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especially NAmE

  • 1 given name

    given name ˈgiven name noun ( especially NAmE) = first name
    * * *
    n. 教名

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  • 2 A-frame

    A-frame ˈA-frame (also ˌA-frame ˈhouse) noun • ( especially NAmE) a house with very steep sides that meet at the top in the shape of the letter A • * A 形房屋
    * * *
    ['eiˏfreim]
    n. 金字塔形建築物

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  • 3 AC

    AC AC abbr. 1. (also ac, a/c) ( especially NAmE) air conditioning 2. alternating current (an electric current that changes direction at regular intervals many times a second) • 交流电 --› compare DC
    * * *
    abbr. [軍] Alternating Current, 交流電
    abbr. [軍] Armored Car, 裝甲車
    交流(電)
    n. [化] 錒

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  • 4 Ac

    AC AC abbr. 1. (also ac, a/c) ( especially NAmE) air conditioning 2. alternating current (an electric current that changes direction at regular intervals many times a second) • 交流电 --› compare DC
    * * *
    [化]元素錒(actinium)的符號

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  • 5 ac

    AC AC abbr. 1. (also ac, a/c) ( especially NAmE) air conditioning 2. alternating current (an electric current that changes direction at regular intervals many times a second) • 交流电 --› compare DC
    * * *
    =[拉] ante cibum 飯前(服)

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  • 6 advance man

    advance man adˈvance man noun • ( especially NAmE) a person who is sent to a place to make preparations for the visit of an important person or group of people • 先遣人员
    * * *
    n. (影劇在某地上演前先行抵達的)廣告宣傳員, (外出競選)先遣助選人員

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  • 7 agency

    agency agency noun (pl. -ies) 1. a business or an organization that provides a particular service especially on behalf of other businesses or organizations • 服务机构;(尤指)代理机构,经销机构:
    »an advertising / employment agency
    广告社;职业介绍所
    »You can book at your local travel agency.
    你可以在当地的旅行社订票。
    »international aid agencies caring for refugees
    --› see also dating agency, news agency, press agency 2. ( especially NAmE) a government department that provides a particular service • (政府的)专门机构:
    »the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
    【IDIOMS】 through the agency of •(formal) as a result of the action of sb / sth • 由于…的作用
    * * *
    ['eidʒәnsi]
    n. 代理處, 行銷處, 代理, 中介

