Upper-Intermediate English | NOUNS | 'P'

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pace
noun [U ] B2
a slow/fast pace | 2. When she thought she heard someone following her, she quickened her pace. | 3. For many years this company has set the pace (= has been the most successful company) in the communications industry.
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tempo, szybkość
(SPEED) the speed at which someone or something moves, or with which something happens or changes
wolne/szybkie tempo | 2. Kiedy wydawało jej się, że słyszy, jak ktoś ją śledzi, przyspieszyła kroku. | 3. Od wielu lat ta firma wyznacza tempo w branży komunikacyjnej.
package
noun [C ] B2 (UK also parcel)
The courier has just delivered a package for you. | 2. The package was wrapped in plain brown paper.
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paczka
(PAPER OBJECT) an object or set of objects wrapped in paper, usually in order to be sent by mail
Kurier właśnie dostarczył dla Ciebie paczkę. | 2. Paczka była owinięta zwykłym brązowym papierem.
painkiller / pain reliever
noun [C ] (pain reliever mainly US)
The body produces chemicals that are natural painkillers. | 2. Take pain relievers like aspirin and get lots of rest.
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środek przeciwbólowy, lek przeciwbólowy
something, especially a drug, lotion, etc., that reduces or gets rid of pain
Organizm wytwarza substancje chemiczne, które są naturalnymi środkami przeciwbólowymi. | 2. Weź leki przeciwbólowe, takie jak aspiryna, i dużo odpoczywaj.
pajamas
noun [plural ] B2 US (UK pyjamas) | a pair of pajamas
I need a new pair of pajamas.
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piżama
soft, loose clothing that is worn in bed and consists of pants and a type of shirt
Potrzebuję nowej pary piżam.
pancake
noun [C ] B2 UK
The pancakes were delicious, Jane.
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naleśnik
a thin, flat, round cake made from a mixture of flour, milk, and egg, fried on both sides
Naleśniki były pyszne, Jane.
parachute
noun [C ] B2
For whatever reason his parachute failed to open.
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spadochron
a piece of equipment made of a large piece of special cloth that is fastened to a person or thing that is dropped from an aircraft, in order to make him, her, or it fall slowly and safely to the ground
Z jakiegoś powodu jego spadochron się nie otworzył.
parachute jump
parachute noun [C ] B2
Have you ever tried a parachute jump?
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skok ze spadochronem
a piece of equipment made of a large piece of special cloth that is fastened to a person or thing that is dropped from an aircraft, in order to make him, her, or it fall slowly and safely to the ground
Próbowałeś kiedyś skoku ze spadochronem?
parking brake (UK handbrake)
noun [C usually singular ] US (UK handbrake) | synonym: emergency brake (US)
You're supposed to use the parking brake whenever you stop on a hill.
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hamulec ręczny, hamulec postojowy
a device operated by hand that locks into position and prevents a vehicle from moving
Powinieneś używać hamulca postojowego za każdym razem, gdy zatrzymujesz się na wzgórzu.
parliament
noun [C or U ] B2
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parlament
in some countries, the group of (usually) elected politicians or other people who make the laws for their country
patience
noun [U ] B2 | opposite: impatience | lose (your) patience with someone/something; have (no/much) patience with someone/something; take/require (a lot of) patience
You have to have such a lot of patience when you're dealing with kids. | 2. He's a good teacher, but he doesn't have much patience with the slower students. | 3. Patience - they'll be here soon!
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cierpliwość
(QUALITY) the ability to wait, or to continue doing something despite difficulties, or to suffer without complaining or becoming annoyed
Trzeba mieć dużo cierpliwości, kiedy ma się do czynienia z dziećmi. | 2. Jest dobrym nauczycielem, ale nie ma zbyt wiele cierpliwości do wolniejszych uczniów. | 3. Cierpliwości - wkrótce tu będą!
lose your patience
patience noun [U ] B2 | lose (your) patience with someone/something
In the end I lost my patience and shouted at her.
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stracić cierpliwość
(QUALITY) the ability to wait, or to continue doing something despite difficulties, or to suffer without complaining or becoming annoyed
W końcu straciłem cierpliwość i krzyknąłem na nią.
have much patience with someone/something
patience noun [U ] B2 | have (no/much) patience with someone/something
He's a good teacher, but he doesn't have much patience with the slower students. | 2. I’m afraid I have no patience with people like them.
