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possession
a thing that you own имущество, собственность
threatened and endangered species
находящихся под угрозой исчезновения видов
formidable
Someone who is formidable is strong and slightly frightening. грозный, устрашающий
pitfall
a likely mistake or problem in a situation возможная ошибка, сложность / подводные камни
municipal
relating to the government of a town or city муниципальный, городской / CIVIL
cattle farming
животноводство
on rare occasions
редко
personal touch
характерные черты
steep
very expensive дорогой, крутой
landmarks
достопримечательности
tarnish
to spoil the way in which people think of someone so that they do not respect them порочить, бросать тень
contingency activities
на случай непредвиденных мероприятий - (непредвиденные обстоятельства)
spinal cord
спинной мозг
devastating effect
разрушительный эффект
genus
a group of animals or plants that have the same characteristics род (биологический) genus =genera |generate - generator - generation - regeneration|
outgrowth
a result or development: This policy is just an --- of earlier decisions.
rodent
an animal with long, sharp teeth, such as a mouse or rabbit грызун
in this respect
в этом отношении
in the aftermath of
as a result of (war, etc.)
maiden voyage
первый рейс, первое плавание
maiden surname
девичья фамилия
outings
​ an occasion when a group of people go on a short journey for pleasure or education прогулка, поездка
inescapable
An inescapable fact cannot be ignored. неизбежный
acquiring
to get something приобретать
acquisition
the process of learning or getting something усвоение, приобретение
skewed
suddenly change direction or position. not accurate or exact: перекос
abuse
злоупотребление
unintended consequences
непреднамеренные последствия
inadvertent
not done intentionally неумышленный
poacher
someone who illegally catches or kills animals браконьер
home (---in on sth/sb)
to give a lot of attention to something or someone сосредотачивать внимание на чем-либо/ком-либо
homing
(of an animal) return by instinct to its territory after leaving it. наведение, самонаводящийся
persecution
преследование
lure
приманка
conservation area
заповедник
contentious
likely to make people argue спорный
give up on its dreams
отказаться от своих мечтаний
acknowledging receipt
Подтверждение получения
implicitly
suggested but not stated directly. косвенным образом
an ardent proponent
someone who supports a particular idea or plan of action страстный сторонник, защитник
for the first time ever
Впервые в истории
scapegoat
someone who is blamed for a bad situation, although they have not caused it козел отпущения
incremental change
increasing by small amounts возрастающий, постепенные изменения
absence
отсутствие
divisive issue
спорный вопрос
opt out
to choose not to be part of an activity or to stop being involved in it отказываться от участия в чем-либо
decisively
решительно
caveat
something you say that warns that there is a limit on a general announcement made earlier клаузула, предостережение, оговорка
conspicuous
very easy to notice бросающийся в глаза
long-standing
​ having existed for a long time долголетний, давнишний
outstanding
excellent and much better than most выдающийся
flood
If a place floods or is flooded, it becomes covered in water. затоплять
flooring
the material used to make or cover a floor настил, покрытие
withstand
to not be damaged or broken by something выдержать, устоять
velocity
скорость
tarmac
the area at an airport where aircraft land and take off взлетное поле, гудронированное шоссе
welfare
Someone's welfare is their health and happiness. благополучие, благосостояние
grievance
a complaint, especially about unfair behaviour жалоба, недовольство
remedy
something that makes you better when you are sick лекарство, лечебное средство, мера, средство
redress
to correct something that is wrong, unfair, or not equal исправлять, компенсировать
moot point
​ a subject that people cannot agree about спорный вопрос (дискуссионный, оспариваемый)