Valid – Word Of The Day For IELTS

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Valid – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Valid: (Adjective)/ˈvalɪd/


Be legally or officially acceptable.


Legitimate, Credible, Official


With noun: valid ticket/ name/ passport/ signature/ vote/ reason/ argument/ claim/ excuse/ criticism/ comparison/ conclusion.
With adverb: equally/ only/ perfectly/ statistically/ still valid


For IELTS Speaking:.
“Your return ticket is valid for three months”
“If you do not already hold a valid passport, application forms may be obtained from the Post Office.”

For IELTS Writing:
“Perhaps women choose this style because it fits with their own, perfectly valid interactional or social goals.”


Choose the following words to fill in the blank: valid, rely, excluded, located, deduce, specific, initially, philosophical, convened, component.

  1. In the future, we will have to __________ more on alternate energy sources.
  2. The world’s first female prime minister __________ came to power in Ceylon in 1960.
  3. By studying the handwriting, experts were able to __________ that the author of the ransom note was a left-handed Asian woman.
  4. Representatives of a number of countries __________ last month, and formalised agreements on free trade.
  5. The housing complex is conveniently __________ near a shopping plaza.
  6. We can describe most things in our environment at a variety of levels of abstraction, from very broad and general categories, to very narrow and __________ terms.
  7. The holiday message from the school principal __________ all references to religion.
  8. Research suggests that there is a strong, subjective __________ to the perception of beauty.
  9. My grandfather is very __________ about his illness; he certainly doesn’t want to die, but he says he has lived a long life, and isn’t afraid to go.
  10. My parking pass is only __________ for another week.

Answer key
1. rely
2. initially
3. deduce
4. convened
5. located
6. specific
7. exclude
8. component
9. philosophical

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