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Process Chart (IGOE)
Bespoke. Adjective Made for a particular user or customer.Example: He made an appointment with a carpenter to design and build a bespoke chair for his new office.
Transitional Words and Phrases
These are tools to guide your reader’s thoughts smoothly from one issue to the next. They are very effective to introduce, to explain, to compare and contrast, to emphasize, to generalize, and to add—a bridge to transition from one topic or thought to the next.
To compare and contrast
To add or conclude
In this case
On the other hand
That is to say
To a great extent
In other words
All in all
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