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Econ Chapter 5.1 Vocab

Chapter 5 Vocab Terms

  1. Supply إمدادات : the amount of a product for sale
  2. Law of supply: suppliers will offer more products for sale at higher prices than at lower prices
  3. Supply schedule: a table that lists the numbers of a product supplied at various prices
  4. Supply curve: a graph that shows data for a single producer in a market
  5. Market supply curve: shows quantities offered by ALL producers that sell the same product in a market
  6. Interaction تفاعل: dealing or working with
  7. Change in supply: when suppliers offer different amounts of products for sale at market prices
  8. Suppliers مورد: those who make (produce) products for sale
  9. Subsidy المدفوعات الحكومية: A payment by the government to encourage or protect economics
  10. Regulations أنظمه: rules
  11. Supply elasticity: a measure of how the quantity supplied responds to a change in price
  12. Purchases مشتريات: things bought
  13. Adjust ضبط: to make better, fix
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17.3-17.4 Vocab

29. conquistador: Spanish conqueror

30. convert: change a person’s religion

31. missionary: a person who changes other people’s religion

32. legend: an old story that is not true

33. tribes: a group of people who live together قبائل

34. allies: friends حلفاء

35. negotiate: to discuss things with another person مفاوضات

36. natural resources: things that are found in natureالطبيعية  الموارد

37. surrendered: gave up

38. New Spain: the land that was for the Aztecs and Incas

39. viceroy: official (government worker)

40. descendant: people who are from your family السليل

41. settlement: living in one area مستوطنة

42. miner: a person who mines عامل منجم

43. mine: a place in the ground where miners find natural resources منجم

44. cruel: very mean and unfair

45. plantations: very large farms

46. encomienda: forcing the Native Americans to work as slaves for the Spanish

47. province: a piece of land محافظة

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17.2 Vocab

15. tip: end of a piece of land طرف

16. Finance: give money to do something

17. strange: weird; not normal غريب

18. Profit: money that is left after you trade

19. cargo: the goods on a plane, ship,train, truck حمولة

20. strait: a river that connects two bodies of water

21. rebel: to go against the leader تمرد

22. native: the first people to be born in a place السكان الاصليين

23. expedition: a long journey

24. prove: to show that something is true يثبت

25. Fleet: A group of ships

26. destination: the final place you are going

27. mission: goal

28. obstacle: difficulty; something that stands in your way

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17.1 Vocab

World History Chapter 17 Vocab

  1. carry: to hold something حمل
  2. overland: on the land بري
  3. journey: a long trip رحلة
  4. goods: things that are bought and sold بضائع
  5. wealthy: rich ثري
  6. search: look for or find بحث
  7. city-state: a large Italian city الدولة المدينة
  8. Establish: create ; make تأسيس
  9. navigation: finding directions
  10. explore: discover a new place إستكشاف
  11. sail: travel by water يبحر
  12. voyage: a journey or trip by water رحلة بحرية
  13. coast: the land next to the sea or ocean شاطئ ; ساحل
  14. improve: to make something better تحسن
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4.3 Econ Vocab

  1. elastic: when a change in price causes a much larger change in quantity demanded
  2. inelastic: when a change in price causes a small change in quantity demanded
  3. unit elastic: when the % change in quantity demanded = the % change in price
  4. technical مفيد: useful
  5. revenue المال الحقيقي: total income from a given source or product
  6. expenditures: things you pay for
  7. inverse عكس: opposite; the other way
  8. delayed تاخر: pushed back in time
  9. hardship مشكله: a problem
  10. adequate كافي: so-so, alright (a grade of C)
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Econ 4.2 Vocab

13. income effect: a change in quantity demanded when the consumers income changes

14. conversely: in exchange

15. substitutes: competing products that can be used in place of each other

16. change in demand: a shift of the whole demand curve to right or left

17. determinants: causes/shifters

18. consumer tastes: what buyers want, in demand

19. related: similar, alike

20. expectations: what should happen, predictions

21. refund: money returned

22. complements: products that affect each other in prices and demand

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26.3-26.4 Vocab for Tuesday’s test!

44. Rapidly: quickly and swiftly

45. Blitzkrieg: a quick military attack by water, land, air

46. Air Force: airplanes, jets and helicopters in the army القوات الجوية

47. Navy: the ships, submarines and boats in the army

48. Draft: Selective Service Act, forcing people to join the army

49. Attempt: Try

50. Aid: Help

51. Vow: Promise

52. Surrender: Give up

53. Radar: a machine that locates airplanes, ships, etc

54. Lease: to borrow something for money

55. Reverse: to change direction

56. method: a way to do something

57. destination: A final place you are going.

58. Mission: A goal

59. fleet: a group of ships.

60. Protest: To go against someone or something

61. Infamous: to be famous for something bad.

62. established: created

63. concerned: worried

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11.4 Vocab

53. Surplus: having more than you need.

54. Shortage: having less than you need.

55. disappear: not there anymore

56. civilization: a city with people and a government

57. archaeologist: a scientist who digs in the earth

58. isthmus: a small piece of land that connects to larger pieces

59. Hieroglyphics: signs and symbols used by ancient civilizations.

60. Calendar: A system of days and months that create a year.

61. priest: a religious man

62. invent: to make something for the first time

63. peasants: poor farmers

64. swamps: wet areas of land مستنقع

65. abandon: to leave something behind

66. merchants: traders

67. property: something you own ممتلكات

68. Stories: levels

69. pyramid: a large triangle shaped temple

70. huge: very very big

71. enormous: very very very big

72. settle: to stay in one place

73. valley: flat land between the mountains

74. palace: a large house for a ruler

75. terrace: flat land built into the mountain for farming

76. fort: a large building used to save food and weapons