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  1. U-turn - a complete change in policy or behaviour, usually one that is embarrassing; a turn of 180° that a vehicle makes so that it can move forwards in the opposite direction การเปลี่ยนโดยสิ้นเชิง, การเลี้ยวหรือทางเลี้ยวเป็นรูปตัว "U"

  2. U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees - a UN agency which helps refugees at the request of a government or the UN itself สำนักงานข้าหลวงใหญ่เพื่อผู้ลี้ภัยแห่งสหประชาชาติ

  3. uber - of the greatest or best kind; to a very large degree

  4. ubiquitous - found everywhere, existing everywhere

  5. ubiquitous - seeming to be everywhere or in several places at the same time ซึ่งมีอยู่ทุกหนทุกแห่ง

  6. UFO - the abbreviation for ‘Unidentified Flying Object’ (a strange object that some people claim to have seen in the sky and believe is a spacecraft from another planet) จานบินของมนุษย์ต่างดาว (คำย่อ Unidentified Flying Object)

  7. ugly - unpleasant to look at น่าเกลียด, ขี้เหร่, ไม่สวย

  8. ulcer - a sore area on the outside of the body or on the surface of an organ inside the body which is painful and may bleed or produce a poisonous substance แผลเปื่อย, แผลพุพอง

  9. ulterior - that somebody keeps hidden and does not admit ซึ่งลี้ลับ, ซึ่งซ่อนเร้น, ซึ่งแอบแฝง

  10. ultilities - services such as the providing of water, electricity, gas, etc. สาธารณูปโภค

  11. ultimate - final, after a series of things have happened ท้ายที่สุด, ตอนสุดท้าย, ในที่สุด

  12. ultimate - most extreme; best, worst, greatest, most important, etc ที่สุด

  13. ultimately - finally, after a series of things have happened ท้ายที่สุด, ตอนสุดท้าย, ในที่สุด

  14. ultimatum - a statement that orders someone to do something and threatens to punish or attack them if they do not คำขาด

  15. ultra- - extremely ที่สุด

  16. ultra-athlete - a person who competes in and trains for ultra-triathlons long-distance triathlons: "The term generally refers to all triathlon events of distance greater than the Ironman Triathlon. Thus, every ultra triathlon event must involve more than 2.4 miles (3.86 km) of swimming, 112 miles (180.25 km) of cycling, and a full marathon (26.2 mi or 42.2 km) of running.... swimming, cycling and running may take place on consecutive days" (Source: Wikipedia)

  17. ultrafine - made up of extremely small pieces

  18. ultraman - an ultra-athlete; a person who competes in and trains for ultra-triathlons long-distance triathlons: "The term generally refers to all triathlon events of distance greater than the Ironman Triathlon. Thus, every ultra triathlon event must involve more than 2.4 miles (3.86 km) of swimming, 112 miles (180.25 km) of cycling, and a full marathon (26.2 mi or 42.2 km) of running.... swimming, cycling and running may take place on consecutive days" (Source: Wikipedia)

  19. ultrasonic - (of sounds) higher than humans can hear เกี่ยวกับความถี่ที่เหนือเสียง

  20. ultrasound - sound that is higher than humans can hear; a process that produces an image of what is inside something คลื่นเหนือเสียง, คลื่นเสียงที่มีความถี่มากกว่า 20,000 เฮิรตซ์

  21. ultraviolet - of or using electromagnetic waves that are just shorter than those of violet light in the spectrum and that cannot be seen เกี่ยวกับรังสีอัลตราไวโอเลต

  22. umbilical cord - a long piece of tissue that connects a baby to its mother before it is born and is cut at the moment of birth สายสะดือ

  23. umbra - the darkest part of a shadow; the area on the earth or the moon which is the darkest during an eclipse เงามืด, เงาดวงจันทร์,เงาโลก

  24. umbrella - a thing that contains or includes many different parts or elements

  25. umbrella - an object with a round folding frame of long straight pieces of metal covered with material, that you use to protect yourself from the rain or from hot sun ร่ม

  26. umbrella group - the main group which coordinate activities of other related groups

  27. UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) - an agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger

  28. UN General Assembly - the main policymaking and representative body of the UN comprised of all members of the United Nations สมัชชาใหญ่แห่งสหประชาชาติ

  29. UN Security Council - one of the main agencies of the United Nations and in the maintenance of international peace and security สภาความมั่นคงแห่งสหประชาชาติ

  30. un- - not

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