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  • 8 air

    air air noun ›› GAS 气体 1. the mixture of gases that surrounds the earth and that we breathe • 空气:
    »air pollution
    »Letˈs go out for some fresh air.
    咱们出去呼吸点新鲜空气。
    »I need to put some air in my tyres.
    我需要给我的轮胎打些气。
    »currents of warm air
    --› note at [u]outside
    ›› SPACE 空间 2. (usually the air) the space above the ground or that is around things • 空中;天空:
    »I kicked the ball high in / into the air.
    我把球高高地踢到空中。
    »Spicy smells wafted through the air.
    空中飘来一阵阵辛辣的气味。
    »Music filled the night air.
    夜空荡漾着乐声。
    --› see also [u]open air
    ›› FOR PLANES 飞机 3. the space above the earth where planes fly • (飞行的)空中,天空:
    »It only takes three hours by air (= in a plane).
    乘飞机只要三个小时。
    »air travel / traffic
    航空旅行;空中交通
    »The temple was clearly visible from the air.
    从空中看去,那座庙宇清晰可辨。
    »A surprise air attack (= from aircraft) was launched at night.
    夜间突然发起了空袭。
    ›› IMPRESSION 印象 4. [sing.] the particular feeling or impression that is given by sb / sth; the way sb does sth • 感觉;印象;神态:
    »The room had an air of luxury.
    房间具有豪华的气派。
    »She looked at him with a defiant air.
    她用蔑视的神情望着他。
    ›› TUNE 曲调 5. (old-fashioned) (often used in the title of a piece of music 常用于乐曲名) a tune • 曲调:
    »Bachˈs Air on a G string
    ›› BEHAVIOUR 行为 6. airs [pl.] (disapproving) a way of behaving that shows that sb thinks that they are more important, etc. than they really are • 摆架子;装腔作势:
    »I hate the way she puts on airs.
    我不喜欢她那装腔作势的样子。
    【IDIOMS】 ˌairs and ˈgraces ( BrE, disapproving) • a way of behaving that shows that sb thinks that they are more important, etc. than they really are • 摆架子;装腔作势 【SYN】 [u]airs
    float / walk on ˈair • to feel very happy • 欢天喜地;得意扬扬 in the ˈair • felt by a number of people to exist or to be happening • 在传播中;流行;可感觉到的:
    »Thereˈs romance in the air.
    有种浪漫的气氛。
    ˌon / ˌoff (the) ˈair • broadcasting or not broadcasting on television or radio • 正在/停止播送(电视、广播):
    »We will be back on air tomorrow morning at 7.
    明天早上 7 点本节目重新开播。
    »The programme was taken off the air over the summer.
    这个节目在夏季里停播。
    up in the ˈair • not yet decided • 悬而未决:
    »Our travel plans are still up in the air.
    我们的旅行计划尚未决定。
    --› more at breath, castle, clear v., nose n., pluck v., thin adj. verb ›› CLOTHES 衣服 1. ( especially BrE) to put clothing, etc. in a place that is warm or has plenty of air so that it dries completely and smells fresh; to be left to dry somewhere • 晾;晾干: ▪ [VN]
    »Air the sheets well.
    把这些牀单好好晾晒一下。
    ▪ [V]
    »Leave the towels out to air.
    把毛巾拿出去晾干。
    ›› A ROOM 房间 2. ( BrE) ( NAmE ˌair (sth) ˈout) to allow fresh air into a room or a building; to be filled with fresh air • (使)通风,透风: ▪ [VN]
    »The rooms had all been cleaned and aired.
    所有的房间都已打扫干净并且通了风。
    ▪ [also V] ›› OPINIONS 意见 3. [VN] to express your opinions publicly • 公开发表 【SYN】 voice:
    »The weekly meeting enables employees to air their grievances.
    周会可以让雇员诉说他们的委屈。
    ›› RADIO / TV PROGRAMME 广播/电视节目 4. ( especially NAmE) to broadcast a programme on the radio or on television; to be broadcast • 播出;播送: ▪ [VN]
    »The show will be aired next Tuesday night.
    这个节目将在下周二夜间播出。
    ▪ [V]
    »The program aired last week.
    该节目已于上周播出。
    【PHR V】 ˌair ˈout | ˌair sth∽ˈout ( NAmE) = air v. (2)
    * * *
    [єә]
    n. 空氣, 樣子, 天空, 空中, 曲調
    vt. 晾乾, 使通風, 宣揚, 誇耀, 顯示

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  • 9 alimony

    alimony ali∙mony noun • ( especially NAmE) the money that a court orders sb to pay regularly to their former wife or husband when the marriage is ended • (离婚后一方给另一方的)生活费,抚养费 --› compare [u]maintenance, palimony
    * * *
    ['ælimәni]
    n. [律](離婚或分居後在訴訟期間男方給女方的)贍養費, 生活費

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  • 10 alligator clip

    alligator clip ˈalligator clip noun ( especially NAmE) = crocodile clip
    * * *
    鱷魚夾﹐ 彈簧夾

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  • 11 allowance

    allowance al∙low∙ance noun 1. an amount of money that is given to sb regularly or for a particular purpose • 津贴;补贴;补助:
    »an allowance of $20 a day
    »a clothing / living / travel allowance
    服装/生活/交通补贴
    »Do you get an allowance for clothing?
    你有服装补贴吗?
    --› see also attendance allowance 2. the amount of sth that is allowed in a particular situation • 限额;定量:
    »a baggage allowance of 20 kilos
    3. ( BrE) an amount of money that can be earned or received before you start paying tax • 免税额:
    »personal tax allowances
    4. ( especially NAmE) = pocket money 【IDIOMS】 make allowance(s) for sth • to consider sth, for example when you are making a decision or planning sth • 考虑到,估计到(如在制订决策或计划时):
    »The budget made allowance for inflation.
    预算考虑到了通货膨胀。
    »The plan makes no allowance for people working at different rates.
    这个计划没有把人们工作速度不同考虑在内。
    make allowances (for sb) • to allow sb to behave in a way that you would not usually accept, because of a problem or because there is a special reason • 体谅;谅解
    * * *
    [ә'lauәns]
    n. 津貼, 補助, 寬容, 允許
    vt. 定量供應

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  • 12 Alma Mater

    Alma Mater Alma Mater (also alma mater) noun [sing.] • ( especially NAmE) the school, college or university that sb went to • 母校
    * * *
    ['mɑtәAlma Mater; 'ælmә 'mɑ:tә(r)]
    n. 母校

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  • 13 alma mater

    Alma Mater Alma Mater (also alma mater) noun [sing.] • ( especially NAmE) the school, college or university that sb went to • 母校
    * * *
    n. 母校

