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Glossary: Childhood obesity is still a problem

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 Childhood obesity is still a problem, 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 Childhood obesity is still a problem, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

abundance – nadbytok

adolescent – mladistvý

advisable – vhodný

ambiguity – nejednoznačnosť

amendment – novela

benefit – mať úžitok

beverage – nápoj

bill – návrh zákona

caffeine – kofeín

charity – charita

dairy products – mliečne výrobky

defrost – rozmraziť sa

dependent – závislý

diet habits – stravovacie návyky

discard – vyradiť

donate – darovať

eating habits – stravovacie návyky

energy-rich – energeticky bohaté

exact – presný

expiration date – dátum spotreby

fine – pokuta

forbid – zakázať

fried – vyprážaný

high-fibre – s vysokým obsahom vlákniny

ice lolly – nanuk

income tax – daň z príjmu

instance – príklad

interdepartmental – medzirezortný

item – položka

legislator – zákonodarca

legumes – strukoviny

necessarily – nutne

nutrients – výživná látka

nutrition – výživa

obese – obézny

occurrence – výskyt

overweight – nadváha

premature – predčasný

prevent – zabrániť

prohibit – zakázať

prove – preukázať

quinine – chinín

recess – prestávka, pauza

recipe – recept

refined grains – múčne jedlá

regarding – pokiaľ ide o

relate – vzťahovať sa

retail chains – obchodné reťazce

retailer – maloobchodný predajca

scrap – zrušiť

sherbet – mrazená dreň

school cafeteria – školská jedáleň

snack – male občerstvenie

snack shop – bufet

state secretary – štátny tajomník

tackle – popasovať sa

tax base – daňový základ

tax expense – daňový výdavok

vagueness – nejasnosť

VAT – DPH

veto – vetovať, zamietnuť

violation – porušenie

well-balanced – vyvážený

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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