100+ Werkwoorden Zakelijk Engels met zinnen

Werkwoorden Zakelijk Engels: Een grote woordenlijst met nuttige Engelse werkwoorden definities en voorbeeldzinnen voor gebruik in vergaderingen, presentaties en discussies met klanten en collega’s.

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Below is a glossary of more than 100 popular Business English verbs – Werkwoorden Zakelijk Engels –used for explaining and describing in meetings, presentations, and discussions. Of course, some of these words may also be used as nouns, but this list is only about action words (verbs)!

100+ Werkwoorden Zakelijk Engels met definitie en voorbeeldzinnen

  1. Address: Deal with or discuss a particular issue or concern. We need to address the budget constraints before finalizing the project plan.
  2. Advocate: Support or promote a particular idea, approach, or solution. I strongly advocate for adopting a more sustainable packaging solution.
  3. Align: Ensure that actions, strategies, or goals are in harmony or agreement. We need to align our sales targets with the overall company objectives.
  4. Allocate: Assign resources, funds, or tasks to specific areas, projects, or individuals. We should allocate more time for market research in the project timeline.
  5. Analyze: Break down a complex situation or data to understand its components. We need to analyze the market trends before making a decision on expanding to new regions.
  6. Annotate: Add explanatory notes or comments to a document or presentation. I’ll annotate the slides with additional information to provide context.
  7. Ascertain: be sure of/certain, find out for sure. The software designer ascertained that it would be best to eliminate the two, older apps.
  8. Assess: evaluate or estimate nature, quality, ability of a person, thing or situation. We need to assess the relative merits of the two proposals. 
  9. Assume: To believe or think something based on expectations but without knowing with certainty. Often used to pose a question. I assume that the website launch is still on schedule…?
  10. Authenticate: Verify the authenticity or validity of something, such as documents or transactions. We need to authenticate user’s identities before granting access to the new platform.
  11. Authorize: Grant permission or approval for a specific action, expenditure, or decision. I authorize the use of funds for the research and development project.
  12. Beat: Perform better than. We beat market expectations with strong sales in the first quarter.
  13. Benchmark: Compare performance, practices, or results against established standards or competitors. Let’s benchmark our customer satisfaction rates against industry leaders.
  14. Clarify: Make something clearer or more understandable. I’d appreciate it if you could clarify the pricing structure for the new product.
  15. Collaborate: Work together with others to achieve a common goal or outcome. Let’s collaborate with the marketing team to create a cohesive campaign strategy.
  16. Combine: To put things together. Let’s combine our talents on this project and create something really exciting!
  17. Compare: Point out similarities and differences between two or more things. We need to compare the advantages of these two project management approaches in order to make a good decision.
  18. Compare and contrast: Look for and point out similarities (compare) and differences (contrast). In this presentation, I will compare and contrast the two approaches. 
  19. Conclude: To reach a decision after thinking/hearing about something. I have to conclude that we are just not ready to launch the new line.
  20. Concur: Agree or be in harmony with a point, decision, or statement. I concur with the proposal to revise the pricing structure.
  21. Consolidate: Combine or merge various elements, assets, or information. Let’s consolidate the financial reports from different departments into a single document.
  22. Contemplate: Think about in a quiet, serious manner. We really have to contemplate the risks and rewards of relocating our company. 
  23. Contextualize: To put in context. To understand in relationship to the setting or circumstances. We need to contextualise this problem before we can really understand it. Only then can we begin to think about how to address the problem.
  24. Contrast: Highlight the differences between two concepts or ideas. We need to contrast the benefits of outsourcing versus in-house development for this project.
  25. Convey: Communicate a message, idea, or feeling to others. It’s important to convey the company’s values during client interactions.
  26. Critique: Provide a constructive analysis or evaluation of something. I’d like to critique the current sales strategy and suggest some improvements.
  27. Cultivate: Foster or develop relationships, skills, or ideas over time. We need to cultivate a culture of continuous learning within the organization.
  28. Debate: Engage in a formal discussion or argument to explore different viewpoints. We should debate the pros and cons of implementing a remote work policy.
  29. Decipher: Interpret or understand something complex or unclear. I’ll help you decipher the financial report and explain the key metrics.
  30. Deconstruct: Analyze and break down complex concepts or structures into simpler components. Let’s deconstruct the sales process to identify areas for optimization.
  31. Delay: To do something later than planned. The launch has been delayed by technical issues.
  32. Detail: Provide specific information or facts about a topic. Could you please detail the steps required to implement the new employee onboarding process?
  33. Define: Clearly explain the meaning or scope of a term or concept. Before we proceed, let’s define the key performance indicators we’ll be tracking.
  34. Demonstrate: Show how something works in practice. Our IT team will demonstrate the new user interface during the presentation.
  35. Delineate: Clearly describe or outline the boundaries, features, or specifics of something. Let’s delineate the roles and responsibilities of each team member in the project plan.
  36. Determine: To ascertain, decide or establish exactly by research. We have now determined that this product should not be brought to market.
  37. Discuss: Have a conversation about a specific topic. Let’s discuss the potential strategies for increasing our market share in the next quarter.
