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remit (n.)

By Martin Wheeler on Aug 18, 2017 10:44:00 AM in Business English, Nouns

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"Our remit is to redesign the company’s product range."

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brief (v.)

By Martin Wheeler on Aug 11, 2017 10:44:00 AM in Business English, Verbs

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"I briefed my team on the procedure for the roll-out."

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trough (n.)

By Martin Wheeler on Aug 4, 2017 10:44:00 AM in Business English, Nouns

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"There was a trough in sales during the summer months."

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dull (adj.)

By Martin Wheeler on Jul 28, 2017 10:44:00 AM in Business English, Adjectives

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"The presentation was dull. The speaker talked us through lots of PowerPoint slides and didn’t interact with us at all."

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peak (n.)

By Martin Wheeler on Jul 21, 2017 10:44:00 AM in Business English, Nouns

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"Sales reached a peak of €10 million in September before falling to €8 million in October."

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procrastinate (v.)

By Martin Wheeler on Jul 14, 2017 10:44:00 AM in Business English, Verbs

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"I really don’t want to start work on this report, but the deadline is on Monday, so it’s time to stop procrastinating."

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forecast (v.)

By Martin Wheeler on Jul 7, 2017 4:03:00 PM in Business English, Verbs

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"The finance ministry has forecast that the economy will grow by 5% over the next six months."

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issue (n.)

By Martin Wheeler on Jun 30, 2017 11:37:00 AM in Business English, Nouns

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"We need to work out a lot of issues before we can move on to the next stage of the project."

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predict (v.)

By Martin Wheeler on Jun 23, 2017 11:51:00 AM in Business English, Verbs

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"I predict that our turnover will decrease over the next six months."

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headquarters (n.)

By Martin Wheeler on Jun 16, 2017 10:44:00 AM in Business English, Nouns

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"Our headquarters are in Florida."

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