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mieć dużo cierpliwości do kogoś/czegoś
(QUALITY) the ability to wait, or to continue doing something despite difficulties, or to suffer without complaining or becoming annoyed
Jest dobrym nauczycielem, ale nie ma zbyt wiele cierpliwości do wolniejszych uczniów. | 2. Obawiam się, że nie mam cierpliwości do ludzi takich jak oni.
take a lot of patience / require a lot of patience
patience noun [U ] B2 | take/require/need (a lot of) patience
Making small-scale models takes/requires a great deal of patience. | 2. Wildlife photography requires a lot of patience.
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wymagać dużo cierpliwości
(QUALITY) the ability to wait, or to continue doing something despite difficulties, or to suffer without complaining or becoming annoyed
Wykonywanie modeli w małej skali wymaga dużej cierpliwości. | 2. Fotografia przyrodnicza wymaga dużo cierpliwości.
pattern
noun [C ] B2
A pattern is beginning to emerge from our analysis of the accident data. | 2. Many behavior(al) patterns have been identified in the chimp colony.
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schemat, wzór
(WAY) a particular way in which something is done, is organized, or happens
Z naszej analizy danych dotyczących wypadków zaczyna się wyłaniać pewien wzorzec. | 2. W kolonii szympansów zidentyfikowano wiele wzorców zachowań.
pediatrician (UK paediatrician)
noun [C ] US (UK paediatrician)
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pediatra
a doctor who has special training in medical care for children
peel
noun [U ]
apple peel | potato peel | 2. The dessert was decorated with strips of lemon peel. | 3. What should I do with the peel?
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skórka (owocu lub warzywa)
the skin of fruit and vegetables, especially after it has been removed
skórka jabłka | skórka ziemniaka | 2. Deser udekorowano paskami skórki cytryny. | 3. Co mam zrobić ze skórką?
penalty
noun [C ] B2 | a penalty of; the (maximum) penalty for
The penalty for being drunk on duty is severe.
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kara
(PUNISHMENT) a punishment, or the usual punishment, for doing something that is against a law
Kara za pijaństwo na służbie jest sroga.
penalty area
noun [C usually singular ] (also penalty box, 18-yard box, area, box)
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pole karne
in soccer, the area surrounded by white lines in front of the goal
pension
noun [C ] B2
The twins were living off their grandmother's pension.
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emerytura
an amount of money paid regularly by the government or a private company to a person who does not work anymore because they are too old or have become sick
Bliźniacy żyli z emerytury swojej babci.
performance
noun [C or U ] B2
He was an experienced player who was always seeking to improve his performance. | 2. High-performance cars (= those that are fast, powerful, and easy to control) are the most expensive. | 3. He evaluated the performance of the company.
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wyniki, osiągi, wydajność
(ACTIVITY) how well a person, machine, etc. does a piece of work or an activity
Był doświadczonym graczem, który zawsze starał się poprawić swoją grę. | 2. Najdroższe są samochody o wysokich osiągach. | 3. On podsumował wyniki firmy.
personality
noun [C or U ] B2
What factors influence a child's personality?
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osobowość
(CHARACTER) the type of person you are, shown by the way you behave, feel, and think
Jakie czynniki wpływają na osobowość dziecka?
pharmacist
noun [C ] (UK also chemist) | synonyms: apothecary, chemist, druggist
Rachel is studying to be a pharmacist. | 2. Steve is the best chemist in our town.
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farmaceuta
a person who is trained to prepare medicines and who works in a hospital or pharmacy (= special store selling medicines)
Rachel studiuje, żeby zostać farmaceutą. | 2. Steve jest najlepszym aptekarzem w mieście.
pheasant
noun [C or U ] plural pheasants or pheasant
He shot a pheasant.
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bażant
a large bird with a rounded body and long tail, that spends a lot of time on the ground and is often shot for sport and food, or the meat of this bird
Zastrzelił bażanta.
philosopher
noun [C ] B2
Plato was a Greek philosopher.
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filozof
someone who studies or writes about the meaning of life
Platon był greckim filozofem.
philosophy
noun [U ] B2; [C usually singular ] C1 informal | philosophy of life
René Descartes is regarded as the founder of modern philosophy. | 2. Live now, pay later - that's my philosophy of life!
