Academic Vocabulary List 8

Alphabetical list of words and meanings

Word Definition, meaning
bargain something you can buy cheaply
blackout electric power outage
challenge call for energetic work or action
charge postpone or delay payment until the bill comes
combination joining together of things or ideas
contact to get in touch with; get together to talk with
deposit put money into a bank account
enthusiastic very interested or excited about something
inform to tell, give the facts
irrational impossible to explain reasonably
nationwide everywhere in the country
personality the nature or character of a person
prevent stop something from happening
profit money people make from business
slang informal language
teller a person who works at a bank window
trend a fad that lasts for a long time
waste use wrongly, use too much of
withdraw take money out of the bank
workaholic  compulsive worker 

Note: These are general meanings for the words. You may encounter other definitions depending on context.
Check a dictionary for other meanings.