  38. Diversify: Expand or vary the range of products, services, or investments. We should diversify our portfolio to mitigate risks and explore new opportunities.
  39. Document: Record or write down information, processes, or decisions for future reference. We should document the steps for onboarding new employees to streamline the process.
  40. Draft: To create a preliminary version of a document. My manager asked me to draft a sales proposal for a new prospect. 
  41. Elaborate: Provide more details or expand on a point. Could you elaborate on how the new software system will improve efficiency?
  42. Elicit: Draw out information, ideas, or reactions from others through questioning. I’d like to elicit feedback on the proposed changes to the employee benefits program.
  43. Eliminate: To get rid of something, remove it. In the website, we need to eliminate all mentions of the old product line.
  44. Elucidate: Make something clear through detailed explanation. Allow me to elucidate the advantages of adopting agile project management.
  45. Emphasize: Highlight the importance or significance of a particular point. I want to emphasize that customer satisfaction is our top priority in this initiative.
  46. Enforce: Ensure compliance with rules, policies, or agreements. We need to enforce the new safety protocols across all our manufacturing facilities.
  47. Enumerate: List items or points one by one for clarity. The team did a great job of enumerating the many benefits of this cost-saving initiative.
  48. Envision: Imagine or foresee a future scenario, strategy, or outcome. Let’s envision the company’s growth trajectory for the next five years.
  49. Estimate: To make a good guess based on available information. We estimate our marketing costs at 20%. 
  50. Evaluate: Assess the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats of a situation. We should evaluate the potential risks before committing to this partnership.
  51. Exercise caution: Be careful. We really have to exercise caution when and if we change our formula. What if people don’t like it?
  52. Explain: Make something clear or understandable by providing adequate information. I want to explain the concept behind our new product.
  53. Extrapolate: Estimate or predict future trends or outcomes based on existing data. Make an educated guess based on what is known. We can extrapolate the sales figures for the next year using the current growth rate.
  54. Exemplify: Provide a concrete example to support a statement. These numbers exemplify how successful this cost-saving approach has been.
  55. Expound: To say more. To provide a detailed explanation or analysis of a concept or idea. Please allow me to expound on the benefits of our new performance appraisal system.
  56. Facilitate: Assist, enable, or make a process or interaction smoother. I’ll facilitate the team-building exercise to enhance collaboration among members.
  57. Forecast: Predict future trends, outcomes, or results based on data analysis. We need to forecast the potential revenue growth for the next quarter.
  58. Formulate: Create or develop a plan, strategy, or idea. We need to formulate a contingency plan to address potential project delays.
  59. Gauge: Measure or assess the level, extent, or impact of something. We need to gauge the customer satisfaction levels after the recent service update.
  60. Harmonize: Coordinate or integrate different elements for consistency or compatibility. Let’s harmonize the branding across all our marketing materials.
  61. Innovate: Introduce new ideas, methods, or products to enhance efficiency or competitiveness. We should constantly innovate to stay ahead in the rapidly changing market.
  62. Illustrate: Provide examples to help others understand a concept. To illustrate the point, let me share a recent success story from our sales team.
  63. Implement: Put a plan, decision or agreement into effect. It’s time to implement our new digital marketing strategy.
  64. Improvise: Think and respond on the spot without prior preparation. As we move forward, we may have to improvise and adapt to unexpected challenges.
  65. Incentivize: Offer rewards or incentives to motivate certain behaviors or outcomes. We can incentivize employees to achieve higher productivity by introducing performance bonuses.
  66. Incorporate: Include or integrate a specific element into a larger context. We should incorporate customer feedback into our product development process.
  67. Initiate: Start or launch a process, project, or action. Let’s initiate the brainstorming session to generate new product ideas.
  68. Innovate: Introduce new ideas, methods, or products to enhance efficiency or competitiveness. We should constantly innovate to stay ahead in the rapidly changing market.
  69. Inquire: Ask for information or clarification about a topic. I’d like to inquire about the progress of the sales team’s new training program.
  70. Manage: to supervise, be responsible for, have oversight or leadership. We have to manage expectations about the new product line.
  71. Mention: Bring up or refer to a topic briefly. I just want to mention that our competitors have recently introduced a similar service.
  72. Moderate: Facilitate a discussion or meeting by ensuring balanced participation and respectful communication. I’ll be moderating the panel discussion on industry trends at the upcoming conference.
  73. Negotiate: To reach an agreement, often with compromise on both sides. We will have to negotiate with the new vendors as their prices are really way too high.
  74. Observe: To watch something or someone, usually over an extended period of time. The board is closely observing C-suite behavior.
  75. Optimize: Improve efficiency, performance, or results by making adjustments. Let’s optimize the website loading speed to enhance UX (user experience).
  76. Outline: Provide a brief overview or summary of a topic. Let me quickly outline the main points of our marketing strategy for this quarter.
  77. Oversee: Supervise, manage, or be in charge of a project, team, or process. I will oversee the implementation of the new marketing campaign.
  78. Pilot: Test a new idea, process, or product in a controlled environment before full implementation. We plan to pilot the new training program with a small group before rolling it out company-wide.
