In order to protect the environment and give workers fair pay, a campaign for “slow clothes” has started in Europe and America.
1. campaign (n.) a series of actions intended to produce political or social change
Example: Local people have launched a campaign against the hospital's closure.
campaign to do sth
Example: There's been a campaign by local fishermen to ban imported cod.
(n.) a series of things that a politicians or political party does to try to win an election
Example: It is alleged that the party used illegal methods to finance its campaign.
(n.) a series of things such as television advertisements and posters that try to persuade people to buy a product
Example: The campaign boosted sales of the jeans by 200%.
Examplel: an advertising/ publicity/ marketing campaign
(v.) to try to achieve political or social change by persuading other people or the government to do something
Example: She has been campaigning for stranger anti-polution laws.
Example: They actively campaigned to save their local cinema.
(v.) to try to win an election
Example: The party has been canpaigning hard in the North.
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2. preposition (n.) [ linguistics ] a word that usually comes before a noun or a pronoun and shows its relation to another part of the sentence
prepositional phrase (n.) [ linguistics ] a phrase consisting of a preposition and the noun or pronoun that comes after it, for example ‘in the car’ or ‘near her’
Today, most of the world's commercial energy comes from three nonrenewable energy resources─petroleum, natural gas, and coal.
3. nonrenewable (adj.) nonrenewable types of energy exist in limited amounts, and when there are all used there will be none left
Example: Should we continue to consume vast quantities of nonrenewable fossil fuels?
(adj.) a nonrenewable contract is one that cannot be made longer
Example: This will be a fixed term, nonrenewable appointment for three years.
In many countries, divorces rates stabilized in the 1980s but th number of single-parent families continued to increase.
4. stabilize (v.) to reach a state where there are no longer any major changes or problems
Example: Oil prices have stabilized for now.
(v.) to make something stabilize
Example: renewed efforts to stabilize the economy
(v.) to reach a point where a medical condition is not likely to suddenly become worse, or to make someone reach this point
Example: We have to stabilize her before she can be moved.
Mr.Dorsey, our new principal, determined to do something about the flagrant cheating at our high school.
5. flagrant (adj.) done in an obvious way that shows you do not care if you break rules or offend people
Example: a flagrant disregard for the law
Example: Parking in front of a hydrant is a flagrant violation of the city's law.