SPECTATOR COLLEGE

Glossary: Global warming hits close to home

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 Global warming hits close to home , 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 Global warming hits close to home , you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

abroad - v zahraničí
abundant - hojný
accustomed - zvyknutý
altitude - nadmorská výška
ambient - okolité
annual - ročný
array - rad
associate - spájať s
bask - vyhrievať sa
behaviour - správanie
burden - záťaž
cautious - opatrný
claim - vyžiadať si
condition - podmienka
conduct - vykonať
consequence - dôsledok
deepen - prehĺbovať
den - brloh
deplete - minúť
development - vývoj
dormant - spiaci
ensue - vyplynúť
exceed - presiahnuť
extinction - vyhynutie
extraordinary - nezvyčajný
flood - potopa
flowering - kvitnutie
fluctuating - kolísavý
forecast - predpoveď
gear - výbava
geese - husi
grape - hrozno
guarantee - garancia
heat waves - horúčavy
humidity - vlhkosť
insects - hmyz
irrigation - zavlažovanie
lack - nedostatok
latitude - zemepisná šírka
lizard - jašterica
Lyme disease -
Lymská borelióza
mature - zrelý
measure - opatrenie
migrate - presúvať sa
mitigate - zmierniť
noticeable - pozorovateľný
outweigh - prevážiť
over reproduction -
premnoženie
pests - škodci
pollen - peľ
precipitation - zrážky
premature death -
predčasná smrť
presume - predpokladať
prolonged - predĺžený
proper - vhodný
pull out - vytiahnuť
recent - nedávny
reverse - zvrátiť
rip off - vytrhnúť
river flow - prietok rieky
root - koreň
snowball fight - guľovačka
species - druhy
spell - obdobie
storage - skladovanie
sudden - náhly
sullen - mrzutý
threat - hrozba
tick - kliešť
transmit - prenášať
trash can - odpadkový kôš
viper - zmija
weather variability -
zmeny počasia
weeds - buriny
winter hibernation -
zimný spánok

This glossary is published as part of Spectator College, a programme created by The Slovak Spectator.

Top stories

News digest: One half of districts is following very strict pandemic measures

Court decision reveals details about war among the police. Problems surround another planned reform. Slovak film awarded in Chicago.


14 h
Aktuality.sk obtained photos from a cottage, where Robert Fico (top right) would meet Miroslav Bödör (on his left), attorney Marek Para (bottom left) a Pavol Gašpar.

Police recorded cottage meetings of Fico, Kaliňák and people close to corruption cases

Prosecutors claim the recordings confirm attempts to interfere with the investigation of major corruption cases under Smer governments.


13 h
Boris Kollar

Who needs an opposition when you have Boris Kollár?

The Recovery Plan has a problem - one of its own architects.


18 h
Illustrative stock photo

Court sees no reason to detain NAKA investigators, but describes suspicions of the police inspectorate

The reasoning of the regional court that decided to release the charged police officers working on high-profile corruption cases was published.


22 h
Skryť Close ad