Glossary: Approaching the November events

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 Approaching the November events, 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 Approaching the November events, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

accidentally – náhodou

affair – záležitosť

appreciate – oceniť

approach – kontaktovať

barely – ledva

be aware – byť si vedomý

bullying – šikanovanie

classmate – spolužiak

concern – týkať sa

condensed – zostručnený

curricula – učebný plán

depict – zobrazovať

development – vývoj

distance – vzdialenosť

divide – rozdeliť

effort – snaha

elevated – vypuklý

encounter – stretnúť sa

endure – vydržať, zniesť

establish – zriadiť

event – udalosť

experience – skúsenosť

first-hand – bezprostredný

fog – hmla

freedom – sloboda

guarantor – garant

hardship – utrpenie

hostility – nepriateľstvo

choice – voľba

imaginable – predstaviteľný

impact – ovplyvniť

implement – zrealizovať

impression – dojem

indecisiveness – nerozhodnosť

integrate – začleniť sa

issue – téma

kindergarten – škôlka

lack – nedostatok

monograph – monografia

necessary – potrebný

nostalgic – nostalgický

observe – sledovať

occasion – príležitosť

occur – objaviť sa

peer – rovesník

polling – prieskumný

praise – chváliť

preserve – zachovať

rarely – zriedka

realm – oblasť, sféra

recent – nedávny

reference – odkaz

relevant – aktuálny

reveal – odhaliť

rhetoric – frázy, prázdne reči

sentiment – pocit

schoolchildren – školáci

spirit – duch

stem – pochádzať, prameniť

therefore – preto

threat – hrozba

torture – mučenie

totalism, totalitarianism – totalita

touch – dotknúť sa

transfer – preniesť

trivialise – zjednodušovať, banalizovať

turnover – obrat

unanchored – nezakotvený

unbiased – nezaujatý

unemployment – nezamestnanosť

unfold – vyvinúť sa

value – hodnota

violence – násilie

vivid – živý

witness – byť svedkom

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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