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The decision by India and Bhutan to focus on infrastructure and connectivity during talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bhutan’s fifth King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck is an important marker towards more bilaterally driven regional initiatives.
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Daily Vocabulary : The Hindu Editorial (Closer together: On the India-Bhutan talks and the plans ahead) – November 08, 2023
Connectivity (noun) – संयोजकता, जुड़ाव
Meaning – The state or quality of being connected or the extent to which different elements or systems are linked together.
Synonyms – Linkage, association, interconnection, interrelation, integration.
Antonyms – Disconnection, isolation, separation, detachment.
Sentence – We first consider the vertical connectivity of the double extension.
Bilaterally (adverb) – द्विपक्षीय रूप से, दोनों पक्षों के बीच
Meaning – in a way that involves two groups or countries
Synonyms – Mutually, reciprocally, on both sides, two-sided, from both perspectives.
Antonyms – Unilaterally, one-sided, singly.
Sentence – The two countries agreed to bilaterally address their trade issues through negotiations.
Initiatives (noun) – पहल, प्रयास, प्रारंभिक कदम
Meaning – An introductory step or action taken to begin a process, project, or activity.
Synonyms – Effort, endeavor, action, drive, undertaking, project, scheme.
Antonyms – Inaction, passivity, apathy, lethargy, inactivity.
Sentence – The government introduced several new initiatives to promote small businesses.
Facilitating (verb) – सुविधा प्रदान करना
Meaning – The act of making a process or task easier or more convenient by providing assistance or support.
Synonyms – Assisting, aiding, helping, supporting, simplifying, easing, enabling.
Antonyms – Hindering, obstructing, impeding, complicating.
Sentence – The new software is designed to facilitate data entry and analysis.
Foretell (verb) – पहले से कह देना, पूर्वानुमान, भविष्यद्वाणी करना
Meaning – To predict or forecast a future event or outcome, often based on signs, knowledge, or intuition.
Synonyms – Predict, forecast, prophesy, foresee, anticipate, foretell, predict.
Antonyms – Retrodict, recount.
Sentence – The ancient seer was known for his ability to foretell the fate of individuals.
Dzongkhags (noun) – जोंगखाग (भूटान में प्रशासनिक जिले)
Meaning – Dzongkhags are administrative districts or regions in the Kingdom of Bhutan, each of which is headed by a district officer or dzongdag. These districts are important administrative units in the governance of Bhutan.
Synonyms – Districts, regions, administrative divisions, provinces.
Sentence – Bhutan is divided into 20 Dzongkhags, each of which is responsible for local governance and administration.
Particularly (adverb) – विशेष रूप से, खासकर
Meaning – Especially, in a special or specific manner.
Synonyms – Especially, specifically, notably, particularly, specially, expressly, uniquely.
Antonyms – Generally, ordinarily, typically, commonly, broadly.
Sentence – She loved all types of music, particularly classical and jazz.
Pandemic (adjective) – विश्वव्यापी, महामारी
Meaning – Relating to a widespread outbreak of a disease affecting a large region, continent, or even the world.
Synonyms – Global, worldwide, international, all-encompassing.
Antonyms – Regional, limited, narrow.
Sentence – COVID-19 quickly became a pandemic, leading to extensive global efforts to control its spread.
Opportunities (noun) – मौका, अवसर
Meaning – Favorable circumstances or situations that allow for progress, growth, or success.
Synonyms – Chances, prospects, possibilities, potential, openings.
Antonyms – Obstacles, hindrances, barriers.
Sentence – The current economic climate offers numerous opportunities for investment and business expansion.
Emigration (verb) – प्रवास, प्रबासी बनना
Meaning – The act of leaving one’s own country to live in another, often for permanent residence.
Synonyms – Migration, relocation, departure, exodus, expatriation.
Antonyms – Immigration, return, repatriation, homecoming.
Sentence – Many people from the rural areas of the country dream of emigration to urban centers in search of better opportunities.
Bridging (noun) – पुल बनाना, संबंध बनाना
Meaning – The process of creating a connection or link between two things or ideas that are separate or distinct.
Synonyms – Connecting, linking, merging, uniting, integrating, combining.
Antonyms – Detaching, segregating, disuniting, disjoining.
Sentence – The workshop aimed at bridging the gap between theory and practical application.
Execution (noun) – क्रियान्वयन, कार्रवाई, निष्कर्षण
Meaning – The act of carrying out or performing a task, action, or plan.
Synonyms – Implementation, performance, accomplishment, carrying out, completion, fulfillment.
Antonyms – Abandonment, failure, nonperformance.
Sentence – The execution of the project was completed ahead of schedule.
Ambitious (adjective) – महत्वाकांक्षी, उत्साही, उद्देश्यशील
Meaning – Having a strong desire for success, achievement, or the realization of goals.
Synonyms – Aspiring, determined, motivated, driven, goal-oriented, eager, zealous, enterprising.
Antonyms – Unambitious, apathetic, indifferent, unmotivated, content.
Sentence – She has ambitious career goals and is determined to achieve them.
Sanctions (noun) – प्रतिबंध, सख्त कदम, कड़ी कार्रवाई, प्रतिषेध
Meaning – Official measures or actions taken by a government or an authority to force compliance with certain laws or regulations or to influence the behavior of a country, organization, or individual.
Synonyms – Restrictions, measures, prohibitions, embargoes, penalties, restrictions, controls.
Antonyms – Permissions, approvals, authorizations.
Sentence – The United Nations imposed sanctions on the country to stop its nuclear program.
Periphery (noun) – परिधि, बाह्य सीमा, बाहरी क्षेत्र
Meaning – The outer boundary or edge of something, often referring to the outermost part or area of a place or object.
Synonyms – Edge, border, boundary, rim, fringe, outskirts, circumference.
Antonyms – Center, core, interior, middle, heart.
Sentence – She sat on the periphery of the park, watching the children play.
Sustainable (adjective) – सतत, टिकाऊ
Meaning – Capable of being maintained or continued over the long term without causing harm to the environment, society, or resources.
Synonyms – environmentally friendly, eco-friendly, green, renewable, lasting, viable.
Antonyms – Unsustainable, harmful, damaging, nonrenewable, unsustainable.
Sentence – The company is committed to sustainable farming practices that protect the soil and water resources.
Cohesive (noun) – आपसी, एकजुट, एक साथ चढ़ने वाला
Meaning – Having the quality of sticking together or being adhesive.
Synonyms – United, interconnected, integrated, bonded, unified, coherent.
Antonyms – Disconnected, fragmented, divided, incoherent, scattered.
Sentence – The cohesive team worked together seamlessly to achieve their goals.
Strategic (adjective) – रणनीतिक, सामरिक, युद्ध योग्य
Meaning – Relating to or involving a plan of action designed to achieve a specific goal, often in a competitive or military context.
Synonyms – Tactical, calculated, planned, deliberate, methodical, well-thought-out.
Antonyms – Haphazard, unplanned, impulsive.
Sentence – The company’s strategic approach to marketing helped them gain a competitive advantage.
Prosperity (noun) – समृद्धि, समृद्धि-सुख, सफलता, उन्नति
Meaning – the state of being successful and having a lot of money
Synonyms – Success, wealth, affluence, opulence, abundance, well-being, riches, thriving, fortune, opulence.
Antonyms – Poverty, destitution, adversity, hardship, misfortune, failure, insufficiency.
Sentence – The country’s prosperity is evident in its strong economy and high standard of living.
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