21 de nov de 2013


TO RESPOND, RESPONDED: to do something as a reaction to something that has been said or done. [= react]
TO ORGANIZE, ORGANIZED: to make the necessary arrangements so that an activity can happen effectively:
TO AWARD, AWARDED: to officially give someone something such as a prize or money to reward them for something they have doneMoodie has been awarded a golf scholarship at the University of Hawaii.
ARGUMENT:  a situation in which two or more people disagree, often angrily [= disagreement]
 PERTINENT: directly relating to something that is being considered [= relevant]
WELL-BEING: a feeling of being comfortable, healthy, and happy
SELF-SERVING: howing that you will only do something if it will gain you an advantage - used to show disapproval: self-serving politicians
REFUGEES: someone who has been forced to leave their country, especially during a war, or for political or religious reasons.
CIVIL SOCIETY: The term civil society has a range of meanings in contemporary usage. It is sometimes considered to include the family and the private sphere, and referred to as the "third sector" of society, distinct from government and business.
CIVIL EDUCATION:  “civic education” means all the processes that affect people's beliefs, commitments, capabilities, and actions as members or prospective members of communities. 
COMMON GOOD: The common good or common weal is a term that can refer to several different concepts. In the popular meaning, the common good describes a specific "good" that is shared and beneficial for all (or most) members of a given community. This is also how the common good is broadly defined in philosophy, ethics, and political science.
SEEING THAT: considering; since... EXAMPLES: Seeing that she has no money, Sally won't be going shopping. Seeing that it's raining, we won't go to the beach.
TO TURN A BLIND EYE TO: to ignore something that you know is wrong. EXAMPLE: Management often turn a blind eye to bullying in the workplace.
DENIAL: a statement saying that something is not true[↪ deny]