receipt (n) /rɪˈsiːt/ > Keep your receipt as proof of purchase. Here’s your receipt, dear. I’d thrown the receipt away. If you’ve got your receipt you can usually exchange the goods. Shall I put your receipt in the bag?
responsive (adj) /rɪˈspɑːn.sɪv/
She wasn’t responsive to questioning.
The disease has proved responsive to the new treatment.
efficient (adj) /ɪˈfɪʃ.ənt/
working or operatingquickly and effectively in an organized way:
The city’s transport system is one of the most efficient in Europe.
We need someone really efficient who can organize the office and make it run smoothly.
currently (adv) /ˈkɝː.ənt.li/ at the presenttime:
The Director is currently having talks in the US
The device is currently available only in Japan.
Currently, about 82 billion pictures are printed each year.
assistant (n) /əˈsɪs.tənt/ someone who helps someone else to do a job:
an administrative/office assistant
an assistant editor/manager
individual (n) /ˌɪn.dəˈvɪdʒ.u.əl/ a singleperson or thing, especially when compared to the group or set to which they belong:
Every individual has rights which must never be taken away.
Like many creative individuals, she can be very bad-tempered.
We try to treat our students as individuals.
compatible (adj) /kəmˈpæt̬.ə.bəl/
A) able to exist, live, or work successfully with something or someone else:
It was when we started living together that we found we just weren’t compatible.
Such policies are not compatible with democratic government.
Are their two blood groups compatible (= can blood from one person be given to the other person)?
B) able to be used with a particular type of computer, machine, device, etc.:
This software may not be compatible with older operating systems.
Most models of coffee maker are compatible with only certain brands of coffee pods.
The cartridges can be used in any compatible printer.
recommend (v) /ˌrek.əˈmend/ to suggest that someone or something would be good or suitable for aparticular job or purpose, or to suggest that a particular action should be done:
I can recommend the chicken in mushroom sauce – it’s delicious.
She has been recommended for promotion.
The headmistress agreed to recommend the teachers’ proposals to the school governors.
[+ (that)]The doctor recommended (that) I get more exercise.
[+ -ing verb]I recommend writing your feelings down on paper.
The city has much/little to recommend it (= it has many/few pleasant qualities).
regulate (v) /ˈreɡ.jə.leɪt/ to control something, especially by making it work in a particular way:
You can regulate the temperature in the house by adjusting the thermostat.
[ + question word ] Her mother strictly regulates how much TV she can watch.
resource (n) /ˈriː.sɔːrs//ˈriː.zɔːrs/ a useful or valuablepossession or quality of a country,organization, or person:
The country’s greatest resource is the dedication of its workers.
Britain’s mineral resources include coal and gas deposits.