The Hindu Vocabulary 7 April 2021

2021-04-07

The vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial 07 April 2021 is from the Editorial titled ‘A good start: On rare diseases and government support for treatment’.

 

Word

Part of Speech

Meaning

Synonyms

Antonyms

Example

Continual

Adjective

forming a sequence in which the same action or event is repeated frequently.

(निरंतर)

Repeated, Frequent, Recurring, Persistent

Occasional, Sporadic, Unusual, Rare

Our continual approach got us right opportunity.

Binding

Adjective

involving an obligation that cannot be broken.

(अनिवार्य)

Irrevocable, Unalterable, Unbreakable, Indissoluble, Permanent

Unrestricted, Unbinding, Wavering, Dissoluble, Changing, Fleeting

The binding force will do no good to me.

Intervention

Noun

the action or process of intervening.

(हस्तक्षेप)

Involvement, Intercession, Interceding, Interposing, Interposition

Free, Liberal, Allowed, Permitted, Unrestrcited

His intervention in my project was not needed.

Crowdfunding

Noun

the practice of funding a project or venture by raising money from a large number of people who each contribute a relatively small amount, typically via the internet.

(जन-सहयोग)

-

-

All we talked about at the conference meeting was about crowdfunding.

Lobby

Verb

seek to influence (a legislator) on an issue.

(प्रभावित करना चाहते हैं)

Persuade, Influence, Urge, Solicit, Press, Drive, Coax

Dissuade, Discourage, Deter, Put off, Caution, Dishearten

I should lobby the response.

Prevalence

Noun

the fact or condition of being prevalent; commonness.

(प्रसार)

Familiarity, Popularity, Regularity, Commonness, Widespread

Confined, Restricted, Constricted, Confining, Narrow

The prevalence of obesity among adults ahs increased.

Congenital

Adjective

having a particular trait from birth or by firmly established habit.

(जन्मजात)

Inveterate, Compulsive, Chronic, Regular, Hardened, Habitual

Dull, Tedious, Tiresome, Dry, Wearisome

He has this congenital behaviour of my colleague of talking behind everyone’s back.

Drumming up

Phrasal verb

to bring about by persistent effort.

(लगातार प्रयास के द्वारा लाने के लिए)

-

-

I have been drumming up to crack this exam.

Mandate

Noun

an official order or commission to do something.

(शासनादेश)

Instruction, Direction, Decree, Command, Order

-

The mandate was shared long before by the government.

Prohibitive

Adjective

forbidding or restricting something.

(निषेधात्मक)

Proscriptive, Restrictive, Repressive, Restraining, Inhibitory

Democratic, Liberal, Free, Advanced, Forward, Advanced

It was his prohibitive approach that kept us behind.

Corpus

Noun

a collection of written texts, especially the entire works of a particular author or a body of writing on a particular subject.

(लिखित ग्रंथों का संग्रह)

Collection, Compilation, Entity, Aggregation, Amass

Sole, Only, Individual, Solely, Scattered

They submitted the corpus early than expected.

 

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