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  accelerate  vt.(使)加快;促进 vi. 加快,加速
  The Internet accelerates the process of E-commerce by providing people with an ability to try on different lifestyles with little risk.
  因特网让人们能够没有风险地尝试不同的生活方式,从而加快了电子商务 的进程。
 
  access n.入口,出口;接近,进入 vt.接近,进入;使用,获取
  The World Bank says 3/4 of the poor have no access to banks.
  世界银行称3/4的穷人无法得到银行服务。
 
  accessible adj.易接近的;可理解的
  Education should be free, accessible for all, everywhere and any time.
  教育应该是免费的,无论何时,无论何地,所有的人都可以获得教育。
 
  account n.账目;存款;记述,报告;理由 vt.(+for)解释,导致;占(比例)
  Poor women are 28% less likely to have bank accounts than poor men.
  贫困女性拥有银行账户的可能性比贫困男性低28%。
  In America, smoking rates are down. But cigarette smoke accounts for 1/5 of all the death.
  现在美国的吸烟率下降了,但吸烟导致的死亡人数仍占全部死亡人数的五分之一。
 
  activity n.活动
  Golf, tennis,riding, surfing, jogging, and even parachuting, are popular recreational activities.
  髙尔夫、网球、骑马、冲浪、慢跑,甚至跳伞,都是人们喜爱的休闲活动。
 
  adaptation  n.适应,顺应;改编
  Adaptation is the process by which living things adjust to changes in their environment.
  适应就是生物随着环境的变化而调整自己的过程。
 
  addict n.有瘾的人,入迷的人;(吸毒)成瘾者 vt.使沉溺,使上瘾;使沾染(恶习)
  Around America, special drug courts work with addicts to get them counseling and treatment.
  在美国各地,毒品专门法庭与药物滥用者共同努力,使他们得到咨询和治疗。
 
  More and more over the years we began to see people being.addicted to prescription drugs.
  多年以来,我们越来越多地发现人们过分依赖处方药。
 
  addition n.加,增加;附加;加法
  Online dating is a great addition to the ways for singles to look for love. 
  网恋是单身人士寻找真爱途径的有效补充形式。
  Over the centuries,the United States Capitol has had many changes andadditions.
  几百年来,美国的国会大厦进行了多次改建和增建
 
  address n.地址;演讲,演说 vt.讲演;处理
  We have addressed the problem of urban crime and are continuing to address it.
  我们已经解决了城市犯罪问题并在继续努力。
 
  administration n.管理;实行;(政府)行政机关
  The Obama administration says the law has already helped millions of Americans.
  奥巴马政府表示,该项法律已经帮助了数百万美国人。
 
  admission  n.准许进入,人场费;承认,坦白
  W: The admission price is $ 15 per person. That's really expensive for just one show.
  M: You're right.
  女:入场费每人15美元,这对于一次演出来说确实是太贵了。
  男:你说得对。
 
  adolescent n.少年 adj. 青春期的,青少年的
  In American society, an adolescent reaches adult status when he or she is able to financially support himself or herself.
  在美国社会里,青少年能在经济上独立时就是成人了。
 
  adopt vt.采用,采取,采纳;收养;接受,批准
  Online banking has been adopted by more and more banks in China.
  在中国,越来越多的银行采用了网上银行的运营方式。
 
  adult adj. 成熟的,成年人的,成年的 n.成年的人或动物
  Even if sleep among older Americans is actually worse than in younger adults, feelings about it still improve with age.
  即使美国老年人的睡眠实际上比青壮年差,但睡眠的感受却随着年龄增长而改善。
 
  advise vt. 提议,建议 vi.建议,提供意见
  Parents are usually advised not to offer more money until the next allowance.
  一般建议家长在给下次零花钱之前,不要另给孩子钱
 
  affect vt.影响;假装
  The report says the areas that will be most affected by water problems are North Africa, the Middle East and South Asia.
  该报告称,受水资源问题影响最大的地区将是北非、中东和南亚。
 
  afford vt.买得起,担负得起
  The more we talk about the apartment, the less likely it seems we can afford it.
  我们说房子说得越多,似乎越是买不起房子。
 
  agency n. 代理,机构
  The World Bank is a development agency.
  世界银行是一个发展机构。
 
  agreement n.协定,协议;同意,一致
  When companies get together and conspire to enter into agreements that eliminate price competition, it crosses the line.
  当公司共同商议达成消除价格竞争的协议时,这就跨越了允许的界限。
 
  aid n.帮助;助手,辅助设备 v.帮助,资助,救助
  Experts expect China’s central bank to increase the money supply to aid economic growth.
  专家估计,中国央行会增加货币供应量促进经济增长。
 
  album n.相册;唱片
  Joyce selected an album, removed the record from its cover and put it on the turntable.
  乔伊斯选择了一张唱片,去掉外面的包装,把唱片放在唱机上。
 
  allegory  n.寓言
  This allegory tells us a person who gets up early and moves quickly has the best chance of success.
  这个寓言告诉我们早起来快行动的人成功的机会最大。
 
