The period of time in a person's life when they are developing into an adult


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Adolescence

The period of time in a person's life when they are developing into an adult

Eg; people mostly undergo the period of adolescence at the age of 18



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Adulthood

The part of someone's life when they are an adult

people in Britain legally reach adulthood at 18.

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Bond

A close connection joining two or more people

There has been a close bond between them ever since she saved him from drowning.

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Brotherhood

(the members of) a particular organization or (more generally) friendship and loyalty

The various groups eventually fused into a single brotherhood

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Character

The particular combination of qualities in a person or place that makes them different from others

One of the joys of being a parent is watching the child's character develop.

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Childhood

The time when someone is a child

Eg; She had an unhappy childhood.



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Conflict

An active disagreement between people with opposing opinions or principles

Eg; There was a lot of conflict between him and his father.



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Connection

When someone or something is related to someone or something else

Eg; The connection between smoking and heart disease is well known.



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Fatherhood

The state or time of being a father

Eg; Fatherhood is a lifelong responsibility.



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Friendship

When two people are friends

Eg; Their friendship goes back to when they were at school together.



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Maternal instinct

Relating to the mother

Eg; she always understands the feelings og her kid because of maternal instinct



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Stable upbringing

Very perfect upbringing

Eg; many parents endaviour to build a stable upbringing to their childern



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Ties

The friendly feelings that people have for other people, or special connections with places

Eg; He urged governments worldwide to break diplomatic ties with the new regime.



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Temporary

Not lasting or needed for very long

Eg; this gadget is only for temporary using



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Teenager

A young person between 13 and 19 years old

Eg; The magazine is aimed at teenagers and young adults.



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Striking resemblance

Very close appearance or characteristic

Eg; my dad and I have striking resemblance



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Relationship

The way in which two things are connected

Eg; Scientists have established the relationship between lung cancer and smoking.



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Nurture

Rear, bring up, raise a child

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Parents

Mather and father

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Interaction

When two or more people or things communicate with or react to each other eg; There's not enough interaction between the management and the workers.

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Active role

Noticeable role

Mr unique (native) plays an active role in our ielts group



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Extended family

Very large famly

Eg; in extended family there are more than 8 people (encompassing granparents)



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Close knit

Describes a group of people in which everyone helps and supports each other

Eg; Mr nacho,Mr unique and Mr kevin are close knit friends.



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Rewarding

Giving a reward, especially by making you feel satisfied that you have done something important or useful, or done something well

Eg; Is it a rewarding job?



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Accommodate

To provide with a place to live or to be stored in

Eg; New students may be accommodated in halls of residence.



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Adopt

To take another person's child into your own family and legally look after him or her as your own child

Eg; They've adopted a baby girl.



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Break down

If a system, relationship or discussion breaks down, it fails because there is a problem or disagreement.

Eg; unfortunately our love has broken down.



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Endure

To suffer something difficult, unpleasant or painful

Eg; She's already had to endure three painful operations on her leg.



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Establish

To start a company or organization that will continue for a long time

Eg; The brewery was established in 1822



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Adopt

To accept or start to use something new

Eg; I think it's time to adopt a different strategy in my dealings with him.



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Have something in common

To share interests, experiences or other characteristics with someone or something

Eg; We don't really have much in common.



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Inherit

To receive money, a house, etc. From someone after they have died

Eg;Who will inherit the house when he dies?



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Interact

To communicate with

Eg; It's interesting at parties to see how people interact socially.



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Create

To make something new, especially to invent something

Eg; The Bible says that God created the world.



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Ability

The physical or mental power or skill needed to do something

Eg; She had the ability to explain things clearly and concisely.



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Behaviour

Someone's behaviour is how they behave

Eg; He was notorious for his violent and threatening behaviour



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Concept

A principle or idea

Eg; It is very difficult to define the concept of beauty.



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Consequence

A result of a particular action or situation, often one which is bad or not convenient

Not making a will can have serious consequences for the people you might wish to benefit.

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Gesture

A movement of the hands, arms or head, etc. To express an idea or feeling

The prisoner raised his fist in a gesture of defiance as he was led out of the courtroom.

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Growth

The growth of a person, animal or plant is its process of increasing in size

Eg; A balanced diet is essential for healthy growth.