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filozofia
the use of reason in understanding such things as the nature of the real world and existence, the use and limits of knowledge, and the principles of moral judgment | the way that someone thinks about life and deals with it
René Descartes jest uważany za twórcę nowoczesnej filozofii. | 2. Żyj teraz, zapłać później - to moja filozofia życia!
photo session (also photo shoot)
noun [C ]
The photographer got out his camera and prepared for the photo-shoot.
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sesja zdjęciowa
an occasion arranged for photographers to take photographs of a politician or another famous person, for example for a newspaper
Fotograf wyjął aparat i przygotowywał się do sesji zdjęciowej.
a pile of something / piles of something
phrase B2 informal with pile noun [C ] B1
I have piles/a pile of things to do today. | 2. It's all right for him, he's got piles of money.
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kupa czegoś (np. do zrobienia)
= a lot of something
Mam kupę rzeczy do zrobienia dzisiaj. | 2. Dla niego jest wszystko w porządku, ma kupę pieniędzy.
plaster cast / cast
noun [C ] (also cast) | in a cast (UK also in plaster) = If a part of your body is in a cast, it has a plaster cast around it to protect it while a broken bone repairs itself
My leg was in a cast for about six weeks. | 2. Is her leg in a cast?
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gips (unieruchamiający złamaną kończynę)
a covering made of plaster of Paris that is put around part of someone's body, forming a hard case to protect them while a broken bone repairs itself
Moja noga była w gipsie przez około sześć tygodni. | 2. Czy ona ma nogę w gipsie?
plot
noun [C ] B2 | plot of something
I don't like movies with complicated plots. | 2. The movie has a very simple plot. | 3. The plots of his books are basically all the same.
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fabuła
(STORY) the story of a book, movie, play, etc.
Nie lubię filmów o skomplikowanej fabule. | 2. Film ma bardzo prostą fabułę. | 3. Fabuły jego książek są w zasadzie takie same.
plumber
noun [C ] B2
When is the plumber coming to repair the burst pipe?
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hydraulik
a person whose job is to supply and connect or repair water pipes, baths, toilets, etc.
Kiedy hydraulik przyjdzie naprawić pękniętą rurę?
pneumonia
noun [U ] get/catch pneumonia
People who are bedridden can easily get pneumonia.
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zapalenie płuc
a serious illness in which one or both lungs become red and swollen and filled with liquid
Osoby przykute do łóżka mogą łatwo zachorować na zapalenie płuc.
that's a good point
that's a (good) point phrase B2 with point noun
That's a good point, Joe.
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to jest słuszna uwaga
said to show that what someone has just said is true or important:
Masz rację, Joe.
good point
that's a (good) point phrase B2 with point noun
That's a good point, Joe.
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słuszna uwaga
said to show that what someone has just said is true or important:
Masz rację, Joe.
poison
noun [C or U ] B2 | a deadly poison
The pest control officer put bowls of rat poison in the attic. | 2. Her drink had been laced with a deadly poison.
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trucizna, środek trujący
a substance that can make people or animals sick or kill them if they eat or drink it
Funkcjonariusz ds. zwalczania szkodników postawił na strychu miski z trutką na szczury. | 2. Jej napój został doprawiony śmiertelną trucizną.
rat poison
poison noun [C or U ] B2 | also ratsbane
The pest control officer put bowls of rat poison in the attic.
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trutka na szczury
a substance that can make people or animals sick or kill them if they eat or drink it
Funkcjonariusz ds. zwalczania szkodników postawił na strychu miski z trutką na szczury.
policy
noun [C ] B2
I believe our policy should be as strict as possible. | 2. What is your party's policy on immigration?
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polityka (zasady działania)
(PLAN) a set of ideas or a plan of what to do in particular situations that has been agreed to officially by a group of people, a business organization, a government, or a political party
Uważam, że nasza polityka powinna być tak surowa jak to tylko możliwe. | 2. Jaka jest polityka twojej partii w sprawie imigracji?
pond
noun [C ] B2
They have a small pond in the garden. | 2. He grabbed me and threw me into the pond. | 3. There aren't as many ducks in the pond as there were last year.
