Advanced Word List 1-Learn English-Improve Vocabulary (How the data sets stack up – The Hindu Apr 04, 2018)

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

How the data sets stack up – The Hindu Apr 04, 2018

In recent years, there has been a lot of discussion on increasing inequality within several countries of the world, including India, particularly after the publication of Thomas Piketty’s book on inequality. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”.

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

  1. stack up (phrasal verb) – pile up, heap, build up.
  2. inequality (noun) – imbalance, disproportionvariation/difference.
  3. adverse (adjective) – disadvantageous, unfavourable, unfortunate.
  4. Gini coefficient (noun) – a statistical measure of inequality in which the Italian statistician, Gini gauged the rich-poor income or wealth variation.
  5. alarming (adjective) – worrying, disturbing, troubling.
  6. household (noun) – family.
  7. Tendulkar poverty line (noun) – Tendulkar poverty line is a cut-off line which categorised people earning less than Rs. 33 a day as poor. It was defined so by the Committee headed by an Indian Economist Suresh Tendulkar.
  8. hold good (phrase) – remain true or valid.
  9. cut-off (noun) – a fixed level or point.
  10. decile -wise (noun) – a method of comparing 10 equal set of people (population) categorized/classified on a particular variable.
  11. imply (verb) – suggest, hint, say indirectly.

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