Glossary: Traditional brands remain attractive

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.

Slovakia Chips in store.Slovakia Chips in store. (Source: Jozef Jakubco)

As well as this special glossary, which relates to the articles Traditional brands remain attractive and Christmas comes with the legendary golden piggy, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

accessible – prístupný
accustomed – zvyknutý
additive – prídavok
advertisement – reklama
aired – vysielaný
amount – množstvo
artificial sweetener – umelé sladidlo
attribute – prívlastok
bear – niesť
brand – značka
cod – treska
broad – široký
condition – podmienka
cover – pokrývať
currently – aktuálne
curved up – zahnutý dohora
customer – zákazník
deploy – nasadiť
dermatologist – dermatológ
dip – namočiť
drug – liek
flavour – príchuť
forest – les
fork – vidlička
formula – receptúra
generation – generácia
golden piggy – zlaté prasiatko
grow – rásť
hut – salaš
include – obsahovať
innovative – inovatívny
chain – reťazec
cheek – líce
landmark – medzník
legendary – legendárny
market – trh
member – člen
miracle – zázrak, zázračný
origin – pôvod
owner – vlastník
particularly – obzvlásť
pleasant – príjemný
potato crisp – zemiakový lupienok
preservative – koncentračná látka
previous – minulý
range – škála
raw material – surovina
reach – zasiahnuť
recipe – recept
regime – režim
remain – zotrvať
reminiscent – pripomínajúci
salty – slaný
savory snack – slané občerstvenie
shepherd – bača
shoe polish – krém na topánky
significantly – podstatne
spice – korenie
spoon – lyžica
sticks – tyčinky
strict – prísny
success – úspech
suitable – vhodný
sunflower oil – slnečnicový olej
sure – zaručený
surprisingly – prekvapivo
survey – prieskum
truck – kamión
unlike – na rozdiel od
vacuum cleaner – vysávač
wild boar – diviak
wrapped – zabalený
yearly –ročne

This glossary is published as part of The Spectator College, a programme designed to support the study and teaching of English in Slovakia, as well as to inspire interest in important public issues among young people. The project was created by The Slovak Spectator in cooperation with their exclusive partner – the Leaf Academy.

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