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IELTS general test is to measure English level to fit for daily living and working. To apply to migrate to English speaking countries including Australia, the UK, and New Zealand, people usually are asked to take this test. To reflect nature of this test, IELTS general vocabulary has its own attribute: related to basic living and social activities. Most of words in general test are common but from real scenarios, such as shopping in mall and renting an apartment. These words aren’t difficult for native English speakers. But for ESL, many people still need take courses to study before test day. This IELTS general word list is compiled to them. It will dramatically decrease studying time and increase chance to pass the test. In addition, these 4000 IELTS general words are basic for both IELTS tests. If you are academic test taker, you have to know this list as your fundamental vocabulary. Based on it, enrich IELTS academic vocabulary. To skim all words quickly, we don’t show definitions in word list, instead append a Look Up button after each word. This design helps you skip known words as fast as possible. Because this is a basic list, you know some of them more or less. In case you want definition, click the button, definition which is powered by wordnik, will show on demand.


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active  Read
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a. disposed to take action or effectuate change
a. in operation
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n. an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
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ad. used as intensifiers
ad. in a terrible manner
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n. a feeling of delight at being entertained
n. an activity that is diverting and that holds the attention
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n. the act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation
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v. cause to agonize
v. suffer agony or anguish
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n. the act of initiating hostilities
n. deliberately unfriendly behavior
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a. giving an advantage
a. appropriate for achieving a particular end; implies a lack of concern for fairness
adviser  Read
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n. a native or inhabitant of Asia
a. of or relating to or characteristic of Asia or the peoples of Asia or their languages or culture
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n. a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance
v. become angry
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n. an expert who gives advice
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n. an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
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a. addicted to alcohol
a. characteristic of or containing alcohol
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n. a native or inhabitant of Asia
a. of or relating to or characteristic of Asia or the peoples of Asia or their languages or culture
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v. cause to agonize
v. suffer agony or anguish
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n. a female actor
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v. be in accord; be in agreement
v. go together
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ad. used as intensifiers
ad. in a terrible manner
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n. an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
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n. a public promotion of some product or service
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n. a feeling of delight at being entertained
n. an activity that is diverting and that holds the attention
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ad. from appearances alone
ad. unmistakably (`plain' is often used informally for `plainly')
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a. addicted to alcohol
a. characteristic of or containing alcohol
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a. (followed by `to') in agreement with or accordant with
a. (followed by `to') as reported or stated by
ambient  Read
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a. completely enveloping
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ad. used to indicate that a statement explains or supports a previous statement
ad. in any way whatsoever
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n. a demonstration of approval by clapping the hands together
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a. being up to particular standard or level especially in being up to date in knowledge
ad. alongside each other, facing in the same direction
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a. disposed to take action or effectuate change
a. in operation
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n. a feeling of delight at being entertained
n. an activity that is diverting and that holds the attention
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n. an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
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n. the creation of beautiful or significant things
n. the products of human creativity; works of art collectively
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n. a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance
v. become angry
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ad. at an earlier place
ad. in or to a place that is higher
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ad. used as intensifiers
ad. in a terrible manner
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v. terminate
v. chop or split with an ax
apartment  Read
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a. completely enveloping
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ad. behind or in the rear
ad. happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
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n. the nations of the Asian continent collectively
n. the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
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n. a suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house
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Read [Esc] n. the state of being acceptable and accepted
n. (contract law) words signifying consent to the terms of an offer (thereby creating a contract)


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Read [Esc] n. a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)
n. an organic process that takes place in the body


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Read [Esc] n. a female actor


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Read [Esc] a. capable of being changed so as to match or fit
a. capable of being regulated


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Read [Esc] n. a proposal for an appropriate course of action


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Read [Esc] a. relating to rural matters
a. relating to or used in or promoting agriculture or farming


Spelling Word: agricultural
Read [Esc] v. give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause
v. [___] the presence of or [___] (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting


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Read [Esc] n. the elementary stages of any subject (usually plural)
n. a character set that includes letters and is used to write a language


Spelling Word: alphabet
Read [Esc] n. someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
n. the referent of an anaphor; a phrase or clause that is referred to by an anaphoric pronoun


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Read [Esc] v. increase the value of
v. make aware of


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