Matching Meanings

Find on the word which best matches the meaning of the academic word that’s been highlighted in each sentence below. 

Evidence has accumulate(d) that passive smoking is a serious risk to public health.

become worse

presented

researched

built up

The new regulations will be phase (d) in over two years to allow companies to revise their practices.

changed slowly

immediately put into practice

slowly introduced

completely updated

Sales of ice-cream fluctuate according to the season.

grow steadily

go up and down

remain stable

are difficult

After-sales service will enhance the value perceived by the customer.

introduce

cover

change

improve

You need to amend your referencing so that it is in line with the APA system we follow here.

repeat

repair

extend

change

The town centre underwent a complete transformation as businesses left and students moved in.

was not good enough

expanded

became smaller

went through

Parents need to regulate what and how much television their children watch.

strict

count

control

reduce

We had to revise our original estimates to take account of the rising costs of oil.

send again

change

repeat

reduce

The drug doesn’t cure cancer but it inhibit(s) its spread.

reverses

slows down

causes

increases

He was unable to retain control of the company and stepped down as CEO.

keep

give up

complete

exchange

The software has been modified to protect users against viruses

Click modify

changed

written

programmed

modernised

Interest will accrue at an annual rate of 11 %.

be deducted

be exactly

remain stable

build-up

I took the original American questionnaire and adapt(ed) it slightly to a New Zealand context.  

wrote

invented

changed

completed

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