The Top 60 Most Common Academic Words – 60 Words

English Words (60 Words) selected in "The Top 60 Most Common Academic Words" will help you study for the SAT,GRE,ACT,TOEFL exams and learn english.

analysis

abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts

approach

move towards

area

the extent of a two-dimensional surface within a boundary

assessment

the act of judging a person or situation or event

assume

take to be the case or to be true

authority

the power or right to give orders or make decisions

available

obtainable or accessible and ready for use or service

benefit

something that aids or promotes well-being

concept

an abstract or general idea inferred from specific instances

consistent

the same throughout in structure or composition

constitutional

existing as an essential characteristic

context

the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation

contract

a binding agreement that is enforceable by law

create

bring into existence

data

a collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn

definition

a concise explanation of the meaning of a word or phrase

derived

formed or developed from something else; not original

distribution

the act of spreading or apportioning

economic

of or relating to production and management of wealth

environment

the totality of surrounding conditions

established

brought about or set up or accepted

estimate

judge tentatively

evidence

knowledge on which to base belief

export

sell or transfer abroad

factor

anything that contributes causally to a result

financial

involving fiscal matters

formula

a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement

function

what something is used for

identified

having the identity known or established

income

the financial gain accruing over a given period of time

indicate

designate a place, direction, person, or thing

individual

being or characteristic of a single thing or person

interpretation

the act of expressing something in an artistic performance

involved

connected by participation or association or use

issue

some situation or event that is thought about

labour

productive work (especially physical work done for wages)

legal

established by or founded upon law or official rules

legislation

the act of making or enacting laws

major

greater in scope or effect

method

a way of doing something, especially a systematic way

occur

come to pass

percent

a proportion in relation to a whole

period

an amount of time

policy

a plan of action adopted by an individual or social group

principle

a basic generalization that is accepted as true

procedure

a particular course of action intended to achieve a result

process

a particular course of action intended to achieve a result

required

necessary by rule

research

a seeking for knowledge

response

the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange

role

the actions and activities assigned to a person or group

section

one of several parts or pieces that fit with others

sector

a particular aspect of life or activity

significant

rich in implication

similar

having the same or nearly the same characteristics

source

the place where something begins

specific

stated explicitly or in detail

structure

a complex entity made of many parts

theory

a belief that can guide behavior

variable

something that is likely to change