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Business English Vocabulary – Input

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Do you often look for the right words in meetings, emails or presentations? The key is to learn new business English vocabulary one by one or in sets and repeat them frequently.

 
To help you to expand your vocabulary, I will introduce a new English phrase or word that is useful for business.
 
Therefore, I will explain the important features of the word or phrase and how you can use it in speaking and writing English:
  • What it means
  • How it is formed
  • The pronunciation
  • How you can use it in business
 
This week’s business English vocabulary is:
 
1) I need your input on the marketing strategy.
 
2) In yesterday’s meeting, they gave us some valuable input.
 
3) Mr. Cooper asked me for input on what to do about the proposal.
 
 
 

What does “input” mean?

 

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In business, “input” means:

  • advice or opinions that help someone make a decision or create something

In yesterday’s meeting, they gave us some valuable input.

Mr. Cooper asked me for input on what to do about the proposal.

 
  • ideas, money, effort, etc. that you put into an activity or process in order to help it succeed
I need your input on the marketing strategy.
 

 

 

 

What type of word is “input”?

The word “input” is a noun. There are many collocations with “input” and the noun “input” is typically used with verbs, for example:
 
  • need (someone’s) input on
  • give/provide input
  • ask for input
 
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How do you pronounce “input”?

/ˈɪnpʊt/
 
The first syllable is stressed but is not a strong /i/ sound. Instead, it is a weak /ɪ/. This handy video explains how to pronounce the / the short i /ɪ/ in English:

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How to study new vocabulary

 
To help you study the new words, I have created these flashcards. Here you can study the flashcards, practice spelling and take quizzes to memorize the new words:
 

 

 

Now practice the new word

 
How can you use this word? Write one sentence with the word input and share it by commenting below!
 
Happy learning!
 
 
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