Business | Oxford 3000

Business Oxford 3000Do you know these words connected with business? They are some of the most important words to learn in English and were all added to the Oxford 3000 word list when it was relaunched this year.

agenda spending corporate sponsor funding administration consume percentage prediction long-term competitor mission currency

Use the words fill the gaps in these sentences. You may need to change the form of the word. You will not need to use all the words. Look up the words in Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries and use the information in the entry to help you!

1. The next item on the ___________ is the publicity budget.

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agenda

 

2. A high ____________ of the staff are part-time workers.

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percentage

 

3. Not many people agree with the government’s __________ that the economy will improve.

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prediction

 

4. The company has no serious ______________ in this area.

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competitor

 

5. A large part of the job involves routine _____________.

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administration

 

6. Administration ___________ much of my time at work.

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consumes

 

7. Most of our ___________ comes from the government.

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funding

 

8. Our __________ goal is to reduce operating costs by 10 per cent.

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long-term

 

9. The company spends a lot of money on ___________ hospitality.

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corporate

 

10. The festival organizers are trying to attract corporate __________.

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sponsors

 


How many did you get? Let us know in the comments! 

Want more?

Here are 100 more words connected with business to learn from the Oxford 3000*:

account, advertising, agency, agent, assistant, balance, bank, board, boss, branch, brand, budget, capital, career, chair, client, colleague, commercial, commission, company, compete, competition, competitive, consumer, contract, cost, credit, customer, cut, deal, debt, deliver, department, director, discount, distribute, distribution, earn, economic, economy, efficient, employ, employee, employer, executive, expand, export, fail, failure, finance, financial, firm, fund, global, goal, growth, hire, import, income, industry, insurance, interest, invest, investment, labour, launch, loss, manage, management, manager, market, marketing, operate, operation, partner, per cent, plan, producer, product, production, profit, project, promote, publicity, purchase, risk, routine, salary, sale, sector, service, staff, stock, store, strategy, supply, target, tax, trade, trend

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*The Oxford 3000 is a list of the 3000 most important words to learn in English. The keywords of the Oxford 3000 have been carefully selected by a group of language experts and experienced teachers as the words which should receive priority in vocabulary study because of their importance and usefulness.

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