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cabinet
[a groupministers that helps leadgovernment]
The President meets every week withcabinet.

call
[()givename; (2)askor request]
I call myself John. ()
They calledan endthe fighting. (2)

calm
[() quiet; (2) peaceful; (3) oppositetense]
The calm crowd waitedthe presidentspeak.
The city was calm after two daysrioting.
Can you remain calma tense situation? (3)

camera
[a devicetaking pictures]
Your camera takes very good pictures.

camp
[a place with temporary housing]
The refugee camp provides temporary shelter, foodmedical care.

campaign
[()competition by opposing political candidates seeking support from voters; (2)connected seriesmilitary actions duringwar]
Presidential campaigns are much too longcost too much. ()
The Allied campaigns wonwarEuropeAsia. (2)

can
[()be able to; (2)haveright to; (3)container usedhold liquid or food, usually mademetal]
The two sides can meetTuesday. ()
I can live anywherewishthis country because thatmy right. (2)
I bought three cansvegetables atfood store. (3)

cancel
[()end; (2)stop]
Who cancelledagreement? ()
Mary cancelled her planshaveparty next week. (2)

cancer
[a diseasewhich dangerous cells grow quicklydestroy partsthe body]
Scientists continuefind better waystreat many kindscancer.

candidate
[a person who seeks ornominatedan office or an honor]
Each political party has nominatedcandidatepresident.

capital
[()official centera government; (2)city wherecountry's government is]
The capitalthe governmentin Washington. ()
Washingtonthe capitalthe United States. (2)

capitalism
[an economic systemwhichproductionmost goodsservicesownedoperatedprofit by private citizens or companies]
InUnited States, capitalism has producedworld's strongest economy.

capture
[()makeperson or animalprisoner; (2)seize or take by force; (3)get control of]
Police capturedterrorist before he could explodebomb. ()
Rebel forces capturedcity. (2)
Democrats wonelectioncaptured controlCongress. (3)

car
[()vehicle with wheels usedcarry people; (2) an automobile; (3)parta train]
Electric street cars were replaced with buses many years ago. ()
Fred'sMartha's new car will carry six people. (2)
That train has 57 flat cars2 box cars. (3)

care
[()like; (2)protect; (3)feel worry or interest]
Jim told Laura that he caredherwould likesee her again. ()
His mother told himtake carehis younger brother. (2)
Would you care ifborrowed your car? (3)

careful
[() acting safely; (2) with much thought]
Please be careful when you drive. ()
He was carefulchoose exactlyright words. (2)

carry
[to take something or someone from one placeanother]
Would you carry this bagme, please?

case (court)
[a legal action]
The judge will call your case next.

case (medical)
[an incidentdisease]
There was only one casechicken pox atschool.

cat
[a small animal that often lives with humans]
My cat climbed that tree andafraidcome down.

catch
[()seize afterchase; (2)stopseize withhands]
He runs so fast that no one can catch him. ()
Catchballthrowbackme. (2)

cause
[()make happen; (2)thing or person that producesresult]
Too much rain causedflood. ()
The causethe flood was too much rain. (2)

ceasefire
[a haltfighting, usually by agreement]
The ceasefire stoppedfighting.

celebrate
[to honorperson or event with special activities]
I think we should havepartycelebrate your birthday.

center
[()middlesomething; (2)placethe middle; (3)place thatthe main pointan activity]
There washolethe centerthe target. ()
The chair sat atcenterthe room. (2)
The experts checkednuclear centerradiation leaks. (3)

century
[one hundred years]
Thisthe first yearthe 2st century.

ceremony
[an act or seriesacts donea special way established by tradition]
The new president tookoathoffice atinaugural ceremonyfrontthe capitol.

chairman
[a person leadingmeeting or an organized group]
The party chairman ledmeeting.

champion
[()best; (2)winner]
Johna champion swimmer. ()
The New York Yankees werechampionsprofessional baseballthe first yearthe new century. (2)

chance
[a possibilitywinning or losing or that something will happen]
We havegood chancegetting home before dark.

change
[()make different; (2)become different]
Will you change your decision? ()
His voice changed last year. (2)

charge
[()accuse someonesomething, usuallycrime; (2)statementwhich someoneaccusedsomething]
She was charged with stealingcar. ()
The charge was false. (2)

chase
[to run or go after someone or something]
The dog chasedcat aroundhouse.

