Advanced Word List 1-Learn English-Improve Vocabulary (Heed the federal framework – The Hindu Apr 12, 2018)

Today’s Advanced Word List 1-Learn English-Improve Vocabulary.

Heed the federal framework – The Hindu Apr 12, 2018

Most federations in the world have arrangements for the mobilisation and devolution of resources. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”.

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Today’s Advanced Word List 1 To Learn English And To Improve Vocabulary:

  1. heed (verb) – pay attention to, take into account, abide by.
  2. mobilisation (noun) – the act of bringing resources together for a particular cause.
  3. devolution (noun) – transfer, delegation, distribution.
  4. equitable (adjective) – fair, right, impartial/unbiased.
  5. cursory (adjective) – casual, routine, inattentive/half-hearted.
  6. entrust (verb) – assign, give the responsibility for, hand over.
  7. inaction (noun) – inactivity, apathy/negligence; inertia.
  8. asymmetry (noun) – non-uniformity, unevenness, inequity.
  9. federalism (noun) – a system of government in which establishments such as states or provinces share power with a national government.
  10. anomaly (noun) – abnormality/irregularity, oddity, deviation.
  11. criterion (noun) – basis, point of reference, principle/standard.
  12. fiscal consolidation (noun) – it is a reduction in the underlying (basic) fiscal deficit and public debt.( fiscal deficit – it is the amount by which government expenses exceed income).
  13. offshoot (noun) – derivative, outcome/result; a thing developed from something else.
  14. explicitly (adverb) – clearly, unequivocally, without any doubt.
  15. residual approach (noun) – an approach deals with needs as they come.
  16. vertical devolution (adjective) – it refers to the disproportionate allocation of expenditure and revenue between the Central and State governments.
  17. unprecedented (adjective) – not done or experienced before.
  18. inclination (noun) – natural tendency, disposition, urge/desire.
  19. micromanage (verb) – to control every part of an activity.
  20. venture (verb) – to do something different & risky.
  21. realm (noun) – area, field (of activity).
  22. populist (adjective) – related to politicians who claim that they are representing the common/ordinary people.
  23. curtail (verb) – reduce, decrease, lessen.
  24. albeit (conjunction) – though, even though, however.
  25. fiscal responsibility (noun) – the act of creating, optimizing and maintaining a balanced budget.
  26. fiscal space (noun) – it is the flexibility of a government in its spending choices, and, more generally, to the financial well-being of a government.
  27. squeeze (noun) – a strong (financial) demand or pressure.
  28. presumption (noun) – assumption, supposition, speculation, belief/thought.

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Advanced Word List 1-Learn English-Improve Vocabulary


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