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Glossary: Living in a multigenerational household

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 Living in a multigenerational household , 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 Living in a multigenerational household , you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

abuse - zneužiť
advantageous - výhodný
approach - prístup/osloviť
arrangement - usporiadanie
babysitter - opatrovateľ detí
backyard - zadný dvor
bond - puto/väzba
cellar - pivnica
census - sčítanie ľudu
coexist - koexistovať
cohabitation - spolužitie
conduct - vypracovať
counterpart - náprotivok
daily schedule -
denný rozvrh/režim
decision - rozhodnutie
disturb - rušiť
double-edged - dvojsečný
enough - dosť
environment - prostredie
escalating - zvyšujúce sa
experience - skúsenosť
field - pole
flat - byt
floor - poschodie
focus - zamerať sa
forecast - predpoveď
handy - zručný
harmful - škodlivý
hesitant - váhavý
hindsight - spätný pohľad
hire - prenájom
household - domácnosť
housing unit -
bytová jednotka
however - avšak
challenge - výzva
independence - nezávislosť
instead - namiesto toho
instrument - nástroj
intervene - zasahovať
joint - spojený
labour - práca
lawn - trávnik
lessen - znížiť
maintain - udržiavať
molester -
sexuálne obťažujúci človek
mother-in-law - svokra
multigenerational -
viacgeneračný
necessary - nevyhnutný
negotiation - vyjednávanie
newswire – tlačová agentúra
otherwise - inak
privacy - súkromie
proper - vhodný
rather - skôr
refuse - odmietnuť
relationship - vzťah
rely - spoliehať
script - scenár
sense - vedomie
soil - pôda
sort - typ
spanning - preklenutie
spokesman - hovorca
state administration -
štátna správa
sword - meč
tension - napätie
threat - hrozba
till - obrábať pôdu
upbringing - výchova
value - hodnota
vice versa - naopak
voluntary - dobrovoľný
way of life - spôsob života
witness - svedok
worsen - zhoršiť

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

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