Academic Collocation Flashcards

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The rate of obesity in Japan is relatively __________ due to the consumption of fish rich in Omega 3.

relatively low

Religion has a __________ position in the lives of poor people in particular.

central position

Quantum entanglement - the way atoms may connect invisibly - is very much an abstract __________.

abstract concept

Without scientific __________ the results are likely to be unreliable.

scientific objectivity

The government is __________ aware of the problems people face and is trying hard to find solutions.

keenly aware

A __________ theme in much street art is the political climate.

common theme

The pronunciation of words containing vowel sounds are subject to __________ variation.

regional variation

Communications have developed significantly in recent years thanks to __________ advances.

technological advances

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

objective criteria

I'll give a __________ introduction before moving on to the main part of the presentation.

brief introduction

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