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Volume – IELTS word of the day

Today’s word from list 3 of the Academic Word List is

Volume

Notes

This is one of the more technical words in the Academic Word List and is used mostly in academic papers. However, it is also a useful synonym of amount and can be useful in IELTS writing in academic task one.

Some of the more common collocations include:

the volume of traffic

a volume of [poetry]

turn up/down the volume

total volume

high/low volume

in volume

A good speaking idiom is

to speak volumes

meaning to show the nature of something very clearly

Test Yourself

Volume

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Congratulations - you have completed Volume. You scored %%SCORE%% out of %%TOTAL%%. Your performance has been rated as %%RATING%%
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