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Today’s article title is: For RBI, bank compliance officers are no Cleopatra

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Important words and idioms from the article



Pronunciation: kuhm-plahy-uhns

Meaning: the following of a custom, rule, or law

Synonyms: abidance, adherence, conformance, conformity, keeping, obedience, observance, observation

Antonyms: breach, contravention, infraction, infringement, nonobservance, transgression, trespass, violation

Usage: I look forward to your compliance 

Forms: Comply (verb), Compliant (adjective)



Pronunciation: uhn-rav-uhl

Meaning: to find an answer for through reasoning

Synonyms: answer, break, crack, unriddle, solve/ disentangle, unbraid, unlay, unsnarl, untangle, untwine, untwist, unweave

Antonyms: entangle, snarl, tangle

Usage: I will unravel the mysteral/ I will unravel the knot in the rope 

Forms: Unravelled (adjective)



Pronunciation: kap

Meaning: to set bounds or an upper limit for

Synonyms: circumscribed, confined, held down, limited, restricted

Antonyms: exceeded

Usage: The salary has been capped to 30000 per month due to the losses 



Pronunciation: pruh-spek-tiv

Meaning: likely to be or become something at a later time

Synonyms: possible, potential, anticipated

Antonyms: antecedent, anterior, precedent

Usage: The school had a luncheon for prospective students



Pronunciation: steyl

Meaning: causing weariness, restlessness, or lack of interest, used or heard so often as to be dull

Synonyms: hackneyed, banal, arid, boring, colorless, drab, dreary, drudging

Antonyms: absorbing, engaging, engrossing, gripping, fresh, new, novel
Usage: That is stale news!

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