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The Academic Word List Sublist 9, Group 3

bold = a common form of the word
xxx = no form, or there is a form, but it is rare
grey = a form that is not very common

COMMENCE

commencement (n)
recommencement (n)

commence (v)
recommence (v)

xxx (adj)
xxx (adj)

xxx (adv)

COMPATIBLE

compatibility (n)
incompatibility (n)

xxx (v)

compatible (adj)
incompatible (adj)

xxx (adv)

CONCURRENT

xxx (n)

xxx (v)

concurrent (adj)

concurrently (adv)

CONFINE

confinement (n)
confine (n)

confine (v)

confineable (adj) unconfineable (adj)

xxx (adv)

CONTROVERSY

controversy (n)

controversialise (v)

controversial (adj)
uncontroversial (adj)

controversially (adv)
uncontroversially (adv)


Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

1. School will on January 30th.

2. That software is with the operating system.

3. I can't study both subjects because they run .

4. The government has tried to the outbreak of the virus by giving everyone a vaccine.

5. The new speeding laws were when they were first introduced. Lots of people disagreed with them while many others thought they were necessary.


Choose the appropriate word for the gap.

6. There was a huge when Brian got the job as Director. Most people thought it was quite unfair.

7. Sam was very naughty so his father him to his room for the day.

8. Both meetings are important and they are happening . I don't know which one to attend.

9. When do the holidays ? I can't remember whether they start on June 8 or 10th.

10. Do you think Anne and Jeremy are ? I don't think that they should be getting married.

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