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Glossary: The limits of the tabloid media

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 limits of the tabloid media, 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 limits of the tabloid media, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

adverse - nepriaznivý
airtime - vysielací čas
amount - množstvo
announce - oznámiť
appear - objaviť sa
arm - pobočka
assess - posúdiť
at the expense (of) - na úkor
attention - pozornosť
audience - publikum
authority - úrad
ban - zákaz
basic - základný
belong - patriť
bid - snaha
broadcaster - vysielateľ
causality - kauzalita
condition - stav, podmienka
content - obsah
corrupt - kaziť
council - rada
custom - zvyk
dealing - jednanie
deep - hlboký
degree - stupeň
department - úrad
depict - zobraziť
development - rozvoj
dignity - dôstojnosť
disadvantage - nevýhoda
disdain - pohŕdanie
dishonour - ponížiť/zneuctiť
due to - kvôli
enhance - zvýšiť
entertainment - zábava
extensive - rozsiahly
face - čeliť
fine - pokuta
freshness - sviežosť
goal - cieľ
hefty - statný
chill - mráz
impose - uložiť
in association - v súvislosti
include - obsahovať
inconsistent - nedôsledný
initiate - začať
intend - zamýšľať
introduction - úvod
investigation - vyšetrovanie
judge - sudca
lack - nedostatok
libel - nactiutrhanie
limit - obmedziť
negligent - povrchný
norm - norma
opining - vyjadriť názor
overall - celkový
penalty - trest
penetration - prienik
perhaps - možno
pillar - pilie
prime time - hlav. vysielací čas
prompt - nabádať
proper - riadny
propose - navrhnúť
(criminal) prosecution -
trestné stíhanie
prosecutor - žalobca
provide - poskytnúť
provision - ustanovenie
reduce - znížiť
regulate - regulovať
retransmission -
prenos, retransmisia
right - právo
screening - premietanie
script - scenár
seek - pokúšať sa
several - niekoľko
sharp - ostrý
spine - chrbtica
stand out - vynikať
strict - prísny
subject - predmet
suggest - navrhnúť
tabloid - bulvár/bulvárny
tend - mať tendenciu
threat - ohrozenie
treat - zaobchádzať
unsuitable - nevhodný
via - cez
violate - porušiť
visual - vizuál
watchdog - strážny pes
way - spôsob
witness - svedok

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