Cost of living
How would you compare living costs between countries? In this unit you'll learn financerelated vocabulary and language for comparisons.
Vocabulaire Mot / expression Phonétique Partie du discours Traduction / Définition automated teller machine: a machine, usually in a wall outside a bank, from which you can take money out of your bank account using a special card a cash machine a printed record of the money put into and removed from a bank account a request for payment of money owed, or the piece of paper on which it is written money in the form of notes and coins, rather than cheques or credit cards a small, plastic card that you get from a particular shop and use to buy goods from it that you can pay for later If an activity is costeffective, it is good value for the amount of money paid a small plastic card which can be used as a method of payment, the money being taken from you at a later time the money that is used in a particular country at a particular time a small plastic card which can be used as a method of payment, the money being taken from your bank account automaticallya payment, especially into a bank account not using a lot of fuel, money, etc the way in which trade, industry or money is organized, or the study of this a person who studies or has a special knowledge of economics the system of trade and industry by which the wealth of a country is made and used when customers use the Internet to organize, examine and make changes to their bank accounts and investments, etc. electronically, or when banks operate accounts and services in this way
UK [,ei.ti:'em] US noun [,ei.ti:'em] noun noun noun
automated teller machine bank statement bill cash charge card UK [bil] US [bil]
UK [kæʃ] US [kæʃ] noun noun
UK [,kɔst.i'fek.tiv] adjective US [,kɑ:st] noun
credit card currency
UK ['kʌr.ənt.si] US noun['kɜ`:] noun
UK [di'pɔz.it] US [ noun 'pɑ:.zit] UK [,i:.kə'nɔm.i.kəl] US ['nɑ:.mi] adjective
economics economist economy
UK [,i:.kə'nɔm.iks] noun US ['nɑ:.miks] UK [i'kɔn.ə.mist] US ['kɑ:.nə] noun
UK [i'kɔn.ə.mi] US noun ['kɑ:.nə]
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UK [i'mɜ:.dʒənt.si] noun US ['mɜ`:] UK [in'kləuz] US [ verb 'klouz] UK [en.tə'tein.mənt] US [ºə`] noun
expense expenses finance financial
UK [ik'spents] US noun [ik'spents]
UK ['fai.nænts] US noun ['fai.nænts] UK [fai'næn.tʃəl] adjective US [fai'næn.tʃəl] UK ['hɔb.i] US ['hɑ:.bi] UK ['in.kʌm] US ['in.kʌm] phrasal verb
something dangerous or serious, such as an accident, which happens suddenly or unexpectedly and needs fast action in order to avoid harmful results to send something in the same envelope or parcel as something else shows, films, television, or other performances or activities that entertain people, or a performance of this typesomething which causes you to spend money money that you spend when you are doing your job, that your employer will pay back to you (the management of) a supply of money relating to money or how money is managed to be able to live or deal with a situation with difficulty, usually by having just enough of something you need, such as money an activity which someone does for pleasure when they are not working money that is earned from doing work or received from investments the percentage that a bank or other financial company charges you when you borrow money, or the percentage it pays you when you keep money in an account to always want to own the same expensive objects and do the same things as your friends or neighbours because you are worried about ...