Considered normal, and having or using ideas, beliefs, etc which are accepted by most people
Eg: This is the director's first mainstream Hollywood film.
Having a lot of knowledge or information about a particular subject or things in general
Never thinking about things that are serious or important
Eg: He's fun to be with, but he's very superficial.
Hen newspapers, television, etc. Intentionally present information in a way that is intended to be shocking or exciting
Accepting things as they are in fact and not making decisions based on unlikely hopes for the future
Eg: It isn't realistic to expect people to work for so little money.
Present or noticeable in every part of a thing or place
To prove that something exists or is true, or to make certain that something is correct
To consider something in order to make changes to it, give an opinion on it or study it
Eg: Let's review (= talk about) what has happened so far.
To give a description of something or information about it to someone
To make information available to people, especially in a book, magazine or newspaper, or to produce and sell a book, magazine or newspaper
To make information about something generally available
Eg: The event was well publicized all over town.
To enter a country by force with large numbers of soldiers in order to take possession of it
A public report of the facts about a situation, especially one that is shocking or has been kept secret
To use something for advantage
Eg: We need to make sure that we exploit our resources as fully as possible.
To send out a programme on television or radio
A person whose job is to read books, watch films, etc. In order to remove anything offensive from them, or who reads private letters, especially sent during war or from prison, to remove parts considered unsuitable
To order, limit or rule something, or someone's actions or behavior
Eg: You're going to have to learn to control your temper.
To have an influence on someone or something, or to cause them to change
A large group of musicians who play many different instruments together and are led by a conductor
Someone who pretends to be someone else while performing in a film, theatrical performance, or television or radio programme
Eg: "Who's your favourite actor?" "Robert de Niro."
A musical play in which most of the words are sung, or plays and music of this type
Someone who is skilled in playing music, usually as their job
Eg: The concert features dancers, singers and musicians of all nationalities.