  79. Provide: Give precise details or instructions about something. Could you please provide further information about the target audience for this marketing campaign?
  80. Propose: Put forward an idea, plan, or solution for consideration. I’d like to propose a new strategy for streamlining our supply chain.
  81. Present: Share information, data, or ideas with an audience. My colleague will present the new product line.
  82. Prioritize: Rank tasks, goals, or issues according to their importance or urgency. We must prioritize these action items to meet the project deadline.
  83. Propagate: Spread information, ideas, or practices among a wider audience. We aim to propagate our brand message through social media channels.
  84. Quell: To make quiet or calm. We have to quell any rumors about cash flow issues.
  85. Recommend: To suggest or advise an action, thing or person. I recommend that you do more research before you make your decision. 
  86. Refer: To suggest a particular person for a particular job. My best friend referred me to her partner for advice about building a new website. Refer: to speak about / in reference to / something or someone. Was the CFO referring to this year’s figures or the previous year’s?
  87. Refine: Make improvements or adjustments to a concept, plan, or product. We need to refine the user interface based on the feedback from beta testers.
  88. Research: To look into something. Gain more information and insight. Before we start writing our new digital marketing plan, we have to research what the competition is doing. And of course, we have to research keywords. 
  89. Synthesize: Combine different elements or ideas to create a unified concept or solution. Let’s synthesize the customer feedback and market research findings into actionable insights.
  90. Reiterate or restate: Repeat a point to emphasize its importance. I want to reiterate that meeting project deadlines is crucial for our reputation.
  91. Reveal: Disclose or make known a piece of information. To make visible something previously unnoticed. I’m excited to reveal the new branding strategy we’ve been working on. This scenario reveals a weakness in our product launch plans.
  92. Revoke: Cancel or withdraw a previous decision, agreement, or authorization. We might need to revoke the approved budget due to unexpected expenses.
  93. Rationalize: Explain the reasoning or justification behind a decision. We need to rationalize the budget allocation for the upcoming project. (Warning: This can also imply providing useful-to-the-speaker but false or implausible reasons for doing something or believing something. Stop rationalizing! You are just coming up with excuses for the failure of the new campaign.
  94. Realign: Adjust or reorganise priorities, resources, or goals to better align with a strategy. We may need to realign our budget allocation to support the new initiative.
  95. Reassess: Review or evaluate a situation, plan, or decision again for potential changes. We should reassess the feasibility of the project given the recent market shifts.
  96. Reinforce: Strengthen or emphasize a point through repetition or examples. Let’s reinforce the importance of adhering to our quality standards.
  97. Revise: Make changes or amendments to a plan, document, or strategy. We need to revise the project timeline to accommodate the new requirements.
  98. Segment: Divide a market, audience, or data into distinct categories for analysis or targeting. We should segment our customer base based on their preferences and demographics.
  99. Settle: To reach a compromise, settle an argument, Settle for less: to accept less than what you really wanted. To accept a legal compromise. We’re not in a strong position. We’re just going to have to settle and move on.
  100. Settle down: To become calm or quiet. The team is settling down now after the shocking news about the merger.
  101. Settle in: To get accustomed to a new setting, role or situation. To adjust to a new setting. My new colleague is finally settling in to our office routines. The new salesman is getting settled in and learning the ropes.
  102. Simulate: Create a representation or model to demonstrate a concept or scenario. A fake version of a real thing. Let’s simulate the potential effects of a supply chain disruption to assess our preparedness.
  103. Solidify: To make a plan solid or definite. We have to solidify our plans for the new website.
  104. Streamline: Simplify or optimize processes to improve efficiency and reduce complexity. Our goal is to streamline the supply chain to minimize delays and costs.
  105. Synthesize: Combine different elements or ideas to create a unified concept or solution. Let’s synthesize the customer feedback and market research findings into actionable insights.
  106. Suggest: Propose an idea, solution, or course of action. I’d like to suggest a new approach to handling customer complaints that might improve retention.
  107. Summarize: Give a brief overview of the main points. Before we move on, let me summarize the key takeaways from this discussion.
  108. Sum up: To summarize / conclude the most important points of what has been said / presented / discussed. Can be used as a call to action at the end of a meeting. OK, to sum up, we are now all on the same page and in go-mode for this project, right?
  109. Supervise: Oversee and guide the work of a team or project. I will supervise the implementation of the new software system.
  110. Survey: Collect data or opinions from a group of people to gather insights. We plan to survey our customers to understand their preferences better.
  111. Validate: Confirm or prove the accuracy, effectiveness, or relevance of something. We need to validate the data before presenting it to the stakeholders.
  112. Verify: Confirm the accuracy, authenticity, or truth of something. We certainly need to verify the credentials of the potential vendor before signing the contract..
  113. Vet: Evaluate or assess something carefully for suitability, accuracy, or quality. We need to vet the potential suppliers before making a final decision.
  114. Project: Estimate or predict future trends, figures, or outcomes based on current data. Could you project the sales numbers for the next quarter based on the current growth rate?
  115. Walk through: Step-by-step explanation or demonstration of a process. Let me walk you through the workflow of the new projct management software. 

