Wordlist chapter 4-7

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  • Accrue(d)
    To get advantages over a period of time.
  • Aggravate
    To make a bad situation, illness, or injury worse.
  • To bear
    To bravely accept something that is unpleasant.
  • Biodegradable
    Material which can be destroyed by natural processes, in a way that does not harm the environment
  • Biodiversity
    The number of different plants and animals in a particular place.
  • Compulsory
    You are obliged to do something.
  • Endangered
    In danger of being hurt, damaged or destroyed.
  • Hand-in-glove
    Working together, often to do something dishonest.
  • Harass
    to deliberately annoy or threaten someone
  • Hedonistic:
    Believing pleasure is the most important thing in life.
  • Host community 
    The people who live in the area that tourists come to visit.
  • Humidity
    the amount of water that is in the air
  • Indigenous
    Naturally existing in a place or country, native.
  • Influx
    The arrival of large number of people or things.
  • Lethargy
    having no energy, so you feel lazy or tired 
  • Leakage
    The way which revenue generated by tourism is lost to other countries economies.
  • Lush
    having a lot of green and healthy plants or leaves
  • Peninsula
    a piece of land that is almost completely surrounded by water but is joined to a larger area of land
  • Proceedings
    a series of things that happen in a planned and controlled way, for example in a meething
  • To reap
    to get something, especially something good, because of the hard work you have done
  • Safeguard
    a law, an agreement ect. that protects someone of something
  • Siphoned off
    To take money from an organization or other source and use it for a purpose for which it was not intended.
  • Sourcing
    The activity of finding and buying in materials of products.
  • Squatter
    someone who lives in an empty building or on a piece of land without permission or paying rent
  • Stakeholder
    Someone who has invested money into something and therefore is affected by its success or failure.
  • Sustainable
    able to continue, especially without destroying the environment
  • Trafficking
    Trafficking  the buying or selling of illegal good, especially drugs
  • Amenity
    something that makes a place comfortable or easy to live in
  • Baggage handling
    the system installed in airports that transports baggage from ticket counter to aircraft and from aircraft to baggage claim area
  •  Benchmark
    Something that is used for comparing and measuring other things.
  • To churn out
    To produce large quantities of something, especially without caring about quality.
  • Confiscate
    To officially take away something from someone.
  • Congestion
    Situation when there is too much traffic on the roads or in the air.
  • Conveyor belt
    a long moving band of rubber of metal, used to move thing from one place to another
  • Curfew
    a law that forces people to stay indoors after a particular time at night
  • Downtown
    a lower part of the business center of a city or town
  • To deter
    To stop you from doing something.
  • To enforce
    to make people obey a rule of law
  • Hub
    The central and most important part of an area or system.
  • In transit
    goods or people in the process of being moved from one place to another
  • Insight
    to gain understanding of
  •  Inconvenience
    the quality of not being useful or convenient
  • Pay-as-you-go 
    you pay something on your Phone or internet before you use it
  •  Pax
    an abbreviation for passengers
  • Revenue stream
    money that a business or organisation receives over a period of time, especially from selling goods or services
  • Short-haul
     a short-haul aircraft or flight travels a fairly short distance
  • signage
    Graphic designs used for identification or as a means giving directions or warning.
  • slot
    a time assigned on a schedule or agenda
  • trolley
    a cart on wheels, that you can use for carrying things
  • tarmac
    The surface of an airport’s runway and the area outside airport buildings.
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