cheat
[()get bytrick; (2)steal from]
He cheatedthe history examination. ()
The dishonest lawyer became rich by cheatingpeople that he represented. (2)

cheer
[to shout approval or praise]
The crowd cheered every time their team scored.

chemicals
[() elements foundnature or made by people; (2) substances usedthe sciencechemistry]
Oxygenhydrogen arechemicals that form water. ()
Do you readlistchemicals listedthe foods you eat? (2)


chemistry
[the scientific studysubstances, what they are made of, how they act under different conditions,how they form other substances]
How many years did you study chemistry?

chief
[()head or leadera group; (2) leading; (3) most important]
Mr. Thompsonthe new chiefour tax office. ()
The chief causelung cancersmoking. (2)
The chief reason he gotjob wasexperience with tax issues. (3)

child
[()baby; (2)boy or girl]
The child was born withdisease. ()
Every child, boy or girl, should have an equal chancesucceed. (2)

children
[more than one child]
Sixty children were chosengoa campthe mountains.

choose
[to decide between two or more]
You may choose one meatthree vegetables fromlunch list.

circle
[a closed shape that has all its points equally distant fromcenter, like an "O"]
The settlers put their wagonsa circledefend againstattack.

citizen
[a person whoa membera country by birth or by law]
Every citizenexpectedvote.

city
[any important large town]
I liveda small town aschild, but nowlivea city.

civilian
[not military]
Many civilians were killedthe attackthe town.

civil rights
[the political, economicsocial rights given equallyall peoplea nation]
The law protectscivil rightsall citizens.

claim
[to say something asfact]
He claimed thatopponent lied aboutactivities asstudent leader.

clash
[()battle; (2)fight or oppose]
Ten protesters were injuredthe clash with police. ()
Angry farmers blocked roadsclashed with soldiers. (2)

clean
[()make pure; (2) free from dirt or harmful substances]
Please clean your room. ()
Too many people aroundworld do not have clean waterdrink. (2)

clear
[() easysee or see through; (2) easily understood]
Clear waternot always safedrink. ()
He wondebate becausearguments were clearalmost everyone. (2)

clergy
[a bodyofficials withinreligious organization]
Manythe clergy supportedreforms proposed byrebels.

climate
[the normal weather conditionsa place]
Many retired people likespendwinterthe warm climateFlorida.

climb
[to go up or down something by usingfeetsometimeshands]
The firemen climbed laddersrescue people living aboveground floor.

clock
[a device that measuresshows time]
I was latework because my clock stopped.

close
[()make something not open; (2) near to]
Please closewindow before you comebed. ()
Stay closemethis big crowd. (2)

cloth
[a material made from plants, chemicals, animal hairother substances]
I feel coolersummer whenwear shirts madecotton cloth.

clothes
[what people wear]
Be surebring enough clothestwo weeks.

cloud
[a massfog highthe sky]
Clouds like those usually mean rain will come soon.

coal
[a solid black substance used as fuel]
Muchour electricityproduced by plants that burn coal as fuel.

coalition
[forces, groups or nations joined together]
The countryled bycoalition governmentthree parties.

coast
[landthe edgethe ocean]
The storm caused high wavesflooding along muchthe Atlantic coast.

coffee
[a drink made fromplantthe same name]
PeopleSeattle drink lotscoffee.

cold
[() not warm; (2) having or feeling great coolness orlow temperature]
The watertoo coldswimming. ()
This has beencold winter, with much icesnow. (2)

collect
[()bring or gather togetherone place; (2)demandreceive]
The driver collectedchildren after schoolbrought them home. ()
Your employer collects taxesthe government every time you are paid. (2)

college
[a small university]
Have you decided where you will attend college?

colony
[land controlled by another country or government]
Hong Kongno longerBritish colony.

color
[the different effectslightthe eye, making blue, red, brown, black, yellowothers]
I lovebright colorsthe autumn leaves.

combine
[to mix or bring together]
The new organization combines radiotelevision broadcasting.

