A yacht /jɒt/ is a watercraft used for pleasure or sports. The term originates from the Dutch word jacht “hunt”, and was originally defined as a light fast sailing vessel used by the Dutch navy to pursue pirates and other transgressors around and into the shallow waters of the Low Countries. The jacht was popularized by Charles II of England as a pleasure or recreation vessel following his restoration in 1660.
Todays yachts differ from other vessels by their leisure purpose. A yacht is any sail or power vessel used for pleasure, cruising or racing. A yacht does not have to have luxury accommodations to be a yacht, in fact many racing yachts are stripped out vessels with the minimum of accommodations. The term ‘sailboat’ is sometimes used in America to differentiate sail from powerboat. See also ‘yachting’.
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El antiguo niño soldado ugandés y excomandante de la organización extremista cristiana Ejército de Resistencia del Señor, Dominic Ongwen, ha sido hallado culpable de 61 crímenes de guerra y contra la humanidad cometidos entre 2002 y 2005 en campos de desplazados de Uganda. El fallo, difundido este jueves por la Corte Penal Internacional (CPI) tras cinco años de juicio, considera probado que capturó niños para que pelearan, saqueó, torturó y asesinó a civiles, incluidos bebés. Convirtió, además, a las niñas en esclavas sexuales y las forzó al matrimonio y posterior embarazo, cargos estos últimos calificados por primera vez por la Corte de crímenes de guerra y contra la humanidad.
This list contains vocabulary words, each followed by an example sentence to show how they can be used. Sometimes, the student might want to do the list top to bottom, other times bottom to top. Other times, he might want to just do the words and not the example sentences, or the opposite. This vocab and the examples are from a book, “Francisco Pizarro,” from the “Grandes protagonistas de la humanidad” series, which you can get in Spanish. There are three vocab lessons we did for this book. This is the second one. Links to the first and the third. If you master this vocabulary, you should be able to read through the book quite smoothly. You can get the book on Amazon (link here) or other places, and you can often find them in used book stores. Besides the vocab lessons, there are three comprehension lessons. Links to the first, second, and third. Vocab list 2:
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