok interakcie
learn a lesson - poučiť sa
major city - dôležité mesto
mature - zrelý
ongoing - prebiehajúci
pass - plynúť (čas)
precinct - okres
prospective - budúci
realise - uvedomovať si, uvedomiť si
refugee - utečenec
relocate - presťahovať sa
roots - korene
sample - vzorka
share - podiel
smoked pork hock - údené bravčové koleno
soccer match - futbalový zápas
sporadically - sporadicky
spouse - manželka
suitable - vhodný
ties - väzby
uprooting - vykorenenie
value - hodnota
vast wilderness - rozsiahla divočina
welcoming - ústretový, prívetivý
zealot - fanatik

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