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CONCESSION kənˈsɛʃən

21 Sep 2021


  • the act of accepting less than you originally wanted.
Example Sentence: They made a concession by dropping the price.

COMPLY WITH kəmˈplaɪ wɪθ

20 Sep 2021

Phrasal Verb

  • to follow or behave in line with an official rule.
Example Sentence: Does this product comply with our national safety standards?

COMMERCIAL kəˈmɜrʃəl

19 Sep 2021


  • an advertisement on the television.
Example Sentence: He went to make a coffee during the commercial break.

CHAIN tʃeɪn

18 Sep 2021


  • many shops that are run under the same name, brand & owner.
Example Sentence: The supermarket chain is opening a new store in the town.

CEMENT RELATIONS sɪˈmɛnt rɪˈleɪʃəns

17 Sep 2021


  • to make a relationship stronger.
Example Sentence: The week long team building really cemented relations in the group.

CARRIER kæriər

16 Sep 2021


  • the company responsible for transporting freight.
Example Sentence: The carrier will deliver the goods to the port in Hong Kong.

CAMPAIGN kæmˈpeɪn

15 Sep 2021


  • a group of activities that want to achieve a particular aim.
Example Sentence: They've launched a new advertising campaign on the TV.

BUDGET CONSTRAINT bʌdʒɪt kənˈstreɪnt

14 Sep 2021


  • things that limit the amount of money that can be spent.
Example Sentence: The department manager was restricted by strict budget constraints.

BROCHURE broʊˈʃʊər

13 Sep 2021


  • a magazine that advertises a company's products or services.
Example Sentence: I saw some holiday brochures on the table. Are you going away?

BREAK OFF breɪk ɔf

12 Sep 2021

Phrasal Verb

  • stop negotiations
Example Sentence: They broke off the negotiations after 10 hours.

BRAND LOYALTY brænd lɔɪəlti

11 Sep 2021


  • a group's willingness to continue buying the same product.
Example Sentence: Their sales did not fall due to their customer's brand loyalty.

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10 Sep 2021



  • 测试是衡量一个人的能力做了一定工作
例句: 考生须完成能力倾向测试。

ADVENT ædvɛnt

09 Sep 2021


  • the arrival of something that has been waited for a long time.
Example Sentence: The advent of affordable electric vehicles will help the environment.

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08 Sep 2021



  • 收取低于竞争对手。
例句: 他们已经降低了它们的价格, 削弱他们的对手。

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07 Sep 2021



  • 改进后表现不佳。
例句: 销售数字令人印象深刻的是公司的一个戏剧性的转折。