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UNIT 20 - Topic Vocabulary - Social issues
abolishto officially get rid of a law, system, practise etc (obalać)
advocateto publicly support a particular policy or way of doing things (być zwolennikiem)
alleviatemake sth less painful, severe or serious (aLIWIjejt)
bureaucracybiurokracja (biuroKrasi)
charityinstytucja charytatywna (czaryTi/czeryDi)
classklasa(in society)/klasa(group of students)/lekcja/zajęcia/rocznik(graduates)
communitythe people who live in an area (komiunyTi/komiunyDi)
convictto prove in a court of law that someone is guilty of a crime (konWykt)
corruptiondishonest or illegal behaviour by officials or people in positions of power, esp when they takeMoney
deterrentsth that makes people decide not to do sth by making them realise that sth unpleasant could happen
heritagethe art, buildings, traditions nad beliefs that a society considers important to its history
immigrationimigracja (ymyGrejszyn)
industrial actiona protest in which workers show that they disagree with a policy of their employer(yndastrjal akszyn
institutioninstytucja (ynstyTiuszyn/instyTiuszyn)
legislationa law or set of laws (ledżySlejszyn) - ustawodawstwo, legislacja
prejudiceuprzedzenie (PreDjudys/PreDżiuDYS)
prison reformchanges intended to make the prison system fairer or more effective (prizyn ryform)
privilegeduprzywilejowany (prywyLydżd/prywLydżd)
prosecuteto officially accuse someone of a crime and ask a court of law to judge them (proseKjut/praseKjut)
statethe government of a country