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staw, sadzawka
an area of water smaller than a lake, often artificially made
Oni mają mały staw w ogrodzie. | 2. On mnie chwycił i wrzucił do stawu. | 3. W stawie nie ma już tylu kaczek, co zeszłego roku.
pooch
noun [C ] informal mainly humorous | synonyms: bow-wow (child's word), cur (dog literary), dog, doggy (child's word), mutt (mainly US)
a pampered pooch | a cuddly/cute little pooch
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psiak, piesio
a dog
rozpieszczony psiak | milutki/słodki mały piesek
pop-up
noun [C ] (also pop-up menu)
Select the option you want from the pop-up (menu). | 2. software to block pop-ups
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wyskakujące okienko z opcjami (na komputerze)
(COMPUTER) a list of choices that is shown on a computer screen when the user requests it | a new window that opens quickly on a computer screen in front of what you are working on
Wybierz żądaną opcję z wyskakującego okienka (menu). | 2. oprogramowanie do blokowania wyskakujących okienek
portrait
noun [C ] B2
She's commissioned an artist to paint her portrait/paint a portrait of her.
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portret
a painting, photograph, drawing, etc. of a person or, less commonly, of a group of people
Zleciła artyście namalowanie jej portretu/namalowanie jej portretu.
position
noun [C ] B2
to apply for a position in a company | 2. She applied for a position in the firm that I work for.
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stanowisko, posada
(JOB) a job
ubiegać się o stanowisko w firmie | 2. Ubiegała się o stanowisko w firmie, w której pracuję.
position
noun [C ] B2
Whether or not you're given a car depends on your position in the company.
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pozycja (np. w firmie)
(RANK) a rank or level in a company, competition, or society
To, czy dostaniesz samochód, zależy od Twojej pozycji w firmie.
poverty
noun [U ] B2 | abject poverty
Two million people in the city live in abject (= very great) poverty.
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bieda, ubóstwo
the condition of being extremely poor
Dwa miliony ludzi w mieście żyje w skrajnej (= bardzo wielkiej) biedzie.
preserve
noun [C or U ]
apricot preserve | 2. jars of preserves
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konfitura, konfitury, przetwory
(FOOD) a food made from fruit or vegetables boiled with sugar and water until it becomes a firm sauce
konfitura z moreli | 2. słoiki przetworów
preserve
noun [S ] | be the preserve of someone
Owning racehorses is the preserve of the rich. | 2. Sports used to be a male preserve.
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domena, specjalność
(ACTIVITY) an activity that only a particular group of people can do
Posiadanie koni wyścigowych jest domeną bogatych. | 2. Sport był niegdyś męskim zajęciem.
preserve
noun [C ] B2 US (also reserve or reservation)
I visited a beautiful preserve last week.
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rezerwat
(AREA) an area where wild animals and plants are protected
W zeszłym tygodniu odwiedziłem piękny rezerwat przyrody.
pressure
noun [C or U ] B2 | be​/​come under (increasing) pressure to do something; under pressure from someone; pressure to do something; pressure for someone; put​/​exert pressure on someone (to do something)
public/political pressure | 2. Teachers are under increasing pressure to work longer hours. | 3. Pressure to abandon the new freeway is increasing.
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presja, naciski (aby kogoś do czegoś przekonać)
(PERSUADING) the act of trying to make someone else do something by arguing, persuading, etc.
presja publiczna/polityczna | 2. Nauczyciele są pod coraz większą presją, aby pracować dłużej. | 3. Rośnie presja na porzucenie nowej autostrady.
pressure
noun [C or U ] B2 | be​/​come under (increasing) pressure to do something; under pressure from someone; pressure to do something; pressure for someone; put​/​exert pressure on someone (to do something)
The government is facing pressure from environmental activists. | 2. The Defense Secretary resigned under pressure from the President (= because the President forced him to). | 3. She's putting pressure on him (= trying to persuade him) to get married.
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presja, naciski (aby kogoś do czegoś przekonać)
(PERSUADING) the act of trying to make someone else do something by arguing, persuading, etc.
Rząd znajduje się pod presją działaczy ekologicznych. | 2. Sekretarz Obrony zrezygnował pod naciskiem Prezydenta. | 3. Naciska na niego (= próbuje go przekonać), żeby się ożenił.
put​ pressure on someone (to do something) / ​exert pressure on someone (to do something)
pressure noun [C or U ] B2 | put​ pressure on someone (to do something) = ​exert pressure on someone (to do something)
She's putting pressure on him (= trying to persuade him) to get married. | 2. They're putting pressure on me to make a decision.
