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Level : Three Book : Two Unit : Six Inputs :  1) The silk road (R) / 2) Multicultural societies (L)  / 3) Christopher Columbus (R)  / 4) Globalisation (L) Word Definition / Examples  Related Words / Collocations achievement   (N)  [C or U] Something very good and difficult that you have succeeded in doing: The opening of America brought the ideas and  achievements  of Aristotle, Galileo, Newton,  and the thousands of thinkers, writers, and inventors who followed. (I3) Western civilization stands for the values that make human life possible: reason, science,  self reliance, individualism, ambition, productive   achievement . (I3) See also:  to achieve  (V)  BASIC Unit 10     INT Unit 2 A productive  achievement Word Definition / Examples  Related Words / Collocations to  acquire   (V)  [T]  To obtain something: When Columbus came to this country, he was looking to   acquire   wealth and with the  desire and need to  acquire  wealth to take back to Spain, Columbus brought an enormous  amount of destruction to the native people already here. (Columbus) See also:  acquisition  (N)  INT Unit 7 to acquire wealth Word Definition / Examples  Related Words / Collocations admirable  (ADJ) Deserving respect or approval: This drive towards democracy has definitely been one of the most   admirable   aspects   of  globalisation. (I4) an admirable aspect  of sth Word Definition / Examples  Related Words / Collocations advocacy  (V) [U] Publicly supporting or suggesting an idea, development or way of doing something: The  advocacy  of ethnicity means racism plus tradition, i.e., racism plus conformity. (I3) 1 Level 3 – Unit 6 – Vocabulary Companion
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Word Definition / Examples  Related Words / Collocations to affect  (V) [T] To have an influence on someone or something, or to cause them to change: I mentioned that globalisation is also  affecting  cultural diversity and I think we can all see  that in our daily lives. (I4) Obviously, English is the most important of these and it truly has become the lingua franca  of the world, but how does this really  affect  the world? Well, for instance, in 2002, over  80% of websites were in English. (I4) See also:  affecting  (ADJ)  BASIC Unit 2     INT Unit 2 Word Definition / Examples  Related Words / Collocations alike  (ADV) In a similar way: Cultural homogenization is the idea that cultures are becoming more  and more  alike , the  same in fact, and no one can deny that it’s been occurring at a rapid pace over the last 50  years. (I4) to become more  alike Word Definition / Examples  Related Words / Collocations area  (N) [C] area  (N) [C] A particular part of a place, piece of land or country:
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