2017年5月10日 星期三

ballsy, purpose-built. voting age



Today, a bust of Krystyna Skarbek (aka Christine Granville) - the first woman to work for Britain as a special agent during the Second World War - will be…
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A lower voting age would strengthen the voice of the young and signal that their opinions matter—encouraging more to cast their ballot. In Scotland, where 16- and 17-year-olds were eligible to vote in the independence referendum in 2014, an impressive three-quarters of those who registered turned out on the day



Beginning in 2020, the Harvard Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences will expand into a purpose-built facility in Allston. The 500,000+ square foot complex will feature state-of-the-art classrooms, active learning labs, maker space, faculty labs, community space and a café. Green design will make it one of the most environmentally sustainable facilities of its kind.


ballsy
ˈbɔːlzi/
adjective
informal
  1. determined and courageous.
    "she was a cool, ballsy woman"




purpose-built



ADJECTIVE

British 
  • Built for a particular purpose.
    ‘purpose-built accommodations for the elderly’


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