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act at one s discretion

  • 1 discretion

    [dɪs'krɛʃən]
    n; u
    (tact) 谨慎 [jǐnshèn]

    * at the discretion of sb — ( frm) 由某人自行处理

    * to have the discretion to do sth — ( frm) 有做某事的决定权

    * to use one's discretion — ( frm) 由某人自行决定

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  • 2 三思而行

    think thrice before you act; look before you leap
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    san1 si1 er2 xing2
    think three times then go (idiom); don't act before you've thought it through carefully
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    三思而行
    sān sī ér xíng
    think thrice before acting; act with prudence; Discretion is the better part of valour.; Don't draw your bow till your arrow is fixed.; give the matter some second thoughts; Look before you leap.; Measure thrice and cut once.; Score twice before you cut once.; Think before you do anything.; think the matter over carefully before acting; Think thrice on what you do.; think twice before doing sth.; Turn three times before acting.:
    三思而行是一个很通俗的说法。 “Look before you leap” is a familiar expression.
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    三思而行|三思而行 [sān sī ér xíng] think three times then go (idiom); don't act before you've thought it through carefully

    Chinese-English dictionary > 三思而行

  • 3 任从

    ren4 cong2
    at one's discretion
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    任從|任从 [rèn cóng] at one's discretion

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  • 4 任凭

    allow; let (somebody do as he pleases), no matter (how, what, etc.), even if; even though
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    at one's convenience; no matter
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    at one's convenience; no matter
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    adv. no matter what
    prep. despite
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    ren4 ping2
    no matter what, despite, to allow (sb to act arbitrarily)
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    任凭
    rèn píng
    (听凭) at one's convenience; at one's discretion:
    任凭感情支配 give way to (dictated by) the mood of the moment; blindly obey the mood of the moment;
    这事不能任凭他一人决定。 This shouldn't be left entirely to his discretion.
    (不管) no matter (how, what, etc.); despite:
    任凭问题多复杂,我们也能弄清楚。 We can solve the problem no matter how complicated it is.
    任凭你怎么说, 事实总是事实。 Whatever you say, facts are facts.
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    任憑|任凭 [rèn píng] no matter what despite to allow (sb to act arbitrarily)

    Chinese-English dictionary > 任凭

  • 5 任從

    ren4 cong2
    at one's discretion
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    任從|任从 [rèn cóng] at one's discretion

    Chinese-English dictionary > 任從

  • 6 任意

    wanton; arbitrary; wilful; random;odd
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    arbitrariness; at discretion; at will; random; voluntariness
    【医】 ad lib.; ad libitum; random
    相关词组: 任意的
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    arbitrariness; at discretion; at will; random; voluntariness
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    adj. random
    adv. at will
    * * *
    ren4 yi4
    arbitrary, at will, at random
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    任意
    rèn yì
    wantonly; arbitrarily; wilfully; just as one wishes; at will:
    任意捏造事实 indulge in pure fabrication;
    任意摆布 order sb. about at will; get sb. by the short hairs; have sb. under one's thumb; turn (twist; wind; wrap) sb. round one's little finger;
    任意诬蔑 wantonly vilify;
    任意编造 arbitrarily invent;
    任意歪曲历史 wilful distortion of history;
    任意打击 wilfully attack; attack others as one pleases;
    任意欺侮 bully others at will;
    任意通行 free traffic;
    任意涨价 raise prices arbitrarily
    任意标度arbitrary scale;
    任意参数 arbitrary parameter;
    任意常数 {数} arbitrary constant;
    任意处理订单 discretionary order;
    任意存取 arbitrary access;
    任意点 arbitrary point;
    任意定相 arbitrary phasing;
    任意单位 arbitrary unit;
    任意港 optional port;
    任意格网 {图} arbitrary grid;
    任意函数 arbitrary function;
    任意函数发生器 arbitrary-function generator;
    任意航向计算机 arbitrary course computer;
    任意基准值 arbitrary reference value;
    任意加税 slap additional taxes on;
    任意截面波导 waveguide of arbitrary cross section;
    任意截切 {地} arbitrary cut-off;
    任意输入信号 arbitrary input;
    任意顺序 random order;
    任意条款 optional clause; permissive provision;
    任意投影 {图} aphylactic map projection;
    任意脱离啮合 walking-out of mesh;
    任意卸货港交货 optional delivery;
    任意型号 disposable type;
    任意形状波导 arbitrary-shaped waveguide;
    任意序列 arbitrary sequence;
    任意仲裁 voluntary arbitration;
    任意准备 voluntary reserve
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    任意|任意 [rèn yì] arbitrary at will at random

