Poppy in English

Poppy is the common name with which a variety of wild plants are known, typical of North America, Asia and Europe, as well as its flower. The word, as such, derives from ababol. Poppies are annual plants, of the Papaveraceae family, usually with red flowers, the stem covered with bristling hairs, the capsule fruit and the blackish-colored seed. It grows frequently […]

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Amber in English

The term amber refers to a fossil resin of conifers, yellow, more or less dark, electrizable, with good color. Also, it is used as an adjective to indicate that a thing has a color between yellow and orange, such as fossil resin, for example: “I bought a shirt for this night amber.” The expression amber, is also known as “succino” , is […]

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Environmentalism in English

The word environmentalism refers to those social and community movements whose main cause is the protection and preservation of the environment. These types of movements are usually also referred to as conservationism, green politics or environmentalism. This last term, however, should not be confused with the word ecology, which means ‘science that studies the environment’. Environmentalism has been growing as the […]

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Environment in English

Environment is the environment or fluid that surrounds a body, for example: ambient temperature and environment. It can also be said that the expression environment is the air or atmosphere that living beings breathe or that are found, for example: “Today the environment is fresh.” The word environment is of Latin origin ambiens which means “surrounding”. Environment indicates the […]

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Ambiguity in English

Ambiguity is the quality of ambiguous, that is, it is a term that expresses the quality of what is susceptible to various interpretations, all of them consistent, which gives rise to doubt, inaccuracy, confusion or ambivalence. For example: “The artist managed to capture the essence of the royal family in photography.” The phrase can be interpreted […]

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Adjective in English

The adjective is a kind of word that qualifies the noun, with which it agrees on gender and number, to complement its meaning. From the semantic point of view, the adjective can express qualities (beautiful, tall), states (single, sad, happy), attitudes (active, idealistic), possibilities (probable, incredible), origin or nationality (Mexican, Argentine). The adjectives complement the meaning […]

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Addiction in English

Addiction is persistent and compulsive dependence on a substance or behavior. Addiction is characterized by denial, lack of control over use or behavior, relapse in use or behavior despite knowing the negative consequences it entails, and distortions of thinking regarding addiction. in periodic or continuous episodes. Addictions are of a genetic, psychosocial or environmental nature, and directly affect the […]

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Ad hoc in English

Ad hoc means “for this purpose” or “for this.” It is a Latin phrase that is often used to indicate that a given event is temporary and is intended for that specific purpose. An ad hoc examination, an ad hoc method, a position or an ad hoc function, are examples that define the creation of something provisional, which will only serve a certain purpose. […]

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Adhesion in English

Adhesion is the union, approval or agreement with an idea or opinion. For example: the purpose of my speech is for the public to adhere to my business plan. The term adhesion is used as a synonym for acceptance, approval, conformity, consent, ratification. So it is used in different contexts to support, share and fulfill an opinion, project or idea […]

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Addendum in English

An addendum is an appendix with which information is added to a writing, document, contract, book or manual. The word, as such, comes from the Latin addenda, which means ‘what has to be added’, which in turn comes from the verb addeĕre, which means ‘add’. Thus, the term is mainly used in reference to written productions to which, for […]

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