  allowance  n.津贴,补贴,零用钱;默许,默认 
  Many children first learn the value of money by receiving an allowance.
  很多孩子最初是通过零花钱开始明白金钱的价值。
 
  alter v.改变,更改;修改
  The impact of Armstrong and other Jazz musicians altered the course of both popular and classical music.
  阿姆斯特朗和其他爵士乐音乐家的影响改变了流行音乐和古典音乐的方向。
 
  ancient adj.办古代的,古老的;年老的;老式的
  Even in ancient times,, people liked to eat lettuce.
  就是在古时候,人们也爱吃莴苣。
 
  anniversary n.周年纪念日 adj.周年的;周年纪念的
  The National Park Service in the United States will mark its 100th anniversary in 2016.
  2016年将迎来美国国家公园署成立100周年纪念日。
 
  announce v.宣布,述说,声称
  The president last week announced a plan to protect Internet users in the United States.
  总统上周宣布了一项旨在保护美国互联网用户的方案。
 
  annual adj.每年的;一年的
  Since 1978, China’s economy has maintained an average 10% annual growth.
  自1978年起,中国的经济一直保持每年10%的增速。
 
  apartment n.寓所,住房,房间
  Carl wanted to find an apartment for 300 dollars a month.
  卡尔希望找到月租金为300美元的公寓。
 
  appeal n.呼吁,(迫切的)要求(帮助、同情等)恳求 vi.有吸引力;求助(于)
  He says whatever they produce will also need a price that appeals to meat lovers
  他说无论产品是什么,还需要能够吸引肉食爱好者的价格
 
  appearance  n.外貌,外观,出现,露面
  Personal appearance is very important to most of us.
  对我们多数人来说,外貌至关重要。
 
  appointment n.约会;任命;职务,职位
  It's not like Lora to be late for an appointment.
  约会迟到可不像罗拉会做的事。
 
  appreciate vt.感激;欣赏;领会 vi.(使)增值,涨价
  You know you connect with the earth, where your food comes from. You appreciate the food a little bit more.
  你与地球紧密关联,你的食物来自地球。了解这一点,你就会更珍视食物。
 
  approach v.接近,走近,靠近;着手处理 n.方法,途径;接近
  Old-fashioned approach is not going to be unseated very quickly by computer-aided instruction.
 
  传统的教学方法不会很快被计算机辅助教学所取代。
  approval n.同意,赞成;批准
  More than half of the overdoses involved drugs that need a doctor’s approval. 用药过量的情况有一半以上涉及医生开的处方药。
 
  approve v.赞成,同意;批准,认可,核准
  Once Professor Gordon approves your topic,you can begin writing an outline of your paper.
  一旦戈登教授认可了你的课题,你就可以开始写论文提纲了。
 
  arise vi&vt.产生,出现;起源于,产生于
  Other problems arise.
  其他问题涌现出来。
 
  arouse vt.他引起;唤醒;使行动起来
  Among the general public, computers arouse strong feelings—people either love them or hate them.
 
  计算机在公众心里激发起强烈的情感——要么爱,要么恨。
 
  aspect  n.方面
  Cities contain the very best aspects of a society: opportunities for education, employment, and entertainment.
  城市拥有社会最好的特性:教育、工作、娱乐的机会多。
 
  assignment  n.分给,分配;任务,工作,(课外)作业
  Some students could learn very well from talks and reading assignments, blogs and discussion groups.
  有的学生通过谈话、课外阅读、博客和小组讨论就可以学得很好。 
 
  assistance n.帮助,援助
  The organization is urging the United States government to increase development assistance, or at least not to decrease it.
 
  该组织正敦促美国政府增加发展援助,至少不会减少援助。
 
  asthma  n.气喘,哮喘
  The World Health Organization says asthma affects about 235 million people worldwide.
  世界健康组织称全球哮喘病人约有2.35亿人。
 
  astonishing  adj.使人吃惊的,惊人的
  Somewhere in the process of growing up we lose an astonishing 385 laughs a day.
  在成长的过程中,我们每天少笑385次,这个数字颇为惊人。
 
  attend v.出席,参加;侍候,照顾;关注
  The Department of Education says the average yearly cost of attending a public college was about 12,800 dollars in 2010.
  教育部称2010年公立大学每年的学费平均约为12800美元。
 
  attendance  n. 出席,参加;出席者,出席人数
  The attendance at many amusement and theme parks has dropped this year in America.
  美国许多游乐场和主题公园的参观人数今年有所下降。
 
  attract  vt.吸引,诱惑 vi.具有吸引力;引人注意
  As sure as honey attracts bees, Valentine ’ s Day attracts scientists with studies about human relations.
  就像蜂蜜一定能引来蜜蜂,情人节也一定会引来研究人际关系的科学家。
 
  available adj.可用的;有空的,可会见的
  The sweaters sell for $ 7.55 and are available in 5 colors.
  7.55美元的毛衣有5种颜色供选择。
 
  average adj.平常的;平均的,(价值、比率等的)平均数的 n.平均水平,平均率
  A French newspaper found that in 1930 the French laughed on average for 19 minutes per day.
  —家法国报纸称法国人在1930年每天平均笑19分钟。