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advertise /’ad-vər-,tīz/ 1 (verb transitive) to tell the public about a product or a service in order to encourage people to buy or to use it zareklamować: If you want to get more customers, try advertising your services. Jeśli

chcesz zdobyć więcej klientów, spróbuj zareklamować swe usługi.; 2 (verb transitive) to let people know that sth is going to happen, or that a job is available by giving details about it in a newspaper, on the Internet etc. a (verb intransitive) advertise (for sb/sth) poszukiwać; rekrutować na (stanowisko): We are

currently advertising for a new sales manager. Obecnie poszukujemy kierownika sprzedaży.; b (verb transitive) advertise sth promować: We advertised the concert in 10 countries. Promowaliśmy

koncert w 10 krajach.; 3 (verb intransitive) to show of tell sth about yourself to other people ogłaszać; rozpowiadać: I

wouldn't advertise the fact that you don't have a work permit. Nie rozpowiadałbym, że nie masz pozwolenia na pracę. [derived form Middle English, to pay heed to, observe, notify, from Anglo-French advertiss-, stem of advertir]

advise /əd-‘vīz/ 1 (verb transitive) to tell sb what you think they should do in a particular situation radzić; służyć poradą: Her mother advised her to stay home. Jej matka radziła jej zostać w domu; 2 (verb transitive) to give sb help and information on a subject that you know a lot about doradzać; zajmować się doradztwem: She advises the government on financial issues. Doradza rządowi w

kwestiach finansowych.; 3 (verb transitive) (formal) to officially tell sb sth powiadamiać: I regret to advise you that we are full.

Z przykrością powiadamiam, że nie mamy już wolnych miejsc. [derived from Middle English, to look at, consider, advise, from Anglo-French aviser, from avis]

befuddled /bi-‘fə-dəl/ (adjective) confused and unable to think normally zamroczony: He was befuddled due to heavy

alkohol drinking. Był zamroczony z racji intensywnego picia alkoholu.


genuine /’jen-yə-wən/ 1 (adjective) real; exactly what it appears to be; not artificial prawdziwy; autentyczny: Is the painting

a genuine Picasso? Czy ten obraz to prawdziwy Picasso?; 2 (adjective) sincere and honest; that can be trusted szczery; niesztuczny: a very genuine person

bardzo szczera osoba [derived from Latin igenuinus innate, genuine; akin to Latin igignere to beget]

particle /’pär-ti-kə/ 1 (noun) a very small piece of sth drobina: particles of dust drobiny kurzu; 2 (noun) a very small piece of matter, such as an electron or proton that is part of an atom cząstka; cząsteczka: Neutrons and protons are elementary particles. Neutrony i protony są cząstkami

elementarnymi.; 3 (noun) an adverb of a prepostion that can combine with a verb to make a phrasal verb partykuła: In

the sentence 'She tore up the letter', the word 'up' is a particle. W zdaniu "She tore up the letter", słowo "up" jest partykułą. [derived from late Middle English: from Latin particula 'little part', diminutive of pars, part-]

razzle /’raz(ə)l/ (noun) (in phrase on the razzle) (informal) to go out drinking, dancing and enjoying yourself iść się zabawić: He's gone out on the razzle again. Znowu poszedł się zabawić. [early 20th century: abbreviation of razzle-dazzle]

tiddly /’tɪdli/ 1 (adjective) slightly drunk wstawiony; podpity: I feel a bit tiddly. Czuję się trochę wstawiony.; 2 (adjective) very small maleńki: All i got to eat was a tiddly little biscuit. Jedyne co dostałem do

jedzenia to maleńki biszkopcik. [originated in mid 19th century (as a noun denoting an alcoholic drink, particularly of spirits): perhaps from slang tiddlywink, denoting an unlicensed public house. The current sense dates from the early 20th century]


up to date /‘əp’tə-dāt’/ 1 (adjective) incorporating the latest developments and trends: nowoczesny; aktualny: up-to-date

equipment nowoczesny sprzęt; 2 (adjective) having or including the most recent information będący na bieżąco: We are up to date

with the latest trends. Jesteśmy na bieżąco z najnowszymi trendami.

urgent /ə:dʒ(ə)nt/ 1 (adjective) that needs to be dealt with or happen immediately pilny: a problem that requires urgent

attention problem pilnie wymagający uwagi; 2 (adjective) showing that you think that sth needs to be dealt with immediately usilny; naglący; gwałtowny: an urgent whisper naglący szept [originated in late 15th century: from Old French, from Latin urgent- 'pressing, driving', from the verb urgere]

wisdom /’wɪzdəm/ 1 (noun) the ability to make sensible decisions and give good advice because of the experience and knowledge that you have mądrość: a woman of great wisdom kobieta o wielkiej mądrości; 2 (noun) wisdom (of sth/of doing sth) how sensible sth is sensowność; sens: I question the wisdom

of giving a child so much money. Powątpiewam w sensowność dawania dziecku tylu pieniędzy. [originating from an Old English wīsdōm]


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