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Glossary: News websites battle online user vitriol

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 News websites battle online user vitriol, 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 News websites battle online user vitriol, 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
administer – spravovať
approach – pristupovať
available – dostupný
balanced – vyvážený
broadcaster – vysielateľ
decency – slušnosť
defect – chyba, nedostatok
degrade – znehodnotiť
development – vývoj
editorial team – redakcia
editor-in-chief – šéfredaktor
elicit – vyvolať
elimination – odstránenie
encourage – podnietiť
enhance – zlepšiť
flagship – vlajková loď
formative – formujúci
freedom of speech – sloboda prejavu
gain – získať
hateful – nenávistný
hatred – nenávisť
heated – vášnivý
charged – nabitý
impartial – nestranný
infringement – zasahovanie, porušenie
intervene – zasiahnuť
irrelevant – nesúvisiaci
likelihood – pravdepodobnosť
media outlets – médiá
moral standard – morálne normy
motion – podnet
news desk – redakcia
spravodajstva
news value – spravodajská hodnota
offensive – urážlivý
output – výstup
passion – vášeň
pertain to – týkať sa
proceeding – konanie
public-service – verejnoprávny
publisher – vydavateľ
publishing house – vydavateľstvo
reactively – reaktívne
readership – čitatelia
regardless of – bez ohľadu na
remark – poznámka
review – posúdiť
rudeness – hrubosť
showcase – vitrína, výkladná skriňa
sophisticated – kultivovaný
spark – podnietiť, vyvolať
spokesperson – hovorca
standard language – spisovný jazyk
subsequently – následne
substantial – zásadný
substantive – podstatný
supervise – dohliadať na
supervisory – kontrolný
thread – vlákno
timely fashion – včas
unacceptable – neprijateľný
undergo – podstúpiť
unleash – rozpútať, spustiť
unsatisfactory – neuspokojivý
vitriol – jedovatosť, kritika
xenophobic – xenofóbny
youth – mládež


This glossary is published as part of Spectator College, a programme created by The Slovak Spectator with the support of Petit Academy Foundation and Orange Foundation.

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