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Glossary: Learning the financial ABCs

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 Learning the financial ABCs, 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 Learning the financial ABCs, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.


ability - schopnosť
according - podľa
account - účet
advantage - výhoda
afterwards - potom
achievement - úspech
approach - prístup
appropriate - vhodný
approximate - približne
assets - aktíva
average - priemer
banknote - bankovka
budget - rozpočet
bottom - spodný
cash withdrawal -
výber hotovosti
circulation - obeh
cite - citovať
coin - minca
conduct - vykonať
counterpart - náprotivok
currency -
mena/obeživo/peniaze
daily - denník
debit bank card -
debetná platobná karta
deposit - vklad
earn - zarobiť
either, or - buď, alebo
enable - povoliť/umožniť
eradicating - vykorenenie
establish - zriadiť
extent - rozsah
extraordinary - mimoriadny
fee - poplatok
foundation - nadácia
guide - sprievodca
however - avšak
include - zahŕňať
indicate - naznačiť
instrument - nástroj
interest rates -
úrokové sadzby
introduce - zaviesť
irregularly - nepravidelne
issue - vydanie
life insurance -
životná poistka
literacy - gramotnosť
long-term - dlhodobý
mutual - vzájomný
natural - prirodzený
necessary - nutný
newborn - novorodený
newswire - tlačová agentúra
observer - pozorovateľ
obtain - získať
offspring - potomok
overview - prehľad
perceive - vnímať
pocket money - vreckové
polling agency -
prieskumná agentúra
rate - sadzba
realise - uvedomiť si
request - požiadavka
saving under the mattress -
sporenie pod matracom
secure - zabezpčiť
simultaneously - zároveň
spend - minúť
split - rozdeliť
spokeswoman - hovorkyňa
suitable - vhodný
survey - prieskum
thus - teda
underground economy -
čierna ekonomika
value - hodnota
via - cez
wisely - rozumne
within - v

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