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Cycle – IELTS word of the day

Today’s word from the Academic Word List is:

Cycle

Notes

The major forms of this word are cycle, cyclist and cyclical.

While cycle can be used as a short form of the word bicycle (especially as a verb), the more academic use is to describe a series of events happening in a a period of time. Some of the more common combinations include:

to complete a cycle/ to break a cycle

the annual cycle/monthly cycle

the business/economic cycle

the life cycle/the carbon cycle

In transport, in certain cites you may now find a cycle lane reserved for cyclists

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One Response to Cycle – IELTS word of the day

  1. sabah March 5, 2013 at 12:00 am #

    Thanks,

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