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Transition

A change from one form or type to another, or the process by which this happens

The health-care system is in transition at the moment.



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Toddler

A young child, especially one who is learning or has recently learned to walk eg; many toddlers have difficult to pronounce words

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Stage

A part of an activity or a period of development

The project is in its final stages and should be completed by August.



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Social skill

The skills pertaining to community.

children can learn social skills quickly on condition that they integrate into their peers regularly



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Reminder

A written or spoken message which reminds someone to do something

If he forgot to pay his rent, his landlady would send him a reminder.



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Rate

The speed at which something happens or changes, or the amount or number of times it happens or changes in a particular period

Although she's recovering from her illness, her rate of progress is quite slow.



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Phase

Any stage in a series of events or in a process of development

The project is only in the initial phase as yet, but it's looking quite promising.



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Period

A length of time

Her work means that she spends long periods away from home.



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Peers

Somebody who is at the same age with you

She is 12 years old and her friend is also 12. Thay are peers



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Mind

The part of a person that makes it possible for a person to think, feel emotions and understand things

Her mind was full of what had happened the night before, and she just wasn't concentrating.



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Milestone

A stone or post at the side of the road on which is printed the distance to various places, especially to the nearest large town

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Memory

The ability to remember information, experiences and people

After the accident he suffered from loss of memory/memory loss .



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Maturity

The state of being completely grown physically

How long does it take for the chicks to grow to maturity?



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Knowledge

Understanding of or information about a subject which a person gets by experience or study, and which is either in a person's mind or known by people generally

Her knowledge of English grammar is very extensive.



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Infant

A baby or a very young child

A newborn infant



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Imagination

The ability to form pictures in the mind

My younger son has a very vivid (= active) imagination.



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Height

The distance from the top to the bottom of something, or the quality of being tall

The sheer height of New York's skyscrapers is so impressive.



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Abstract

Existing as an idea, feeling or quality, not as a material object

Truth and beauty are abstract concepts.



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Cognitive

Connected with thinking or conscious mental processes

Some of her cognitive functions have been impaired.



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Clumsy

Awkward(difficult) in movement or manner

The first mobile phones were heavy and clumsy to use, but nowadays they are much easier to handle.



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Fond of

To like , be pretty passionate about doing something

I am fond of football



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Fully grown

Mature or adult

He is 21. He is fully grown.(to’la ulg’aygan)



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Immature

Not behaving in a way which is as calm and wise as people expect from someone of your age

Stop being so silly and immature, Ben!



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Independent

An independent country is not governed or ruled by another country

Uzbeks became fully independent from russian in 1991.



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Irresponsible

Not liable, not responsible

She is irresponsible for her lessons



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Patient

A person who is receiving medical care, or who is cared for by a particular doctor or dentist when necessary

I'm a patient of Dr Stephens, please could I make an appointment to see her?



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Rebellious

If a group of people are rebellious, they oppose the ideas of the people in authority and plan to change the system, often using force

Rebellious groups of southern tribespeople



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Significant

Important, issential

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Tolerant

Able to deal with something unpleasant or annoying, or to continue existing despite bad or difficult conditions

I think men are less tolerant of stress than women.



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Acquire

To get something

He acquired the firm in 1978.



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Develop

To (cause something to) grow or change into a more advanced, larger or stronger form

It became clear that he wasn't developing like all the other little boys.



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Irritate

To make angry or annoyed

After a while her behaviour really began to irritate me.



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Look back on

To think about something that happened in the past

It wasn't such a bad experience when I look back on it.



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Master

A person who is very skilled in a particular job or activity

He was a master of disguise.



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Visualize


To form a picture of someone or something in your mind, in order to imagine or remember them

I was so surprised when he turned up - I'd visualized someone much older



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Throw a tantrum

To experience and show a strong feeling of anger, especially suddenly

My mother threw a fit when she saw what a mess we'd made of her kitchen.



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Reminisce

To talk or write about past experiences which you remember with pleasure

My grandfather used to reminisce about his years in the navy.



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Remind

To make someone think of something they have forgotten or might have forgotten

Could you remind Paul about dinner on Saturday?



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Broaden the mind

To widen the way you think (outlook)

This books helps you to broaden your mind



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