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Glossary: Sellers have to do more than just sell books

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 Sellers have to do more than just sell books, 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 Sellers have to do more than just sell books, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

accidentally - náhodou
accompanying -
sprevádzajúci
advantageous - výhodný
affect - postihnúť/ovplyvniť
aim - cieľ
amount - množstvo
assume - predpokladať
at the expense - Na úkor
attention - pozornosť
availability - dostupnosť
behaviour - správanie
bookcase - knižnica
bookstore - kníhkupectvo
boost - podpora
brick - tehla
brick and mortar bookstore - kamenné kníhkupectvo
café - kaviareň
careful - starostlivý
commodity - tovar
compare - porovnať
concern - záležitosť
confirm - potvrdiť
contain - obsahovať
content - obsah
counterparts - náprotivok
coverage - pokrytie
customer - zákazník
decrease - zníženie
demand - dopyt
derive - odvodiť
designate - určiť
device - zariadenie
director - riaditeľ
disappear - zmiznúť
diversification -
diverzifikácia
download - stiahnuť
e-book - elektronická kniha
effort - úsilie
entire - celý
environment - prostredie
equal - rovný
estimate - odhad
expansive - expanzívna
expect - očakávať
feeble - chabý/rozpačitý
folk - ľudový
font - písmo
frequent - častý
hold events -
usporiadať podujatia
impact - účinok/dopad
lack - nedostatok
loaning - požičiavanie
lure - lákať
marginal - okrajový
matter - záležitosť
mortar - malta
numerous - početný
offer - ponuka
particular - konkrétny
pleasant - príjemný
pressure - tlak
progress - pokrok
provide - poskytnúť
publishing rights -
vydavateľské práva
purchasing power -
kúpna sila
reach - dosiahnuť
reason - dôvod
relatively - pomerne
remain - zostať
run - beh
sales - tržby
shelf - polica
significant - významný
stock - sklad
struggle - zápasiť
suggest - navrhnúť
survive - prežiť
symbiosis - symbióza
timing - načasovanie
treat - zaobchádzať
turnover - obrat
upcoming - nadchádzajúce
vacation - dovolenka
various - rôzny

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