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challenge

something difficult

[uncountable and countable noun]

challenge of
The company is ready to meet the challenges of the next few years.

consideration

[uncountable noun] formal

careful thought and attention, especially before making an official or important decision:

proposals put forward for consideration

convincing

making you believe that something is true or right

Courtenay played the role in an utterly convincing way.

course

in the course of last year = during last year

cover

  • (verb)news
    to report the details of an event for a newspaper or a television or radio programme:
    I'd just returned from covering the Cambodian war.
  • to include or deal with a particular subject or group of things:
    'Exercise' is a word which covers a vast range of activities.

D

debris

the pieces of something that are left after it has been destroyed in an accident, explosion etc:

She was hit by flying debris from the blast.

deliberately

done in a way that is intended or planned [= on purpose, intentionally]:

He deliberately upset her.

design

design (verb) context: is designed as

Definition: to plan or develop something for a specific purpose (Longman DCE 2008)

Example: These exercises are designed to sthrengthen your muscles. (Longman DCE 2008)

This textbook has been designed to explain the basic terminology of the subject area.

device

a piece of electronic equipment, such as alaptop computer or amobile phone, that is small and easy to carry

disability

plural disabilities

[countable noun] a physical or mental condition that makes it difficult for someone to use a part of their body properly, or to learn normally with a disability
Public places are becoming more accessible to people with disabilities.
learning/physical/mental etc disability
children with severe learning disabilities

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