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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
index /'indeks/
  • danh từ, số nhiều indexes, indeces
    • ngón tay trỏ ((cũng) index finger)
    • chỉ số; sự biểu thị
    • kim (trên đồng hồ đo...)
    • bảng mục lục (các đề mục cuối sách); bản liệt kê
      • a library index: bản liệt kê của thư viện
    • (tôn giáo) bản liệt kê các loại sách bị giáo hội cấm
      • to put a book on the index: cấm lưu hành một cuốn sách
    • (toán học) số mũ
    • (ngành in) dấu chỉ
    • nguyên tắc chỉ đạo
    • ngoại động từ
      • bảng mục lục cho (sách); ghi vào bản mục lục ((thường) động tính từ quá khứ)
      • cấm lưu hành (một cuốn sách...)
      • chỉ rõ, là dấu hiệu của
    Concise Dictionary
    +a numerical scale used to compare variables with one another or with some reference number
    +a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts; can reveal relative changes as a function of time
    +a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself
    +an alphabetical listing of names and topics along with page numbers where they are discussed
    +the finger next to the thumb
    +list in an index
    +provide with an index
    +adjust through indexation

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 guide, directory, list, listing, table of contents, catalogue, key, thesaurus:
    To find synonyms for a word in this book, look first in the index.
    2 mark, sign, clue, token, hint, pointer, indicator, indication, guide:
    An index to his feelings can be seen in the way he treats people.
    3 index finger, forefinger, first finger; pointer, marker, needle, Chiefly Brit typography hand, Chiefly US typography fist:
    Use an index to emphasize important paragraphs.
    4 ratio, measure, formula, factor:
    The cephalic index is the ratio of the width of a skull to its length multiplied by 100.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 (plural indexes) a list of names or topics that are referred to in a book, etc., usually arranged at the end of a book in alphabetical order or listed in a separate file or book: Look it up in the index. + Author and subject indexes are available on a library database.
    2 (BrE) = CARD INDEX
    3 (plural indexes or indices) a system that shows the level of prices and wages, etc. so that they can be compared with those of a previous date: the cost-of-living index + The Dow Jones index fell 15 points this morning. + stockmarket indices + house price indexes
    4 (plural indices) a sign or MEASURE that sth else can be judged by: The number of new houses being built is a good index of a country's prosperity.
    5 (usually indices [pl.]) (mathematics) the small number written above a larger number to show how many times that number must be multiplied by itself. In the EQUATION 4 = 16, the number 2 is an index.
    + verb [VN]
    1 to make an index of documents, the contents of a book, etc.; to add sth to a list of this type: All publications are indexed by subject and title. + New material is scanned, indexed and stored electronically.
    2 [usually passive] ~ sth (to sth) to link wages, etc. to the level of prices of food, clothing, etc. so that they both increase at the same rate
    Collocation Dictionary

    1 list of names/topics in a book


    comprehensive, complete | detailed | general | alphabetical


    appear in, be in
    Although the book was devoted to cancer, the word ‘cancer’ did not even appear in the index.
    | consult, look (sth up) in
    Why don't you look up her name in the index?
    | compile


    give sth, list sth
    The index only gives the main towns.


    in a/the ~
    Is there any reference to it in the index?
    | ~ to
    It's a general index to the whole work.

    2 ordered record of books/files


    subject, title | card | computer, computerized


    have, keep
    We keep a card index of all the titles on the shelves.
    | compile, create | consult, look (sth up) in, search
    Look up ‘The Waste Land’ in the index. Search the index to find the address of the data file.




    in a/the ~
    cards in a card index

    3 system showing the level of sth; measure of sth


    good, reliable, sensitive | high | low | weighted | official | general
    a general index calculated from death and population information
    | world
    The world index fell 3.1%.
    | cost-of-living, market, retail price | futures, share, stock | Dow Jones, FT-SE 100, etc.


    Those who lived in the inner cities had a high index of deprivation.
    | use (sth as)
    The test results were used as an index of language proficiency.
    | compile, construct, create | calculate, compute
    The index was calculated with a computer.
    | publish
    The retail price index is published monthly.
    | drag, drive, push, take
    A wave of frenzied buying pushed the index up 136.2 points.


    measure sth
    an index designed to measure monthly changes in the volume of industrial production
    | be based on sth
    an index based on incidents causing a loss of production
    | be linked to sth
    The increase in our standard rates will be linked to the retail price index.
    | cover sth
    an index covering some 1,700 companies
    | open | close, end
    The hundred shares index closed down 15 points.


    in an/the ~
    dividends on shares in the index
    | on an/the ~
    people dealing in options on the FT-SE 100 index


    a drop/fall in an index
    a 28.2 point drop in the FT-SE 100 index
    | changes in an index, an increase in an index, as measured by an index
    Inflation, as measured by the retail price index, is expected to drop.

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    indicators ~ be down/up
    With the share price down at 234p, it might be time to start buying. The CAC index was up 18.84 points.

    ~ reach sth, stand at sth
    Consumer confidence reached a 30-year high. Second quarter sales stood at £ 18 billion.

    ~ be/remain unchanged
    The 100 Share Index remained unchanged at 5297.

    ~ gain (sth)
    The share gained 19 cents to close at 4.38.

    ~ suffer (sth)
    Profit margins suffered when the company lowered prices to remain competitive.

    ~ climb, edge up, go up, increase ( ~ increase in value
    for currencies
    ), jump, rise, rocket, shoot up, skyrocket, soar (
    +by, from, to or no preposition
    Earnings per share climbed from 3.5p to 5.1p. The pound has increased in value relative to the euro. Profits have shot up by a staggering 25%. Oil prices have skyrocketed.

    ~ come/go down, crash, decline, decrease ( ~ decrease in value
    for currencies
    ), dive, drop, fall, plummet, plunge, shrink, slip, slump (
    +by, from, to or no preposition
    Banana exports crashed nearly 50%. The pound fell to a 14-year low against the dollar. Net income plummeted to USD 3.7 million.

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