Joe Biden Visits Saudi Arabia (Vocabulary List)


Joe Biden has traveled to Saudi Arabia for a controversial summit. He met with Saudi Arabia’s de facto leader Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

However, only two years ago, Biden had promised to make Saudi Arabia a “pariah” over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi agents.

The trip has infuriated human rights activists in the US and has been denounced by a number of senior Democrat politicians.

Here is some useful vocabulary to help you understand Biden’s trip to Saudi Arabia!


Vocabulary

Controversial

Controversial (Vocabulary) with definition and example sentence.
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Summit

Summit (Vocabulary) with definition and example sentence.
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De Facto

De Facto (Vocabulary) with definition and example sentence.
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Pariah

Pariah (Vocabulary) with definition and example sentence.
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Spike

Spike (Vocabulary) with definition and example sentence.
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Infuriate

Infuriate (Vocabulary) with definition and example sentence.
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Denounce

Denounce (Vocabulary) with definition and example sentence.
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Expediency

Expediency (Vocabulary) with definition and example sentence.
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