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Area

The number of square units contained in the interior of a figure; the extent of a twodimensional surface enclosed within a boundary 
The space something occupies, twodimensional 
 
Enclosed Space
Twodimensional size 
*Area (SP) *Aire/ Superficie (FR) *Área (PT) 

Convincing

Persuading or assuring by argument or evidence 
Causing one to believe the truth of something; plausible 
Convince Convinced Convincer Convincible Convincingly

Persuasive Believable Credible Plausible 
*Convincente (SP) *Convaincant(e) (FR) *Convincente (PT) 

Fencing

 
An enclosure or railing; barriers enclosing a field 
Fence Fenced Fencer 
Border Boundary 
Cerca/Vallado (SP) Clôture/Barrière (FR) Cerca (PT) 

Perimeter 
For a polygon: the sum of the lengths of its sides; for a circle: the limiting value of a sequence of perimeters of regular polygons (inscribed in a circle) with increasing numbers of sides; the total length of any closed curve

The distance around a figure; the border or outer boundary of a twodimensional figure. 
Perimetric Perimetrically 
Boundary Outer limit Periphery 
*Perímetro (SP) *Périmètre (FR) *Perímetro (PT) 

Predict 
To make a precise guess based upon reason and study of a situation. 
To suggest what may happen (e.g. weather); to tell something in advance. 
Prediction Predicted Predicting Predicts 
Forecast Foresee Anticipate 
*Predecir/ Prever (SP) *Prédire/ Prévoir (FR) *Predizer/ Prever (PT) 

Semicircle 
An arc whose endpoints are the endpoints of the diameter of a circle; the part of a circle bound by its diameter and half of its circumference 
Half of a circle 
Semicircular Semicircled 
Semicircumference Arc Arch Half circle Half pipe 
*Semicírculo (SP) *Demicercle (FR) *Semicírculo (PT) 

Add 
Bringing two or more values together to make a new total. 
Combine values or pieces to form a sum or enlarge. 
Added Addition Adds 
Combine Sum 
Sumar/ Añadir (SP) *Additionner/ Ajouter (FR) Somar/ *Adicionar (PT) 

Remove 
 
To take, or move away from an occupied place or position; To eliminate. 
Removed Removing Removes 
Take away Subtract Eliminate Erase Withdraw 
*Remover/ Quitar (SP) Retirer (FR) *Remover (PT) 

Subtract 
To calculate the difference between numbers or quantities 
To withdraw or take away; to remove a part from a whole. 
Subtracted Subtracting Subtracts Subtraction 
Decrease Take away Remove 
Restar/ *Sustraer (formal) (SP) *Soustraire/ Déduire (FR) *Subtrair (PT) 