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  • 7 便宜行事

    (authorized to) act at one's discretion; act as one sees fit
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    act as one sees fit
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    act as one sees fit
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    v. act as one sees fit, act with discretion
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    bian4 yi2 xing2 shi4
    act at one's discretion, act as one sees fit
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    便宜行(从)事
    biàn yí xíng shì
    (适当地, 看事实需要而主动地办事) act (decide) according to circumstances; act as circumstances may require; act as one sees fit; act at one's discretion; do at one's will; use discretion
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    便宜行事|便宜行事 [biàn yí xíng shì] act at one's discretion act as one sees fit

    Chinese-English dictionary > 便宜行事

  • 8 司法

    administration of justice; judicature; justice
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    judicatory; judicature; justice
    【法】 administration of justice; administration of law; judicature
    相关词组: 司法部
    司法部长
    司法的
    司法官
    司法界
    司法权
    司法权的
    司法上的
    司法辖区
    司法制度
    准司法性的
    最高司法官
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    elisor; judicatory; judicature; justice
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    adj. judicial, judiciary
    n. administration of justice, judicature
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    si1 fa3
    judicial, (administration of) justice
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    司法
    sī fǎ
    administration of justice; judicature; judicial; judiciary
    司法部门 judicial departments; judiciary;
    司法部长 attorney general;
    司法裁决 judicial decision;
    司法程序 judicial process; judicial procedure;
    司法处理权 judicial discretion;
    司法弹道学 judicial ballistics;
    司法档案 judicial file;
    司法独立 judicial independence; judicial separation; independence of the judiciary (judicature);
    司法否决权 judicial veto;
    司法官 judge;
    司法管辖 jurisdiction of courts;
    司法惯例 juridical practice;
    司法护宪审查 judicial review;
    司法会议 judicial conference;
    司法机关 judicial office; judicial authority; judicial organ;
    司法鉴定 expert testimony (evidence);
    司法界 judicial circle;
    司法精神病学 forensic psychiatry;
    司法警察 judicial police (policeman);
    司法判决 decree;
    司法判例 judicial precedent;
    司法权 judicial powers;
    司法摄影 judicial photography;
    司法统计 judicial statistics;
    司法协助 judicial assistance;
    司法心理学 forensic psychology; legal psychology;
    司法行为 judicial act;
    司法行政(管理) judicial administration;
    司法行政官 magistrate;
    司法职能 judicial functions;
    司法仲裁 judicial arbitration
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    司法|司法 [sī fǎ] judicial (administration of) justice

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  • 9 宁缺毋滥

    rather go without than have something shoddy—put quality before quantity
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    ning4 que1 wu2 lan4
    better to have nothing (than substandard choice) (idiom); would prefer to go without than accept shoddy option
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    宁缺毋滥
    nìng quē wú làn
    It is better to leave a deficiency uncovered than to have it covered without discretion.; put quality before quantity; Fewer (Less) but better.; rather go without than have sth. shoddy; rather go without than make do with a substandard substitute:
    我们必须重视质量,宁缺毋滥。 We must put quality before quantity; We should rather go without than have something shoddy.
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    寧缺毋濫|宁缺毋滥 [nìng quē wú làn] better to have nothing (than substandard choice) (idiom); would prefer to go without than accept shoddy option

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  • 10 慎重

    cautious; careful; prudent; discreet
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    carefulness; caution; circumspection; discretion; gingerliness; prudence
    scrupulosity
    相关词组: 慎重的
    慎重地
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    carefulness; caution; circumspection; discretion; prudence; scrupulosity
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    adj. cautious, careful, prudent, discreet
    n. caution, discretion
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    shen4 zhong4
    cautious, careful, prudent
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    慎重
    shèn zhòng
    careful; cautious; considerate; discreet; prudent:
    为慎重起见 for caution's sake;
    采取慎重的态度 adopt a prudent policy
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    慎重|慎重 [shèn zhòng] cautious careful prudent

    Chinese-English dictionary > 慎重

  • 11 操守

    personal integrity
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    personal integrity
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    n. personal integrity
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    cao1 shou3
    personal integrity
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    操守
    cāo shǒu
    discretion in conduct; attention to moral principle; moral fortitude; integrity; chastity; virtue
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    操守|操守 [cāo shǒu] personal integrity

