Academic Collocation Flashcards

Reloading the page gives you a randomised collection of common academic collocations. Can you guess the missing collocates?

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OK I understand

For this job we're looking for people with the right __________ knowledge.

background knowledge

Some animals survive well in an __________ environment, but most prefer the countryside.

urban environment

Personal feelings are no substitute for the __________ criteria established using the scientific method.

objective criteria

We must save our environment for the sake of the younger __________.

younger generation

In Indonesia there is not yet widespread __________ of the law requiring the use of safety helmets.

widespread acceptance

A __________ proportion of the population disagree with capital punishment.

significant proportion

The major weakness of your writing is that opposite opinion is taken from a single __________ only.

single source

Most people agree that a flash disc is a convenient way to store __________.

store data

For many years relativity was a purely theoretical __________.

theoretical concept

Your writing is improving but I still think you need a __________ focus before moving on to the discussion section.

clear focus


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