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wywierać na kogoś presję (aby coś zrobił)
= to try to force someone to do something
Naciska na niego (= próbuje go przekonać), żeby się ożenił. | 2. Naciskają na mnie, żebym podjął decyzję.
pressure
noun [C or U ] B2 | pressure on someone; under pressure; the pressures of something
She has a lot of pressure on her at work right now. | 2. Be nice to him - he's been under a lot of pressure recently. | 3. Can you work well under pressure? | 4. the pressures of work | 5. the pressures of modern life
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presja (np. wymagania innych osób)
(PROBLEMS) a difficult situation that makes you feel worried or unhappy
Ma teraz dużą presję w pracy. | 2. Bądź dla niego miły – ostatnio był pod dużą presją. | 3. Czy potrafisz dobrze pracować pod presją? | 4. presja pracy | 5. presja współczesnego życia
under pressure
pressure noun [C or U ] B2 | be​/​come under (increasing) pressure to do something; under pressure from someone
Can you work well under pressure? | 2. I find it difficult to work under pressure. | 3. Under pressure from France, Germany has finally dropped its proposals. | 4. The council is still under pressure to reduce spending.
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pod presją
(PERSUADING) the act of trying to make someone else do something by arguing, persuading, etc.; (PROBLEMS) difficult situations that make you feel worried or unhappy
Czy potrafisz dobrze pracować pod presją? | 2. Jest mi trudno pracować pod presją. | 3. Pod naciskiem Francji Niemcy ostatecznie zrezygnowały ze swoich propozycji. | 4. Rada nadal jest pod presją ograniczenia wydatków.
prevention
noun [U ] B2
crime prevention | 2. The organization is committed to AIDS prevention and education.
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profilaktyka, zapobieganie
the act of stopping something from happening or of stopping someone from doing something
zapobieganie przestępczości | 2. Organizacja jest zaangażowana w zapobieganie AIDS i edukację.
crime prevention
prevention noun [U ] B2
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zapobieganie przestępczości
the act of stopping something from happening or of stopping someone from doing something
pride
noun [U ] B2
She felt a great sense of pride as she watched him accept the award. | 2. Pride goes before a fall.
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duma
(SATISFACTION) a feeling of pleasure and satisfaction that you get when you, or someone connected with you, have achieved something special; (RESPECT FOR YOURSELF) your feelings of your own worth and respect for yourself
Poczuła ogromną dumę, gdy obserwowała, jak odbiera nagrodę. | 2. Duma kroczy przed upadkiem.
pride
noun [U ] disapproving
Nobody likes him because of his pride. | 2. Pride was his downfall.
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duma, pycha
(FEELING OF IMPORTANCE) the belief that you are better or more important than other people
Nikt go nie lubi z powodu jego pychy. | 2. Duma była jego upadkiem.
prime minister
noun [C usually singular ] B2 (UK informal abbreviation PM)
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premier
the leader of the government in some countries
printout
noun [C ]
There were pages of computer printout all over the desk.
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wydruk
information or a document that is printed from a computer
Na biurku leżały wydruki komputerowe.
priority
noun [C or U ] B2 | plural priorities | first/top priority; give priority to something; take/have priority over something
He outlined his priorities for the next five years. | 2. Banks normally give priority to large businesses when deciding on loans (= they deal with them first because they consider them most important).
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priorytet, pierwszeństwo
something that is very important and must be dealt with before other things
On wskazał swoje priorytety na następne pięć lat. | 2. Banki zazwyczaj dają pierwszeństwo dużym firmom przy podejmowaniu decyzji o pożyczkach (= zajmują się nimi w pierwszej kolejności, ponieważ uważają je za najważniejsze).
privacy
noun [U ] B2
The new law is designed to protect people's privacy. | 2. Patients' names have been changed to protect their privacy. | 3. I hate sharing a bedroom - I never get any privacy.
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prywatność
someone's right to keep their personal matters and relationships secret; the state of being alone
Nowe prawo ma na celu ochronę prywatności ludzi. | 2. Imiona pacjentów zostały zmienione w celu ochrony ich prywatności. | 3. Nienawidzę dzielić sypialni - nigdy nie mam prywatności.
producer
noun [C ] B2
a Hollywood/movie producer | 2. a record producer | 3. The producer disliked the script and demanded a rewrite.
