Optimal

Optimal adjective /ˈɒptɪməl/ /ˈɑːptɪməl/ youglish.com 🔉 yarn.co 🔉 the best possible; producing the best possible results seeking the optimal solution This smart washing machine will dispense an optimal amount of water for the load. This region has optimal conditions for rafting. Read more

Lawmaker

Lawmaker noun /ˈlɔːmeɪkə(r)/ /ˈlɔːmeɪkər/ youglish.com 🔉 yarn.co 🔉 a politician who helps make the laws of a country After that, he was an active lawmaker in the 15th and 16th National Assembly. Lawmakers in countries all over the world warned about bitcoin in the past because its value can change very quickly and because it can be used for illegal activities. Read more

Hail

Hail verb /heɪl/ /heɪl/ noun /heɪl/ /heɪl/ youglish.com 🔉 yarn.co 🔉 to describe somebody/something as being very good or special, especially in newspapers, etc. Patient advocates and doctors are hailing the drug, while others said that the clinical trials were inconsistent. Read more

Fine

Fine adjective /faɪn/ /faɪn/ adverb noun verb youglish.com 🔉 yarn.co 🔉 a very fine performance ‘How are you?’ ‘Fine, thanks.’ ‘I’ll leave this here, OK?’ ‘Fine.’ Don’t worry. Your speech was fine. a fine view fine bone china Read more

Bowel

Bowel noun /ˈbaʊəl/ /ˈbaʊəl/ youglish.com 🔉 yarn.co 🔉 the tube along which food passes after it has been through the stomach, especially the end where waste is collected before it is passed out of the body Patients are asked to report any change in bowel habit. Read more

Evacuate

Evacuate verb /ɪˈvækjueɪt/ /ɪˈvækjueɪt/ youglish.com 🔉 yarn.co 🔉 to move people from a place of danger to a safer place Families were evacuated to safer parts of the city. Children were evacuated from London to escape the bombing. Read more

Tolerate

Tolerate verb /ˈtɒləreɪt/ /ˈtɑːləreɪt/ youglish.com 🔉 yarn.co 🔉 Personal insult will not be tolerated. to allow somebody to do something that you do not agree with or like This sort of behaviour will not be tolerated. to accept somebody/something that is annoying, unpleasant, etc. Read more

Insult

Insult noun /ˈɪnsʌlt/ /ˈɪnsʌlt/ verb /ɪnˈsʌlt/ /ɪnˈsʌlt/ youglish.com 🔉 yarn.co 🔉 a remark or an action that is said or done in order to offend somebody The questions were an insult to our intelligence. Personal insult will not be tolerated. Read more

Hierarchy

Hierarchy noun /ˈhaɪərɑːki/ /ˈhaɪərɑːrki/ youglish.com 🔉 yarn.co 🔉 a system, especially in a society or an organization, in which people are organized into different levels of importance from highest to lowest She's quite high up in the management hierarchy. Read more

Protest

Protest noun /ˈprəʊtest/ /ˈprəʊtest/ verb /prəˈtest/ /prəˈtest/, /ˈprəʊtest/ youglish.com 🔉 yarn.co 🔉 the expression of strong dislike of or opposition to something; a statement or an action that shows this People protest in 200 Brazilian cities and towns. Read more