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Glossary: Lobby groups call for more Slovak food

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 Lobby groups call for more Slovak food, 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 Lobby groups call for more Slovak food, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

average - priemerný
bacon - slanina
behaviour - správanie
bit - kúsok
bun - žemľa
cabbage - kapusta
cereals - obilie
consist - pozostávať
contribute - prispieť
crescent-polmesiac
cuisine - kuchyňa
currently - v súčasnej dobe
cylindrical - valcovitý
decline - klesať
derive - odvodiť
design - dizajn
despite - napriek
dessert - dezert
diet - strava
dish - jedlo
dough - cesto
dumplings - knedle, halušky
either or - buď alebo
emerge - objaviť sa
enough - dostatok
estimate - odhad
expect - očakávať
faithful - verný
fee - poplatok
feed - kŕmenie
fermentation - kvasenie
festive - slávnostné
focus - sústrediť
fry - vyprážať
gnocchi - halušky
guiding - vedúci
horseradish - chren
hut - chata
chain - reťaz
chamber - komora
impart - prenášať
indication - označenie
inhabitant - obyvateľ
interest - záujem
introduce - zaviesť
keen - horlivý
knuckle - koleno
legume - strukovina
long-term - dlhodobý
lump - hruda
major - hlavný
maintain - udržiavať
manufacture - vyrobiť
mature - zrelý
mill - mlieť
mince - sekať
mustard - horčica
narrow - úzky
observe - pozorovať
onion - cibuľa
origin - pôvod
pasta - cestoviny
pastry - pečivo
pepper - korenie
pickles - čalamáda
plump - zaoblený
poppyseed - mak
pork - bravčové
promotion - propagácia
rather - skôr
receive - dostať
recognition - uznanie
refer to - odvolávať sa na
rely - spoliehať
resembling - pripomínajúce
respond - zareagovať
retail - maloobchodné
ripened - dozrený
roast - opekať
roll - valec
seasoning - korenie
serve - podávať
shape - tvar
share - podiel
sharp - ostrý
shepherd - pastier
side - príloha
smear - namazať
smoke - údiť
spice - korenie
spread - rozšíriť
steam - para
store - uskladniť
survey - prieskum
turnover - obrat
vanish - zmiznúť
varieties - varianty
walnut - vlašský orech
whip - korbáč
wound - rana

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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