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English Vocabulary from News Programs: LEGISLATION

News coverage on laws often includes the term legislation. Legislation is a law passed by a legislative body like the U.S. Congress.

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English Vocabulary From News Programs: MAINSTREAM

News programs that refer to popular culture often use the term mainstream. Thoughts, beliefs and choices accepted by the largest amount of people are commonly referred to as “mainstream.”

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English Vocabulary From News Programs: STARTUP

Here’s a word you’re likely to hear often in business or economics news programs. Startup means to set something in motion. This news word is often used in business story to describe a new company.

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English Vocabulary From News Programs: REGIME

When you watch or listen to political news programs you may hear this word: REGIME. Regime is another word for government. It usually has a negative meaning

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English Vocabulary From News Programs: SECTARIAN

Here’s a word that you often hear on news programs on radio or television: Sectarian means having something to do with groups or sects. Sectarian violence is the term commonly used to describe fighting among groups or sects.

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