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act upon to use (something, such as a feeling or suggestion) as a reason or basis for doing something They never acted on the information they had. It’s okay to feel angry or jealous, but you mustn’t act on those feelings.
2. bad behavior misbehaviour. noun. bad behaviour or behaviour that offends other people.
3. to act up to act in a way different from that which is normal or expected: such as. a : to behave in an unruly, recalcitrant, or capricious manner the children were acting up.


1. Entrepreneur/Entrepreneurship - a person who starts a business/the activity of starting businesses for profit
Example: The entrepreneur took a big risk when she quit her job and decided to pursue her idea of creating her own technology start-up.
Example: The Chilean government encourages entrepreneurship because it brings creative, excellent new business ventures into the country!
2. Venture - a risky project or business idea
Example: My latest venture is developing a new smart phone application. Even though it’s a risky venture, I’m hoping I’ll find some big investors!
3. Profit - financial gain
Example: Entrepreneurs take financial risks with the hopes of profiting from their business venture.
4. Start-Up - a newly established business
Example: When it first started, Dynamic English was a start-up language institute! The founders, Ted and Andrew, are both entrepreneurs.
5. Investor - a person that puts money into a project or small business, with the hope of eventually receiving profit
Example: When the entrepreneurs created their eco-friendly cleaning products business, they were fortunate to secure several investors to support their growth.
6. Accelerator - an organization or project that promotes or supports the fast growth of small businesses
Example: Start-Up Chile is one of the most successful start-up accelerators in Latin America. In eight years, Start-Up Chile has accelerated over 1,600 companies.
7. Incubator - an organization or space dedicated to supporting new business ventures
Example: Their start-up is housed at an incubator! The start-up incubator gives their small company the necessary office space and professional support to grow.
8. Networking - to increase your community of professional connections
Example: Networking is key for entrepreneurs. It’s a great way to develop relationships with potential investors and other entrepreneurs!

Childhood trends

trend towards/to:
a trend towards more this
trend in:
the in
an upward/downward trend:
’s the trend in the .
follow a trend:
Everyone seems to be the trend for .
buck a trend (=not be affected by a general trend):
up by 30%, the trend in the high-tech .

Interior Design

Art Deco: A modernist style of visual arts that first emerged in France in the leadup to World War I. Art Deco influence can be seen in all sorts of modern design, from structural architecture to household appliance design.
Case goods: Types of cabinetry and furniture that are designed to provide storage.
Console table: A freestanding table, often found in the entryway of homes, that typically serves as a space for decorative elements.
Countertop: A horizontal surface generally found in kitchens and used for cooking and eating.
Dining room: A designated room in a house used for formal dining that is separate from the kitchen. It is generally furnished with a long dining table and enough chairs to accommodate larger parties.

Animal Rights

the act of giving something up
2. a native or naturalized member of a stat
Preventing animal cruelty by supporting you to develop informed, responsible and active citizens.
3. the quality of being able or disposed to inflict pain
4. marked by concern with the alleviation of suffering
The animal welfare position holds that there is nothing inherently wrong with using animals for human purposes, such as food, clothing, entertainment, and research, but that it should be done in a humane way that minimizes unnecessary pain and suff
5. physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident
Dogs with folded or wrinkled skin are prone to itchy and painful skin complaints, and dogs with bulging or sunken eyes are prone to injury, pain or discomfort.
6. the quality of being fair, reasonable, or impartial

Environmental Choices

: used electronic devices that have been thrown away
2. : the environmental impact of using energy and other resources in order to prepare meals
3. : food which is carefully prepared using traditional cooking methods and organic ingredients, and is intended to be eaten and enjoyed slowly for maximum benefit
4.: the business of selling environmentally-friendly products to the public
5.: fashion items and objects which are created from used, thrown-out and recycled elements
6. : a vehicle which is cheap to drive because it does not use a lot of fuel

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