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  • 12 斟酌

    consider; deliberate
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    consider; deliberate; wrestle
    相关词组: 斟酌情况的
    斟酌字句
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    went behind; wrestle
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    zhen1 zhuo2
    to consider, to deliberate, to fill up a cup to the brim
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    斟酌
    zhēn zhuó
    consider; deliberate; weigh and consider; think over:
    斟酌词句 weigh one's words;
    再三斟酌 call for much deliberation;
    斟酌办理 act at one's discretion; act as one sees fit
    斟酌决定权 discretionary power;
    斟酌情况发给许可证 discretionary licensing
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    斟酌|斟酌 [zhēn zhuó] to consider to deliberate to fill up a cup to the brim

    Chinese-English dictionary > 斟酌

  • 13 无条件投降

    unconditional surrender
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    surrender at discretion
    【法】 unconditional surrender
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    surrender at discretion
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    wu2 tiao2 jian4 tou2 xiang2
    unconditional surrender
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    無條件投降|无条件投降 [wú tiáo jiàn tóu xiáng] unconditional surrender

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  • 14 明哲保身

    be worldly-wise and play safe
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    be worldly-wise and make oneself safe
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    be worldly wise and make oneself safe
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    明哲保身
    míng zhé bǎo shēn
    be worldly-wise and play safe; an attitude to shirk principled struggle so as to protect one's personal interest and keep oneself from incurring troubles; be wise for (the sake of) personal survival; be wise to protect oneself from something unfavourable; keep out of harm by discretion; be cautious in order to save one's own skin; keep discreetly out of harm; not to involve oneself in an intrigue; regard one's own safety; stay quiet for self-protection; take no side in any conflict:
    明哲保身是自由主义的表现之一。 To be wordly-wise and play safe is one of the manifestations of liberalism.
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    明哲保身|明哲保身 [míng zhé bǎo shēn] a wise man looks after his own hide (idiom) to put one's own safety before matters of principle

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  • 15 有限

    limited; finite
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    【化】 limited
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    finity
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    adj. limited, finite
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    you3 xian4
    limited, finite
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    有限
    yǒu xiàn
    limited; restricted; finite; a little; not much:
    为数有限 limited in number; not many;
    文化水平有限 have had little schooling;
    我只认识有限的几个汉字。 I only know a few Chinese characters.
    有限变形 finite deformation;
    有限波列 finite wave train;
    有限测度 finite measure;
    有限差分 finite difference;
    有限点阵 {物} finite lattice;
    有限订单 limited order;
    有限对策 finite game;
    有限访问数据 limited access data;
    有限分条法分析 finite strip analysis;
    有限浮动汇率 limited floating rate;
    有限傅里叶变换 Finite Fourier transform;
    有限公司 limited company; limited-liability company;
    有限股利公司 limited dividend corporation;
    有限归纳法 finite induction;
    有限功能批发商 limited function wholesaler;
    有限构形相互作用 limited configuration interaction;
    有限函数 finite function;
    有限合伙人 limited partner;
    有限花序 {植} definite inflorescence;
    有限环 finite ring;
    有限级数 finite progression; finite series;
    有限积分器 limited integrator;
    有限几何 finite geometry;
    有限记忆信道 finite-memory channel;
    有限记忆信源 finite-memory source;
    有限记忆自动机 finite-memory automaton;
    有限价格订单 limited price order;
    有限进口 limit entry;
    有限矩阵 {数} finite matrix;
    有限可控天线 limited steerable antennas;
    有限扩展双原子重叠法 limited expansion of diatomic overlap;
    有限扩张 {数} finite extension;
    有限量 {数} finite quantity;
    有限能源航天器 power limited spacecraft;
    有限区间 finite interval;
    有限区域数值预报 numerical weather prediction for limited area;
    有限群 finite group;
    有限染色体 finite chromosome;
    有限热导不稳定性 finite heat conductivity instability;
    有限射影平面 finite projective plane;
    有限生成 finitely generated;
    有限生命(经营期) limited life;
    有限生长 determinate growth;
    有限时间稳定性 stability in finite time;
    有限寿命 finite lifetime;
    有限数学 finite mathematics;
    有限塑性范围 finite plastic domain;
    有限速试 confined velocity;
    有限图 finite graph;
    有限瓦尔什变换 Finite Walsh transform;
    有限维管束 closed vascular bundle;
    有限微扰理论 finite perturbation theory;
    有限稳定性 limited stability;
    有限限幅 {电} finite clipping;
    有限信息法 limited-information method;
    有限性破碎 arrested crushing;
    有限性问题 finiteness problem;
    有限映射 finite mapping;
    有限域 finite field;
    有限元 finite element;
    有限元逼近 finite element approximation;
    有限元法 finite element method;
    有限元分析 finite-element analysis;
    有限元网格生成 finite-element mesh generation;
    有限网络 finite element network;
    有限运动源 finite moving source;
    有限增益放大器 limited-gain amplifier;
    有限责任 limited liability;
    有限责任公司 limited liability company;
    有限责任合伙人 limited partner;
    有限指数 finite index;
    有限制掺混 confined mixing;
    有限主权论 theory of limited sovereignty;
    有限铸币制 limited-coinage system;
    有限状态信道 finite-state channel;
    有限状态语言 finite state language;
    有限自动机 finite automata;
    有限自主权 bounded discretion;
    有限总体 finite population;
    有限总体修正 finite population correction
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    有限|有限 [yǒu xiàn] limited finite