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producent (np. filmowy, muzyczny)
(MOVIE/MUSIC) a person who makes the practical and financial arrangements needed to make a movie, play, or television or radio program | a person who makes the practical and financial arrangements needed to make a CD or other recording
producent hollywoodzki/filmowy | 2. producent muzyczny | 3. Producentowi nie spodobał się scenariusz i zażądał przepisania.
profit
noun [C or U ] B2 | make (a) profit
She makes a big profit from selling waste material to textile companies. | 2. Any profit made on the sale is taxable.
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zysk
money that is earned in trade or business after paying the costs of producing and selling goods and services
Osiąga duże zyski ze sprzedaży odpadów firmom tekstylnym. | 2. Każdy zysk ze sprzedaży podlega opodatkowaniu.
profit margin
noun [C ]
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marża z zysku
he difference between the total cost of making and selling something and the price it is sold for
in progress
phrase with progress noun [U ] B2 formal | be in progress
Repair work is in progress on the south-bound lane of the highway and will continue until June. | 2. The construction work is already in progress.
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w trakcie, w toku
happening or being done now
Na południowym pasie autostrady trwają prace naprawcze, które potrwają do czerwca. | 2. Prace budowlane już trwają.
project
noun [C ] B2
a scientific research project | 2. Her latest project is a movie based on the life of a 19th-century music hall star. | 3. The new building project will cost $45 million. | 4. I'm working on my new project.
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projekt, przedsięwzięcie
(WORK) a carefully planned piece of work that has a particular purpose
projekt naukowo-badawczy | 2. Jej najnowszy projekt to film oparty na życiu dziewiętnastowiecznej gwiazdy music hallu. | 3. Nowy projekt budowlany będzie kosztował 45 milionów dolarów. | 4. Pracuję nad moim nowym projektem.
promotion
noun [C or U ] B2 | get/receive a promotion; be given a promotion
Did Steve get the promotion he wanted? = Was Steve given the promotion he wanted? | 2. The job offers excellent promotion prospects.
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awans
(RAISE) the act of raising someone to a higher or more important position or rank
Czy Steve otrzymał awans, który chciał? | 2. Praca daje doskonałe perspektywy awansu.
get a promotion
promotion noun [C or U ] B2 | get/receive a promotion; be given a promotion
Did Steve get the promotion he wanted? = Was Steve given the promotion he wanted? | 2. Does working longer hours increase your chances of getting a promotion? | 3. She was given a promotion in her first month with the company.
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dostać awans
(RAISE) the act of raising someone to a higher or more important position or rank
Czy Steve otrzymał awans, który chciał? | 2. Czy dłuższe godziny pracy zwiększają Twoje szanse na awans? | 3. Otrzymała awans w pierwszym miesiącu pracy w firmie.
promotion
noun [C or U ] B2
a sales promotion | 2. There was a promotion in the supermarket and they were giving away free glasses of wine. | 3. Obviously as sales manager he'll be very involved in the promotion and marketing of the product.
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promocja, promocje
(ENCOURAGE) activities to advertise something
promocja sprzedaży | 2. W supermarkecie była promocja i rozdawali darmowe kieliszki wina. | 3. Oczywiście jako kierownik sprzedaży będzie bardzo zaangażowany w promocję i marketing produktu.
proof
noun [C or U ] B2
Do they have any proof that it was Hampson who stole the goods?
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dowód, dowody
a fact or piece of information that shows that something exists or is true
Czy mają jakiś dowód, że to Hampson ukradł towar?
proprietor
noun [C ] the proprietor of; a small business proprietor; a garage/hotel/newspaper proprietor
a hotel/newspaper proprietor | 2. Their father was the proprietor of an electrical and furniture store.
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właściciel, posiadacz (firmy, przedsiębiorstwa)
a person who owns a particular type of business, especially a hotel or store
właściciel hotelu/gazety | 2. Ich ojciec był właścicielem sklepu elektrycznego i meblowego.
prospect
noun [C or U ] B2 | prospect of (doing) something; prospect that...
Is there any prospect of the weather improving? | 2. There's not much prospect that this war will be over soon.
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szansa, perspektywa (że coś się zdarzy)
(POSSIBILITY) the possibility that something good might happen in the future
Czy jest jakaś perspektywa poprawy pogody? | 2. Nie ma wielkich szans, że ta wojna wkrótce się skończy.
prospects
noun [plural ] B2 | prospects of/for (= opportunities for)
She's hoping the course will improve her career prospects. | 2. Prospects of/for (= opportunities for) employment remain bleak for most people in the area.