Waaroom deze focus op zakelijk Engels werkwoorden?

Een uitgebreide zakelijk Engels vocabulaire, met de nadruk op werkwoorden, speelt een cruciale rol in de moderne professionele wereld. Het stelt individuen in staat om effectief te communiceren, samen te werken en te onderhandelen binnen een wereldwijde zakelijke omgeving. Werkwoorden vormen de kern van actie en dynamiek in communicatie, en de juiste keuze ervan kan nuances en intenties precies overbrengen.

Met een rijk scala aan Zakelijk Engels werkwoorden kunnen professionals ideeën duidelijk en beknopt presenteren, instructies begrijpelijk maken en betekenisvolle relaties opbouwen. Ze vergemakkelijken vlotte en overtuigende presentaties, overleg en rapportage. Werkwoorden stellen individuen in staat om hun capaciteiten en bijdragen te tonen, waardoor ze waardevolle teamleden en leiders worden.

Daarnaast opent een gevarieerde woordenschat de deuren voor internationale zakelijke kansen, waarbij Engels vaak de gemeenschappelijke taal is. Het correct gebruiken van zakelijk Engels werkwoorden versterkt geloofwaardigheid en professionaliteit wat essentieel is voor carrière-ontwikkeling. Kortom, het beheersen van zakelijke Engelse werkwoorden verbetert de communicatievaardigheden, vergroot de effectiviteit op de werkplek en bevordert het wereldwijde zakelijke succes.

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