Dictionary Glossary

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

  • signal [ general-vocab ]

    A signal is a sign or command to do something.
    When the signal changed from red to green the train started moving.
  • stative verb [ general-vocab ]

    A stative verb is a verb that is not normally used in continuous tenses.
    Some examples of stative verbs are: think, know, seem, like, etc.
    Know is a stative verb. Say I know Harold, not I am knowing Harold.
  • supervisor [ business-vocab ]

    A supervisor is a person responsible for managing or looking after a team of people in a company.
    Lana is the supervisor of a team of ten people in the Customer Complaints department.
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