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Терминологический словарь по лексикографии (Страница 2)

Academic vocabulary in use (4- key adjectives)

  1. Relative to


Соотносительный с

Language development is conceived as relative to one’s own past performance, or relative to that of others.

  1. Relevant to

Имеющий отношение

How can we make science relevant to environmental policy?

  1. Characteristic of

Характерный для

Poor communication between scientists and politicians is characteristic of the situation today.

  1. Common to

Свойственный чему-либо

Some of the responses to the questionnaire were specific to young male respondents. Others were common to all the respondents.

  1. Appropriate to

Подобающий чему-либо

We need to plan technologies which are appropriate to the needs of small farmers.

  1. Typical of

Типичный для

It was typical of the farmers in the study that they had a negative attitude to technology.

  1. An abstract problem

Абстрактная проблема

We cannot discuss drug abuse as an abstract problem without concrete examples of abuse and their social consequences.

  1. Concrete example

Конкретный пример

We cannot discuss drug abuse as an abstract problem without concrete examples of abuse and their social consequences.

  1. Complex set of circumstances

Сложный набор обстоятельств

Abuse is rarely a simple issue, it usually results from a complex set of circumstances.

  1. Accurate picture of the causes

Точная картина причин

By combining research methods, we may obtain an accurate picture of the causes and results of abuse, in contrast with the inaccurate assessments which often result from purely quantitative studies.

  1. Inaccurate assessment

Неточная оценка

(see the number 10)

  1. A significant amount of fear

Значительная степень страха

A significant amount of fear and prejudice surrounds the notion of abuse.

  1. Rough estimates

Грубая (приблизительная) оценка

The dissertation concludes that rough estimates of the number of drug addicts need to be made more precise by properly defining addiction.

  1. Apparent discrepancy

Очевидное несоответствие

There was an apparent discrepancy between the two sets of results.

  1. Potential problem

Возможная проблема

We noted a potential problem with the experimental design which had to deal with first.

  1. Principal cause

Главная причина

The principal cause of the failure was a sudden temperature change.

  1. Rigorous methodology


The research used a rigorous methodology which had been tested on many occasions.

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