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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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adaptation: Read
n. (physiology) the responsive adjustment of a sense organ (as the eye) to varying conditions (as of light)
n. the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions)


addict: Read
v. to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)
n. someone who is physiologically dependent on a substance; abrupt deprivation of the substance produces withdrawal symptoms


addictive: Read
a. causing or characterized by addiction

additive: Read
a. characterized or produced by addition
a. designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree


adequate: Read
a. having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task
a. sufficient for the purpose


adjacent: Read
a. having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching
a. nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space


adjoin: Read
v. lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
v. be in direct physical contact with; make contact


adjust: Read
v. place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight
v. alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard


adjustment: Read
n. an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances
n. the act of adjusting something to match a standard


administration: Read
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


adobe: Read
n. sun-dried brick; used in hot dry climates
n. the clay from which adobe bricks are made


adolescent: Read
a. relating to or peculiar to or suggestive of an adolescent
a. displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity


adopt: Read
v. put into dramatic form
v. choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans


adoption: Read
n. a legal proceeding that creates a parent-child relation between persons not related by blood; the adopted child is entitled t...

advent: Read
n. the season including the four Sundays preceding Christmas
n. arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)


advocate: Read
v. push for something
v. speak, plead, or argue in favor of


affect: Read
v. connect closely and often incriminatingly
v. have an effect upon


affiliate: Read
n. a subordinate or subsidiary associate; a person who is affiliated with another or with an organization
v. keep company with; hang out with


affirm: Read
v. to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
v. establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts


affliction: Read
n. a cause of great suffering and distress
n. a state of great suffering and distress due to adversity


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 PTE Academic Vocabulary - QuizMore Quizzes Show Quiz 
abstract  Read
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a. being present (at meeting or event etc.)
a. following or accompanying as a consequence
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n. music written for a ballet
n. a theatrical representation of a story that is performed to music by trained dancers
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v. distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose
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n. a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance
a. dealing with a subject in the abstract without practical purpose or intention
accordion  Read
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v. assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
v. furnish
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n. a portable box-shaped free-reed instrument; the reeds are made to vibrate by air from the bellows controlled by the player
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v. annoy persistently
v. surround so as to force to give up
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v. kill in large numbers
affiliate  Read
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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 threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped
v. force (someone) to have sex against their will
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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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a. obtainable or accessible and ready for use or service
a. convenient for use or disposal
affordable  Read
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v. take (territory) as if by conquest
v. attach to
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v. annoy persistently
v. surround so as to force to give up
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n. the faculty or power of mental concentration
n. a motionless erect stance with arms at the sides and feet together; assumed by military personnel during drill or review
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a. that you have the financial means for
analyze  Read
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v. assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
v. furnish
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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 sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money)
n. an especially rich vein of precious ore
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n. music written for a ballet
n. a theatrical representation of a story that is performed to music by trained dancers
antibiotic  Read
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a. characterized or produced by addition
a. designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree
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n. a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections
a. of or relating to antibiotic drugs
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a. having the properties of a magnet; the ability to draw or pull
a. having power to arouse interest
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v. lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
appetite  Read
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v. take (territory) as if by conquest
v. attach to
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v. be close or similar
a. located close together
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n. a feeling of craving something
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v. go or travel along with
v. be present or associated with an event or entity
appoint  Read
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n. the act of amending or correcting
n. a statement that is added to or revises or improves a proposal or document (a bill or constitution etc.)
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a. offering little or no hope
a. unpleasantly cold and damp
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v. assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
v. furnish
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v. be earlier in time; go back further
v. establish something as being earlier relative to something else
appraisal  Read
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a. relating to or peculiar to or suggestive of an adolescent
a. displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity
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a. obtainable or accessible and ready for use or service
a. convenient for use or disposal
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n. a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money)
n. an especially rich vein of precious ore
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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)
assert  Read
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v. distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose
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v. assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
v. furnish
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v. assert to be true
v. state categorically
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n. an increase in price or value
n. a favorable judgment
 PTE Academic Vocabulary - SpellMore Exercises Show Exercise 
Read [Esc] n. the action of accomplishing something
n. an ability that has been acquired by training


Spelling Word: accomplishment
Read [Esc] n. alternative names for the body of a human being
n. a detailed analysis


Spelling Word: anatomy
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


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Read [Esc] n. a feeling of craving something


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Read [Esc] n. the work of applying something
n. the act of bringing something to bear; using it for a particular purpose


Spelling Word: application
Read [Esc] n. an entertainment that is offered to the public
n. the quality of arousing interest; being attractive or something that attracts


Spelling Word: attraction
Read [Esc] n. a biography of yourself


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Read [Esc] n. an auxiliary activity


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Read [Esc] n. the conductor of a band


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Read [Esc] n. a natural depression in the surface of the land often with a lake at the bottom of it
n. a bathroom sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipe; where you can wash your hands and face


Spelling Word: basin