The Hindu Lead Article (Surveying India’s unemployment numbers) – Feb 09, 2019

The Hindu Lead Article (Surveying India’s unemployment numbers) – Feb 09, 2019

Monthly measurement of the unemployment rate is one of the requirements of the Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Below is today’s advanced word list-1 for The Hindu Lead Article (Surveying India’s unemployment numbers) – Feb 09, 2019.

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Today’s Advanced Word List 1 for The Hindu Lead Article (Surveying India’s unemployment numbers) – Feb 09, 2019:

  1. demonetisation (noun) – the act of deprive currency unit (note/coin) of its status as money.
  2. bear the brunt (phrase) – to suffer or endure the worst part of something (force/burden/pressure) when a very bad or unpleasant thing happens.
  3. comply with (verb) – abide by, adhere to, conform to.
  4. take exception (phrase) – object, raise an objection.
  5. with respect to (phrase) – with regard to, with reference to, in connection with.
  6. shambles (noun) – complete mess, disorder/disarray, disorganization.
  7. befit (verb) – appropriate/proper to, suitable for, consistent with
  8. demographic dividend (noun) – it is defined as a boost in economic productivity that occurs when there are growing numbers of people in the workforce relative to the number of dependents (or) it is the accelerated development that can arise when a population has a relatively large proportion of working-age people coupled with effective human capital investment.
  9. compliance (noun) – observation, adherence, conformity.
  10. household (noun) – family, house.
  11. well-being (noun) – welfare, good health, comfort/happiness.
  12. comprehensive (adjective) – complete/full, thorough, extensive.
  13. fidelity (noun) – accuracy, exactness, precision.
  14. obviate (verb) – avoid, prevent, eliminate.
  15. respondent (noun) – litigator, opponent, disputant.
  16. preceding (adjective) – previous, prior, earlier.
  17. interpret (verb) – understand, construe, read/take.
  18. findings (noun) – conclusion/result; resolution, decision.
  19. vitiate (verb) – spoil, impair, destroy.
  20. give up (phrasal verb) – forgo, abandon, stop trying.
  21. aftermath (noun) – consequence, result/outcome, repercussion.
  22. imply (verb) – say indirectly, suggest, hint.
  23. reflection (noun) – thought/thinking, consideration, opinion.
  24. exodus (noun) – mass departure, evacuation, leaving/exit.
  25. underline (verb) – underscore, emphasize, highlight.
  26. bias (verb) – prejudice, influence; distort, skew.
  27. brunt (noun) – burden, pressure, strain.
  28. jolt (noun) – shock, surprise, upset.
  29. drive away (phrasal verb) – disband, separate, dispel/break up.
  30. substantial (adjective) – real, true, actual.
  31. shrink (verb) – reduce/diminish, lessen, dwindle.
  32. in spite of (phrase) – despite, notwithstanding, regardless of.
  33. bias (noun) – prejudice, partiality, bigotry/discrimination.
  34. impediment (noun) – hindrance, obstruction, barrier.
  35. window (noun) – opportunity, chance, opening.
  36. citizenry (noun) – all the people/citizens (of a place/country considered as a whole).
  37. in the dark (phrase) – uninformed about, unaware of, ignorant of/unacquainted with.

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