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  • 14 alternate

    alternate al∙ter∙nate adj. [usually before noun] 1. (of ten things 两事物) happening or following six after the other regularly • 交替的;轮流的:
    »alternate layers of fruit and cream
    2. if sth happens on alternate days, nights, etc. it happens on six day, etc. but not on the next • 间隔的;每隔(…天等)的:
    »John has to work on alternate Sundays.
    约翰每隔一周就有一个星期日得上班。
    3. ( especially NAmE) = alternative al∙ter∙nate∙ly adv.:
    »He felt alternately hot and cold.
    他感到忽冷忽热。
    verb 1. [VN] alternate A and B | alternate A with B to make things or people follow six after the other in a repeated pattern • 使交替;使轮流:
    »Alternate cubes of meat and slices of red pepper.
    交替放置肉丁和红辣椒片。
    »Alternate cubes of meat with slices of red pepper.
    交替放置肉丁和红辣椒片。
    2. [V] alternate (with sth) (of things or people 事物或人) to follow six after the other in a repeated pattern • 交替;轮流:
    »alternating dark and pale stripes
    »Dark stripes alternate with pale ones.
    深浅条纹相间。
    3. [V] alternate between A and B to keep changing from six thing to another and back again • 交替:
    »Her mood alternated between happiness and despair.
    她的心情一会儿高兴一会儿绝望。
    al∙ter∙na∙tion noun [U, C]:
    »the alternation of day and night
    noun • ( NAmE) a person who does a job for sb who is away • 代替者;代理人;候补者
    * * *
    [ɔ:l'tә:nit]
    adj. 交替的, 輪流的, 預備的
    v. 交替, 輪流, 改變

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  • 15 alumna

    alumna alumna noun (pl. alum∙nae) • (formal, especially NAmE) a former woman student of a school, college or university • 女校友;女毕业生
    * * *
    [ә'lʌmna]
    n. 女畢業生, 女校友

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  • 16 alumni

    alumni alumni noun [pl.] • ( especially NAmE) the former male and female students of a school, college or university • (统称)校友,毕业生:
    »Harvard Alumni Association
    * * *
    n. 男畢業生, 男校友

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  • 17 alumnus

    alumnus alum∙nus noun (pl. alumni) • (formal, especially NAmE) a former male student of a school, college or university • 男校友;男毕业生
    * * *
    [ә'lʌmnәs]
    n. 男畢業生, 男校友

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  • 18 ambassador-at-large

    ambassador-at-large amˌbassador-at-ˈlarge noun • ( especially NAmE) an ambassador with special duties who is not attached to any particular country • 巡回大使;无任所大使
    * * *
    [æm'bæsәdәrәt'lɑ:dʒ]
    n. 無任所大使, 特使, 巡迴大使

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  • 19 ambulance chaser

    ambulance chaser ˈambulance chaser noun • (informal, disapproving, especially NAmE)a lawyer who earns money by encouraging people who have been in an accident to make claims in court • 怂恿事故受害者提出诉讼的律师
    * * *
    n. 專辦交通事故損害賠償等的律師

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  • 20 anchor

    anchor an∙chor noun 1. a heavy metal object that is attached to a rope or chain and dropped over the side of a ship or boat to keep it in one place • 锚:
    »to drop anchor
    »The ship lay at anchor two miles off the rocky coast.
    船在离岩岸两英里处抛锚停泊。
    »We weighed anchor (= pulled it out of the water).
    我们起锚启航。
    2. a person or thing that gives sb a feeling of safety • 给以安全感的人(或物);精神支柱;顶梁柱:
    »the anchor of the family
    3. ( especially NAmE) = anchorman, anchorwoman verb 1. to let an anchor down from a boat or ship in order to prevent it from moving away • 抛锚;下锚: ▪ [V]
    »We anchored off the coast of Spain.
    我们在西班牙沿海抛锚停泊。
    ▪ [also VN] 2. [VN] to fix sth firmly in position so that it cannot move • 使固定;扣牢;系牢:
    »Make sure the table is securely anchored.
    务必要把桌子固定好。
    3. [VN] [usually passive] anchor sb / sth (in / to sth) to firmly base sth on sth else • 使扎根;使基于:
    »Her novels are anchored in everyday experience.
    她的小说取材自日常生活经验。
    4. ( NAmE) to be the person who introduces reports or reads the news on television or radio • 主持(电视、广播节目): ▪ [VN]
    »She anchored the evening news for seven years.
    她主持了七年晚间新闻报道。
    ▪ [also V]
    * * *
    ['æŋkә]
    n.
    v. 拋錨, 錨定

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