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2000 PTE Academic Vocabulary (1)

As you know, PTE academic exam is for students who are applying the colleges of English countries, so its required vocabulary is much more difficult than general test. Here we offer PTE academic words of 2000 for test takers. You may find many word lists from Internet or books in preparing exam, don’t hurry to start. At first, you should ensure it’s a PTE academic list. PTE has separate tests, and the supposed vocabularies are absolutely different. You need a list for PTE academic exam. Even it’s for academic test, scan it quickly. If too easy, don’t deserve to spend time; if too hard, consider whether you have enough time to challenge it. As a matter of fact, students usually have different strategies when preparing PTE academic vocabulary: some want to get a score as high as possible; some just need a basic score to pass. So there are lots of PTE academic word lists, you should pick one what matches your purpose. As for this list, it is for high score hunters.


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appendix: Read
n. a vestigial process that extends from the lower end of the cecum and that resembles a small pouch
n. supplementary material that is collected and appended at the back of a book


appetite: Read
n. a feeling of craving something

applaud: Read
v. express approval of
v. clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval


applicant: Read
n. a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission

application: Read
n. the work of applying something
n. the act of bringing something to bear; using it for a particular purpose


appoint: Read
v. assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
v. furnish


appraisal: Read
n. the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
n. a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)


appreciable: Read
a. enough to be estimated or measured

appreciate: Read
v. be fully aware of; realize fully
v. increase the value of


appreciation: Read
n. an increase in price or value
n. a favorable judgment


approach: Read
n. a relatively short golf shot intended to put the ball onto the putting green
v. begin to deal with


appropriate: Read
v. give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause
a. suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc


approximate: Read
v. be close or similar
a. located close together


approximately: Read
ad. (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct

aquatic: Read
a. operating or living or growing in water
n. a plant that lives in or on water


arbitrary: Read
a. based on or subject to individual discretion or preference or sometimes impulse or caprice

arc: Read
n. something curved in shape
v. form an arch or curve


arduous: Read
a. characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
a. difficult to accomplish; demanding considerable mental effort and skill


area: Read
n. a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)
n. a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve


armory: Read
n. a place where arms are manufactured
n. a military structure where arms and ammunition and other military equipment are stored and training is given in the use of arms


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 PTE Academic Vocabulary - QuizMore Quizzes Show Quiz 
academician  Read
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n. a physicist who studies astronomy
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v. assert to be true
v. state categorically
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n. a scholar who is skilled in academic disputation
n. an educator who works at a college or university
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n. the lowermost portion of a structure partly or wholly below ground level; often used for storage
n. the ground floor facade or interior in Renaissance architecture
accomplishment  Read
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a. inherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descent
a. of or belonging to or inherited from an ancestor
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n. the action of accomplishing something
n. an ability that has been acquired by training
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n. a physicist who studies astronomy
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v. give the color and appearance of bronze to something
n. an alloy of copper and tin and sometimes other elements; also any copper-base alloy containing other elements in place of tin
adequate  Read
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a. having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task
a. sufficient for the purpose
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n. the process of taking in and expelling air during breathing
n. a slight movement of the air
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a. open to two or more interpretations; or of uncertain nature or significance; or (often) intended to mislead
a. having no intrinsic or objective meaning; not organized in conventional patterns
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n. a biography of yourself
advocate  Read
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v. push for something
v. speak, plead, or argue in favor of
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n. an opening (especially a gap in a dike or fortification)
n. a failure to perform some promised act or obligation
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a. (of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth ; strictly correct
a. conforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy
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v. expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
v. broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television
affiliate  Read
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n. an increase in price or value
n. a favorable judgment
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v. break down into components or essential features
v. make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features
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n. a subordinate or subsidiary associate; a person who is affiliated with another or with an organization
v. keep company with; hang out with
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v. annoy persistently
v. surround so as to force to give up
affliction  Read
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n. something curved in shape
v. form an arch or curve
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n. the action of accomplishing something
n. an ability that has been acquired by training
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v. make a deep hollow sound
v. hit hard
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n. a cause of great suffering and distress
n. a state of great suffering and distress due to adversity
ancestral  Read
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a. inherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descent
a. of or belonging to or inherited from an ancestor
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n. an opening (especially a gap in a dike or fortification)
n. a failure to perform some promised act or obligation
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a. completely wanting or lacking
a. not bearing offspring
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n. a will to succeed
n. a cherished desire
aspiration  Read
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n. the process of taking in and expelling air during breathing
n. a slight movement of the air
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v. assert to be true
v. state categorically
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n. a binding commitment to do or give or refrain from something
n. a British term for some kinds of insurance
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n. a will to succeed
n. a cherished desire
astronomer  Read
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n. a physicist who studies astronomy
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n. an opening (especially a gap in a dike or fortification)
n. a failure to perform some promised act or obligation
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v. lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
v. be in direct physical contact with; make contact
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n. a flat piece of material designed for a special purpose
n. a flat portable surface (usually rectangular) designed for board games
autobiography  Read
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v. close violently
v. strike violently
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v. lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
v. be in direct physical contact with; make contact
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n. a biography of yourself
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n. an opening (especially a gap in a dike or fortification)
n. a failure to perform some promised act or obligation
 PTE Academic Vocabulary - SpellMore Exercises Show Exercise 
Read [Esc] v. do away with


Spelling Word: abolish
Read [Esc] n. the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
n. the act of governing; exercising authority


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Read [Esc] v. expose to cool or cold [___] so as to cool or freshen
v. broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television


Spelling Word: air
Read [Esc] n. a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
v. make an [___] of


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Read [Esc] v. take (territory) as if by conquest
v. attach to


Spelling Word: annex
Read [Esc] v. realize beforehand
v. act in advance of; deal with ahead of time


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Read [Esc] a. appearing as such but not necessarily so
a. clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment


Spelling Word: apparent
Read [Esc] n. a vestigial process that extends from the lower end of the cecum and that resembles a small pouch
n. supplementary material that is collected and appended at the back of a book


Spelling Word: appendix
Read [Esc] n. the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
n. a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)


Spelling Word: appraisal
Read [Esc] n. the thing arranged or agreed to
n. a piece of music that has been adapted for performance by a particular set of voices or instruments


Spelling Word: arrangement