General

RAPPORT ræˈpɔr

17 Apr 2019

Noun

  • mutual understanding and agreement; good relationship.
Example Sentence: It is important to develop a rapport with business partners.
 

OBLIGATION ɒblɪˈgeɪʃən

11 Apr 2019

Noun

  • something that you must do.
Example Sentence: You are under no obligation to finish this job.
 

JEOPARDISE [US -IZE] dʒɛpərˌdaɪz

10 Apr 2019

Verb

  • to put something at risk or in danger.
Example Sentence: His mistake jeopardised the entire project.
 

FLAW flɔ

08 Apr 2019

Verb

  • a problem or defect with something, especially a plan.
Example Sentence: The plan was flawed because of the lack of funds.
 

EXPLOIT ɛksplɔɪt

07 Apr 2019

Verb

  • use to your benefit.
Example Sentence: The country's resources are not being fully exploited.
 

MORALE məˈræl

05 Apr 2019

Noun

  • the general feelings of a group towards success.
Example Sentence: Morale amongst the staff dropped because of poor conditions.
 

MAKE SENSE meɪk sɛns

02 Apr 2019

Phrase

  • to be logical, having considered all the facts.
Example Sentence: I think it makes sense for us to buy a new printer.
 

MAKE GAINS meɪk geɪns

01 Apr 2019

Phrase

  • to achieve a stronger position or get positive results (especially business)
Example Sentence: He's confident that the company will make gains in the near future.
 

MAKE A COMPLAINT  

31 Mar 2019

Phrase

  • to tell somebody that you are unhappy with their product or service.
Example Sentence: Can I speak to the manager? I want to make a complaint.
 

FUNDAMENTAL fʌndəˈmɛntl

27 Mar 2019

Adjective

  • relating to essential structures, facts, or functions.
Example Sentence: They are considering fundamental changes to the education system.
 

EXPAND ɪkˈspænd

23 Mar 2019

Verb

  • to become larger in size or number.
Example Sentence: The company is going to expand to China and Japan.
 

DISPUTE dɪˈspyut

19 Mar 2019

Noun

  • argument.
Example Sentence: He left the company after a dispute with his manager.
 

TO CORNER THE MARKET  

15 Mar 2019

phrase

  • If a company corners the market for a particular type of product, it is more successful than any other company at selling the product.
Example Sentences: He's the only person who imports this product. He's really cornered the market.
MacDonald's have cornered the fast-food market - they're in every big city in the world.
 

CONSORTIUM kənˈsɔrʃiəm

14 Mar 2019

Noun

  • a group of companies that cooperate and share resources.
Example Sentence: The company is part of an international consortium.
 

FOLLOW UP fɒloʊ ʌp

12 Mar 2019

Phrasal Verb

  • get more information.
Example Sentence: The manager has said he would follow up the idea.
 
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