💡Time for [Word-ology] again, a column making English learning easier!💡
Before today’s learning, let’s check the answers to the last episode.
monologue= mono[single] + log[speak] + ue
Definition: speech you make to yourself
terminology= termin[term] + o + log[speak] + y[n.]
Definition: a system of words used to name things in a particular discipline
Today we will learn the new root “flu“. It means “flow” and is used in many words. Let’s see the word “affluent” together.
In the word “affluent“, “af” means “ad-, to“, “flu” means “flow“, “ent” means “a.” By combining them together we can deduce that “affluent” means “to be flowing“
In Merriam-webster Dictionary, “affluent” means “flowing in abundance“, which is highly similar to what we’ve deduced.
Here are two examples to use “affluent” :
The Bay Area is one of the nation’s most affluent regions.
Some have argued that excessive food is a sign of an affluent society.
Now it’s your time to figure out the meanings of the following words!
That’s all for [Word-ology] today!
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