23 February 2014
What I did: I read an article about the US-led Pacific trade pact under discussion in Singapore.
What I learned:
humanitarian- a person who seeks to promote human welfare.
pharmaceutical- shares in companies manufacturing medicinal drugs.
the drugs group lost 6p and other pharmaceuticals were also dragged lower.
controversial- giving rise or likely to give rise to controversy or public disagreement:
years of wrangling over a controversial bypass.
pact- a formal agreement between individuals or parties:
the country negotiated a trade pact with the US.