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widoki (na przyszłość), perspektywy
the possibility of being successful, especially at work
Ma nadzieję, że kurs poprawi jej perspektywy zawodowe. | 2. Perspektywy (= możliwości) zatrudnienia pozostają ponure dla większości ludzi w okolicy.
prude
noun [C ] disapproving | synonyms: prig (disapproving), puritan
Don't be such a prude.
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świętoszek
a person who is easily shocked by rude things, especially those of a sexual type
Nie bądź taką cnotką.
psychologist
noun [C ] B2
She spent 15 years as a clinical psychologist.
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psycholog
someone who studies the human mind and human emotions and behavior, and how different situations have an effect on people
Spędziła 15 lat jako psycholog kliniczny.
psychology
noun [U ] B2
She studied psychology at Harvard. | 2. a lecturer in psychology | 3. child psychology
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psychologia
the scientific study of the way the human mind works and how it influences behavior, or the influence of a particular person's character on his or her behavior
Studiowała psychologię na Harvardzie. | 2. wykładowca psychologii | 3. Psychologia dziecięca
public school (UK state school)
noun [C ] US (UK state school) ***public school in England - an expensive type of private school (= a school paid for by parents and not by the government)***
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szkoła państwowa, szkoła publiczna (szkoła finansowana ze środków publicznych)
(FREE SCHOOL) in Scotland, Australia, and the U.S., a free school provided by the government
publicity
noun [U ] B2 | adverse/bad publicity
He attracted a lot of adverse/bad publicity with his speech about unmarried mothers. | 2. This kind of publicity makes me really uncomfortable. | 3. I can do without such publicity.
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reklama, rozgłos, opinia
the activity of making certain that someone or something attracts a lot of interest or attention from many people, or the attention received as a result of this activity
Swoim przemówieniem o niezamężnych matkach przyciągnął wiele nieprzychylnego/złego rozgłosu. | 2. Tego rodzaju rozgłos naprawdę mnie krępuje. | 3. Rozumiem, ale nie dbam o taki rozgłos.
pumpkin
noun [C or U ]
pumpkin pie | 2. At midnight it becomes a pumpkin.
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dynia
a large, round vegetable with hard, yellow or orange flesh
ciasto dyniowe | 2. O północy zmieni się w dynię.
punch
noun [C ] B2 give someone a puch in something
She gave him a punch in the nose.
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cios pięścią, uderzenie pięścią
(HIT) a forceful hit with a fist (= closed hand)
Uderzyła go w nos.
purchase
noun [C ] B2 formal | a big/major purchase
A car is a major purchase. | 2. Her latest purchase was a long black coat. | 3. How do you wish to pay for your purchases?
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zakup (rzecz kupiona)
(THING) something that you buy
Samochód to duży zakup. | 2. Jej ostatnim zakupem był długi czarny płaszcz. | 3. Jak chcesz zapłacić za zakupy?
purchase
noun [C or U ] B2 formal | make a purchase
If you wish to make a purchase, we will require your credit card details. | 2. Similar products are available for purchase in the gift shop.
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zakup, kupno
(BUYING) the act of buying something
Jeśli chcesz dokonać zakupu, będziemy potrzebować danych Twojej karty kredytowej. | 2. Podobne produkty można kupić w sklepie z pamiątkami.
pursuit
noun [C usually plural ] | outdoor pursuits
I enjoy outdoor pursuits, like hiking and riding. | 2. He enjoys climbing and other outdoor pursuits.
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zajęcie, hobby
(ACTIVITY) an activity that you spend time doing, usually when you are not working
Lubię zajęcia na świeżym powietrzu, takie jak piesze wędrówki i jazda konna. | 2. Lubi wspinaczkę i inne zajęcia na świeżym powietrzu.
pursuit
noun [C or U ] | in pursuit (of someone/something)
The police were in pursuit of the criminal. | 2. The police are in pursuit of a 25-year-old murder suspect. | 3. A group of horsemen set off in pursuit.
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pościg, pogoń
(FOLLOWING) the act of following someone or something to try to catch him, her, or it
Policja była w trakcie pościgu za przestępcą. | 2. Policja ściga 25-letniego podejrzanego o morderstwo. | 3. Grupa jeźdźców ruszyła w pościg.

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