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Glossary: Diplomats talk culture, economics

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 Diplomats talk culture, economics, 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 Diplomats talk culture, economics, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

additional - ďalšie
air-traffic - letová prevádzka
allocate - zhromaždiť
ambassador-designate -
určený veľvyslanec
annually - každoročne
application - prihláška
asylum - azyl
at least - aspoň
attract - priťahovať
awareness - povedomie
bailout - výpomoc
banish - vyhnať
bid - ponuka
bond yield - výnos dlhopisu
boost - podpora
brief - krátky
carbon - uhlík
coal - uhlie
concern - záujem
cope - vyrovnávať sa s niečim
descent - pôvod
desire - túžba
develop - rozvíjať
discourse - rozprava
doubt - pochybovať
elsewhere - inde
emerge - vynoriť sa
emphasis - dôraz
endowment - dotácia
estimate - odhad
expenditures - náklady
forecast - predpoveď
foremost - predovšetkým
former - bývalý
gas - plyn
growth - rast
hub - centrum
impact - dopad
incorporate - zahrnúť
precaution - opatrenie
influx - príliv
legacy - dedičstvo
maintain - udržiavať
measurement - opatrenie
mineral - ruda
obsolete - zastaraný
opportunity - príležitosť
overcome - prekonať
overreliance -
prílišné spoliehanie
oversea - zámorie
particular - konkrétne
peak - vrchol
perhaps - možno
pocketbook - financie
population density -
hustota obyvateľstva
preach - kázať
presidential race -
boj o prezidentské kreslo
recap - rekapitulácia
renewable - obnoviteľný
representative - zástupca
resettlement - presídľovanie
running for president -
kandidovať na prezidenta
shamrock - trojlístok
shift - posun
shortage - nedostatok
significant - významný
solution - riešenie
springboard - trampolína
spur - pohánať
square kilometre -
štvorcový kilometer
suitable - vhodný
sustainable - udržateľný
threat - ohrozenie
volunteering -
dobrovoľníctvo
way - spôsob

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

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