come
[()move toward; (2)arrive]
Jancoming homethe holidays. ()
The two sides came togethera settlement after longdetailed negotiations. (2)

command
[()order; (2)have power over something]
The general commandedarmymove againstenemy. ()
The President commands allmilitary forces. (2)

comment
[()say something about; (2)express an opinion about something]
Mr. President, please comment aboutincreased numberterrorist attacks. ()
He commented aboutwriters who criticizednew book. (2)

committee
[a grouppeople given special work]
The committee met three timesdecide who should getspecial award.

common
[() usual; (2) sameall]
He likedcall himselfcommon man. ()
The allies united forcommon purpose:winwar. (2)

communicate
[()tell; (2)give or exchange information]
The chairman communicated that he was not happy withproposed agreement. ()
Because we communicate well, we understand each other's situation. (2)

community
[a grouppeople living togetherone place or area]
Our community includes people from many other countries.

company
[a business organizedtrade, industrial or other purposes]
My friend started an Internet companyrepairsell old musical instruments.

compare
[to examine whatdifferent or similar]
We urge youcomparepricequalityour products with thoseour competitors.

compete
[to trydo as well as, or better than, another or others]
The Internet lets companies compete almost anywherethe world.

complete
[() having all parts; (2) ended or finished]
I havecomplete setrecordings byBeatles. ()
We completed allwork yesterday. (2)

complex
[()or having many parts that are difficultunderstand; (2) not simple]
The trade agreementthe resultsome very complex negotiations. ()
It may seem simple, but itreally complex. (2)

compromise
[the settlementan argument where each side agreesaccept less than first demanded]
Compromise may not be possiblethat dispute.

computer
[an electronic machinestoringorganizing information, andcommunicating with others]
Computers arenecessary toolmanagingbusiness.

concern
[() interest, worry; (2)fear]
The president expressed concern aboutcontinuing violence. ()
He said heespecially concerned thatfighting will spreadother countries. (2)

condemn
[to sayperson or actionwrong or bad]
The senators condemnedmanrefusinganswer their questions.

condition
[() something declared necessarycomplete an agreement; (2)person's health]
The conditionshis resignation includedten million dollar payment. ()
The doctor saidexamination showed that Gary wasexcellent condition. (2)

conference
[a meeting]
I seemedspend my days going from one conferenceanother.

confirm
[()approve; (2)say that somethingtrue]
The senate confirmedappointmentthe new Agriculture Secretary. ()
The candidate confirmedreport that he was endingcampaign. (2)

conflict
[()fight; (2)battle, especiallylong one]
We hadconflict about politics. ()
The long conflict finally ended withceasefire, notpeace treaty. (2)

congratulate
[to praiseperson orexpress pleasuresuccess or good luck]
I congratulate yougettinghighest scorethe history test.

Congress
[()organizationpeople electedmakelawsthe United States (the HouseRepresentativesthe Senate); (2)similar organizationother countries]
The President's party did not win controleither houseCongress. ()
Five membersMexico's Congress areWashingtondiscuss trade issues. (2)

connect
[()join one thinganother; (2)unite; (3)link]
If you connect this wirethe red one,green light will turn on. ()
The two streams connectformriver that flows through Greenlow City. (2)
The policeman saidtwo crimes are connected. (3)

conservative
[one who usually supports traditionopposes great change]
Williama conservative about social issues.

consider
[()give thought to; (2)think about carefully]
Jackconsidering whatgive Amyher birthday. ()
The headmy office said he would consider my ideas formore effective sales campaign. (2)

constitution
[the written general lawsideas that formnation's systemgovernment]
How dolaws providemaking changesthe constitution?

contain
[()hold; (2)include]
The bottle contains one quartmilk. ()
*one liquid quart = 0.9463 liter(米)
The paintthat old house containsdangerous amountlead. (2)

container
[a box, bottle or can usedhold something]
More juicesoldplastic containers thanglass bottles.

continent
[anythe seven great land areasthe world]
Did you know that long ago allcontinents were joined together?

continue
[to godoing or being]
The governor said he would continuefightjustice.

control
[()direct; (2)have power over]
Who controlsdaily workthe company. ()
The chairmanthe transportation committee controls allspendingtransportation projects. (2)

convention
[a large meeting forspecial purpose]
Political parties hold conventionschoose presidentialvice presidential candidates.

cook
[to heat food before eating it]
Helen will cook spaghetti with meat sauce tonight.

cool
[almost cold]
My coffeecool. Would you warmfor me, please?

