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Glossary: Aging population a growing challenge

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 Aging population a growing challenge, 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 Aging population a growing challenge, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.


accelerate – zrýchliť
active aging –
aktívne starnutie
allocate – vyčleniť
amendment – novela
annual – ročný
apply – platiť
average life expectancy – priemerná dĺžka života
capitalisation – speňaženie, zhodnotenie na kapitál
carry out – realizovať
claimant – žiadateľ
collapse – zrútiť sa
come into force – vstúpiť do platnosti
condition – stav
contribution – príspevok
cope – zvládnuť
deal with – zaoberať sa
dimension – rozmer
drop – klesnúť
effective – účinný
enable – umožniť
enact – schváliť, uzákoniť
ensure – zaistiť
evaluate – zhodnotiť
finding – zistenie
following – nasledujúci
gradually – postupne
gross wage – hrubá mzda
impact – ovplyvniť
indicate – naznačiť
job seeker – uchádzač o zamestnanie
kind – druh
life-long – celoživotný
measures – opatrenia
opt – zvoliť si
partial – parciálny
part-time – čiastočný
pass – prijať
pay-as-you-go – priebežný
pension-fund management company – dôchodcovská správcovská spoločnosť
perceive – vnímať
policy – politika
poor – slabý
productive working age – produktívny vek
prognosticator – prognostik
progress – pokrok
provider – poskytovateľ
public-service – verejnoprávny
ratio – pomer
relate – vzťahovať sa
retirement age – dôchodkový vek
secure – zabezpečiť
significantly – výrazne
skill – zručnosť
specify – upresniť
state-run – štátny
stipulate – stanoviť
supplementary – doplnkový
survey – prieskum
tackle – popasovať sa
tax advantage – daňové zvýhodnenie
undergo – podstúpiť
unimaginable – nepredstaviteľný
via – prostredníctvom
welfare system – sociálny systém
workforce – pracovná sila


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