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Glossary: Recreation centres struggle financially

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 Recreation centres struggle financially, 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 Recreation centres struggle financially, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

according - podľa
allegedly - údajne
approximately - približne
attend - zúčastniť sa
authorities - úrady
be willing - byť ochotný
born - narodený
claim - tvrdiť
comprise - zahŕňať
contribution - príspevok
convince - presvedčiť
counterfeit - falzifikát
daily - denník
deadline - lehota/termín
decrease - zníženie
demand - požadovať/dopyt
donate - darovať
drawing money -
čerpanie peňazí
elsewhere - inde
evaluate - posúdiť
fill - vyplniť
fired - vyhodený/prepustený
force - nútiť
fraud - podvod
fraudulent - podvodný
full-timer -
študent dennej formy
fund - financovať
funnel - lievik
gather - zhromaždiť
government - vláda
chairwoman - predsedníčka
impact - dopad
inadequate - nedostačujúce
instead - namiesto toho
intend - zamýšľať
lack - nedostatok
lay off - prepustiť
recreation centre -
centrum voľného času
matter - záležitosť
mayor - starosta
merge - spojiť
moreover - navyše
movement - pohyb
municipality - obec/samospráva
obliged - povinný
occur - objaviť sa
overcome - prekonať
paper work - papierovačky
particularly - najmä
part-time students -
študenti externej formy štúdia
prevent - zabrániť
primary school -
základná škola
private - súkromný
properly - správne
provide - poskytnúť
questionnaire - dotazník
quote - citát/citovať
rarely - zriedka
reason - dôvod
respond - reagovať
result - vyplývať
revenge - pomsta
revision - novela
signature - podpis
significant - významný
since - od/keďže
spokesman - hovorca
stress - prizvukovať/stres
sufficient - dostatočný
supposed to - mal by
survey - prieskum
transparency - priehľadnosť
unpredictable - nepredvídateľný
youth - mládež

This glossary is published as part of Spectator College, a programme created by The Slovak Spectator with the support of Union poisťovňa.

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