cooperate
[to act or work together]
If we cooperatethis work, we will finish more quickly.

copy
[()make something exactly like another; (2) something madelook exactly like another]
Joseph can copy that documentus. ()
This copyso badcannot read it. (2)

corn
[a food grain]
Scientists are worried because genetically-changed corn got into food suppliespeople.

correct
[() true; (2) free from mistakes; (3)changewhatright]
Thatthe correct datethe election. ()
That sales agreementcorrect. (2)
Did you correct that script? (3)

cost
[()price or valuesomething; (2)be valued at]
The costthe bookfive dollars. ()
The book costs five dollars. (2)

cotton
[a material made fromplantthe same name]
Most clothes are madecotton.

count
[to speak or add numbers]
Her child learnedcount by watching Sesame Streettelevision.

country
[()nation; (2)territorya nation; (3) land away from cities]
Englishonethe languageshis country. ()
Muchthe countrythe Westdesert. (2)
My family hadfarmhousethe country, not too far fromcity. (3)

court
[() where trials take place; (2) where judges make decisions about law]
We havegive evidencecourt today. ()
The appeals courtconsidering mistakes madehis trial. (2)

cover
[()put something overperson or thing; (2) anything thatput overperson or thing]
Please coverfood left from dinner. ()
Put your namethe front coveryour book. (2)

cow
[a farm animal usedits milk]
He must pumpmilk fromcows every morningevening.

crash
[()fall violently; (2)hit with great force]
The airplane crashed intomountain. ()
The two cars crashed into each other. (2)

create
[()to make; (2)give life or form to]
She createdbeautiful poem. ()
The DeclarationIndependence says all men are created equal. (2)

creature
[() any living being; (2) any animal or human]
A microscope can showgreat many living creaturesa dropwater. ()
People are learning howlive peacefully with other creatures. (2)

credit
[an agreement that payments will be made atlater time]
With this cardcan use creditbuy things todaypaythem next month.

crew
[a grouppeople working together]
Ten membersthe ship's crew were injured byexplosion.

crime
[an act that violateslaw]
Tellingliethe courta crime.

criminal
[a person whoresponsible forcrime]
The organization triesfind jobscriminals released from prison.

crisis
[() an extremely important time when something may become much better or worse; (2)dangerous situation]
Duringmiddle age crisis, people often make changestheir life. ()
The Cuban missile crisisthe 960s almost causednuclear war. (2)

criticize
[()say whatwrong with something or someone; (2)condemn; (3)judge]
His teacher criticized himnot completingreport. ()
The judge criticizedmanhis evil actssentenced himspend twenty yearsprison. (2)
Her editor asked hercriticizenew book about ancient Egypt. (3)

crops
[plants that are growngatheredfood, such as grains, fruitsvegetables]
The major cropsthis area are cornsoybeans.

cross
[()go from one sideanother; (2)go across]
The mother holds her child's hand when they crossstreet. ()
This ship crossesoceanfive days. (2)

crowd
[a large numberpeople gatheredone place]
A large crowd gatheredwatchshow.

crush
[()damage or destroy by great weight; (2)to defeat completely]
The falling tree crushedhouse. ()
The T.C. Williams High School football team crushed every teamplayed that year. (2)

cry
[to express or show sorrow or pain]
The thoughtnever seeing her again made him cry.

culture
[allbeliefs, traditionsartsa group or population]
Her Western culturemy Eastern culture made our lives exciting.

cure
[()improve health; (2)make well; (3) something that makessick person well]
Living more simplyeating plain food cured mosther health problems. ()
The doctor can curedisease. (2) 
Antibiotics arecureinfection. (3)

curfew
[an orderpeoplestay offstreets orclose their businesses]
The streets were empty every night afterten o'clock curfew.

current
[() movementair, water or electricity; (2) belongingthe present]
The current slows downthis wide partthe river. ()
She foundreporta current publication. (2)

custom
[a long-established belief or activitya people]
Itour customgochurchSunday mornings.

customs
[taxesimports]
I likebuy itemsthe custom-free store because there are no taxespaythe purchase.

cut
[()divide or injure withsharp tool; (2)make less; (3)reduce]
She cut her finger while usingbread knife. ()
The labor strike cutcompany's production by 60 percent. (2)
Congress cut foreign aid spending. (3)

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