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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.

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As well as this special glossary, which relates to the articles  Loyalty cards proving popular and E-shopping will not displace brick and mortar shops, you can find more expressions in our  Glossary for politics & business or in the  List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

ad – reklama

back up – zálohovať

benefit – výhoda

bind – zaväzovať

board of directors – predstavenstvo

bookstore – kníhkupectvo

brick and mortar shops – kamenné obchody

CEE – stredná a východná Európa

clothing – oblečenie

collect – zhromažďovať

consider – zvážiť

costly – nákladný

customer – zákazník

discount – zľava

displace – nahradiť, vytlačiť

drugstore – drogéria

equate – rovnať sa

e-shopping – nákup cez internet

expect – očakávať

goods – tovar

habit – zvyk

harmful – škodlivý

holder – držiteľ

chain – reťazec

identify – rozpoznať

illustrate – názorne ukázať

immediate – okamžitý

importance – význam

in person – osobne

let – prenajať si

logistic – logistický

loss – strata

loyalty card – vernostná karta

lure – prilákať

market – trh

mention – spomenúť

misuse – zneužiť

offer – ponuka

order – objednať si

order – objednať si

perceive – vnímať

perfume – parfém

petrol station – čerpacia stanica

pharmacy – lekáreň

possess – vlastniť

premise – priestory

prevent – zabrániť

process – spracovať

provide – poskytnúť

purchase – nákup

purpose – účel

real estate – nehnuteľnosti

recommend – odporučiť

retail – maloobchod

sales support – podpora predaja

secrecy – mlčanlivosť

share – podiel

significant – značný

speculation – dohady

spot – miesto

statistician – štatistik

store – obchod

survey – prieskum

target – zamerať sa

toward – smerom

undesired – nežiaduci

unknown – neznáma

vendor – obchodník

voucher – kupón

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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