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  • 16

    machine; engine, aircraft; aeroplane; plane, crucial point, chance; occasion; opportunity, organic, flexible; quick-witted
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    chance; crucial point; engine; machine; occasion; organic; pivot; plane
    flexible
    【医】 machine
    * * *
    chance; crucial point; engine; machine; occasion; organic; pivot; plane; flexible
    * * *
    adj. organic
    n. occasion, chance, opportunity, machine, engine, aircraft, aeroplane, plane, crucial point, key link
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    1)
    Ji1
    surname Ji
    2)
    ji1
    machine, engine, opportunity, intention, aircraft, pivot, crucial point, flexible (quick-witted), organic, CL:臺, 台
    * * *
    机(機)
    (机器) machine; engine:
    缝纫机 sewing machine;
    内燃机 internal-combustion engine;
    挖泥机 dredging machine
    (飞机) aircraft; aeroplane; plane:
    客机 passenger plane;
    运输机 transport plane; airfreighter
    (事情变化的关键; 有重要关系的环节) crucial point; pivot; key link:
    转机 a turning point; a turn for the better
    (机会) chance; occasion; opportunity:
    趁机 take advantage of the occasion; seize the opportunity (chance);
    见机行事 do as one sees fit; use one's discretion;
    随机应变 adapt oneself to changing conditions; act according to circumstances
    (生活机能) organic:
    无机化学 inorganic chemistry;
    有机体 organism
    (姓氏) a surname:
    机汜 Ji Si
    (能迅速适应事物的变化的; 灵活) flexible; quick-witted:
    机巧 adroit; ingenious
    * * *
    Ⅰ. 機|机 [Jī] surname Ji
    Ⅱ. 機|机 [jī] machine engine opportunity intention aircraft pivot crucial point flexible (quick-witted) organic CL:↑ |↑ [tái]

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  • 17 直情径行

    zhi2 qing2 jing4 xing2
    straightforward and honest in one's actions (idiom)
    * * *
    直情径行
    zhí qíng jìng xíng
    go (take) one's own way; act heedlessly; do at one's own discretion
    * * *
    直情徑行|直情径行 [zhí qíng jìng xíng] straightforward and honest in one's actions (idiom)

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  • 18 相机行事

    act as the occasion demands; do as one sees fit
    * * *
    【法】 use one's discretion
    * * *
    xiang1 ji1 xing2 shi4
    to act as circumstances dictate (idiom)
    * * *
    相机行事
    xiàng jī xíng shì
    act when the time is opportune; act according to circumstances; act as the occasion demands; do as one sees fit; take care of the matter as chance offers itself
    * * *
    相機行事|相机行事 [xiàng jī xíng shì] to act as circumstances dictate (idiom)

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  • 19 見機行事

    act according to circumstances; do as one sees fit; use one's discretion
    * * *
    jian4 ji1 xing2 shi4
    see the opportunity and act (idiom); to act according to circumstances, to play it by ear, to use one's discretion
    * * *
    見機行事|见机行事 [jiàn jī xíng shì] see the opportunity and act (idiom); to act according to circumstances to play it by ear to use one's discretion

    Chinese-English dictionary > 見機行事

  • 20 见机行事

    act according to circumstances; do as one sees fit; use one's discretion
    * * *
    play something by ear
    * * *
    jian4 ji1 xing2 shi4
    see the opportunity and act (idiom); to act according to circumstances, to play it by ear, to use one's discretion
    * * *
    见机行事
    jiàn jī xíng shì
    act according to circumstances; act as circumstances dictate; act as the occasion demands; act on seeing an opportunity; adapt oneself to circumstances; do as one sees fit; profit by the occasion; see one's chance and act; use one's own judgment and do what one deemed best
    * * *
    見機行事|见机行事 [jiàn jī xíng shì] see the opportunity and act (idiom); to act according to circumstances to play it by ear to use one's discretion

    Chinese-English dictionary > 见机行事

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