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Word L i s t accountant

[akauntsnt] n.

An accountant is a person whose job is to keep financial accounts. —► The accountant helped me keep track of my money.

capitalist

Eksepitelist] n.

A capitalist is a business person who invests in trade and industry for profit. —► The capitalist invested in a factory that made wheat into cereal. C o n t e m p t [kantempt] n.

Contempt is the feeling of having no respect for something. -* The judge had contempt for the wicked criminal.

dedicate

[dedikeit] v.

To dedicate oneself to something means to put a lot of time and effort into it. -* The nun dedicated herself to helping people in need.

ditch

[ditj] n.

A ditch is a narrow hole cut into the ground by a road or a field. —» When the car slid off of the road, it fell into the ditch.

enterprise

[entarpraiz] n.

An enterprise is a company or business. —►My father owns an advertising enterprise.

exquisite

[ikskwizit] adj.

When something is exquisite, it is very beautiful or pleasant. —► The artist made exquisite watercolor paintings.

finance

[finaens] V.

To finance someone or something means to provide money for them. —► The government financed the scientist’s experiments with new weapons.

indifferent

[indferent] adj.

When someone is indifferent toward something, they have a lack of interest in it. -* Lisa is indifferent toward school. She doesn’t care what her final grades are.

irrigate

[irageit] v.

To irrigate means to supply water to land so that crops can grow. -+ In dry climates, it is important to irrigate fields of crops.

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