Glossary

Dictionary Glossary

This is a full glossary/dictionary of useful words you will find on Big Business English.

  • effect [ general-vocab ]

    If something (or someone) has an effect on something else it means it (or they) changes it.
     
    Moving to our new offices has had a very positive effect on the employees. People are much happier and more productive here than in the old location.
  • environment [ general-vocab ]

    The environment is the natural world that surrounds us.
     
    Protecting the environment is not just a social obligation. It makes good business sense as well. 
     
    Note that the second n in environment is silent.