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Glossary: Slovak investment in science lagging

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 Slovak investment in science lagging, 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 Slovak investment in science lagging, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

academia – akademická obec
amendment – novela
approach – pristupovať
awareness – povedomie
boost – podporiť
budget – rozpočet
business-making –
podnikanie
competitiveness – konkurencieschopnosť
contribute – prispieť
daily – denník
deputy – zástupca
divert – presmerovať
double-backed – dvojito zálohovaný
draft – návrh
drain – odlev
drop – klesnúť
employ – zamestnávať
exclaim – vykríknuť
expenditures – výdavky
governance – riadenie
gradually – postupne
honour – česť
implement – zrealizovať
income tax – daň z príjmu
indicate – naznačovať
inevitable – nevyhnutný
interconnect –prepojiť
know-how – znalosť
lack – chýbať, mať
nedostatok
lag behind – zaostávať za
land – pristáť
lander – pristávací modul
layoff – prepúšťanie
lobbyist – lobistický
mass – masový
necessary – potrebný, nutný
negotiation – rokovanie
newswire – agentúra
obstacle – prekážka
orbiter – časť sondy, ktorá zostáva na obežnej dráhe
output – výstup
perception – vnímanie
prevail – prevažovať
programming period – programové obdobie
ranking – hodnotenie, rebríček
redistribute – prerozdeliť
regular – bežný
remain – zostať
researcher – výskumník
resources – zdroje
safety – bezpečnosť
scientist – vedec
second to last – predposledný
secure – zabezpečiť
separation – oddelenie
significantly – výrazne
Slovak Governance Institute – Inštitút pre dobre spravovanú spoločnosť
spacecraft – vesmírna loď
subcontractor – subdodávateľ
survey – skúmať
synergy – synergia
tax relief – daňová úľava
transfer – prenos
ultimately – nakoniec
underway – rozbehnutý
workplace – pracovisko
worsen – zhoršiť


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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