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[əbriːvɪ'eɪʃ(ə)n]
abbreviation

n. 缩短,缩写

All abbreviations are to be written out.

所有的缩写都要完整地写出来。

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[ə'baʊnd]
abound

vi. 大量存在;(in,with)充满,富于

Tropical plants abound in the jungle.

丛林中有大量的热带植物。

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[ə'brest]
abreast

adv. 并肩地;并列

Over the first four laps, Bedford stayed abreast of the German runner.

在头四圈里, 贝德福德一直与那名德国赛跑选手并驾齐驱。

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[ə'baɪd]
abide

v. 遵守;坚持

She will abide by her promise.

她会遵守诺言的。

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[əb'steɪn]
abstain

v. 放弃;避免;戒除

Five members voted for the proposal, eight voted against, and two abstained.

对于这项建议,五人投票赞成,八人反对,两人弃权。

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[ə'kleɪm]
acclaim

n. 欢呼,喝彩,称赞

Her performance won her much critical acclaim.

她的表演大获评论界赞颂。

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[ə'kʌmplɪs; ə'kɒm-]
accomplice

n. 同谋者,帮凶

The police arrested him and his two accomplices.

警察逮捕了他和他的两个同谋。

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[ə'kaʊntəb(ə)l]
accountable

adj. 有责任的;有解释义务的;可解释的

Every person is accountable for his own work.

每个人都要对自己的工作负责。

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[eɪs]
ace

n.A牌;发球得分;佼佼者 a.杰出的

He took my ace with a low trump.

他用一张小的王牌吃了我的A牌。

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[ə'kuːstɪk]
acoustic

adj. 听觉的,有关声音的

These have very good acoustic insulation which will help cut out external sounds.

这些具有非常好的隔音效果,能够帮助隔离外界的声音。

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['ædɪtɪv]
additive

n. 添加剂,添加物;adj. 附加的

Nitrite is used as a food additive.

亚硝酸盐被用作一种食物的附加剂。

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[ə'kwɪt]
acquit

vt. 开释,释放,完成,表现

He was acquitted of the crime.

他被宣告无罪。

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[əd'hiːsɪv; -zɪv]
adhesive

n. 粘合剂;胶黏剂

You need a strong adhesive to bond wood to metal.

需要强力胶才能把木料粘在金属上.

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[ə'dʒɜːn]
adjourn

vi. 延期,休会,换地方

The meeting adjourned till five o'clock.

会议延至五点召开。

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['ædm(ə)r(ə)l]
admiral

n. 舰队司令,海军上将,旗舰

He is an admiral of the Fleet.

他是海军元帅。

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['ædvənt]
advent

n. 出现,到来,来临

Since the advent of atomic power, there have been great changes in industry.

自从原子动力问世以后, 工业发生了巨大的变化。

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['ædvəs(ə)rɪ]
adversary

n. 对手,敌手

He is a shrewd and sometimes ruthless adversary.

他是个精明的、有时候冷酷无情的对手。

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[ə'dɔːn]
adorn

v. 装饰

The book is [adorned] with excellent illustrations.

书内有精美插图。

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['æflʊənt]
affluent

a. 富裕的,富有的,丰富的,富饶的

A car and a house are considered as necessities in an affluent society.

在一个富裕的社会里,汽车和住所都被当作是必需品。

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['ɑːftəmæθ]
aftermath

n. 不幸事件之后果,余波

Many people were homeless in the aftermath of the earthquake.

地震之后,许多人无家可归。

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['ædʒɪteɪt]
agitate

v. 摇动(液体);使焦虑不安;困扰;鼓动

He became quite agitated when he was asked about his criminal past.

当问到他过去的犯罪历史时, 他变得十分焦虑不安。

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aide

n. 副官;助手

The president met with his senior white house aide at breakfast.

早餐时总统会见了白宫的高级助手。

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['eɪlm(ə)nt]
ailment

n. 小病;不安

He is prone to minor ailments.

他动不动就生点小病。

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[ælkə'hɒlɪk]
alcoholic

n. 酒鬼,酒精中毒的人

Tobacco and alcoholic drinks are taxed heavily in their country.

烟酒在他们的国家都被课以重税。

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[ə'lɒt]
allot

vt.(按份额)分配, 分派

We didn't allot enough time for the project, so we missed the deadline.

我们没有分配足够的时间来完成这个项目,我们因此没能在期限前完成。

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['ælɪ]
alley

n. 小巷,小径

The alley was strewn with garbage.

垃圾散布于巷道上。

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[ə'l(j)uːd]
allude

v. 间接提到,暗指

I didn't allude to anything or anybody.

我并未影射任何人或任何事。

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[əˈlʊə(r)]
allure

v. 引诱

He can't resist the allure of the pretty waitress.

他无法抵抗漂亮的女招待的引诱。

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[ɔːl'maɪtɪ]
almighty

a. 万能的,全能的

I swear by almighty God that I will tell the truth.

我对万能的上帝发誓我要说真话。

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[ə'mæs]
amass

v. 积聚

Some people take advantage of the loopholes in the law to amass a great fortune.

有些人钻法律的空子积聚了大笔财富。

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['eɪmɪəb(ə)l]
amiable

a. 和蔼可亲的,友善的,亲切的

Do you really want to go or are you merely being amiable?

你是真想去呢,还是仅仅为了表示友好?

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['æn(ə)lɪst]
analyst

n. 分析者;精神分析医师

The crash is being investigated by an RCMP collision analyst.

飞机坠毁是由一个RCMP碰撞调查分析师。

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['ænəkɪst]
anarchist

n. 无政府主义者

Harry claims to be an anarchist but he's really only striking an attitude to be provocative.

哈里自称是一名无政府主义者, 但是他实际上只是在装腔作势以引起人们的议论。

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['ænsestrɪ]
ancestry

n. 祖先;血统

Many of the early settlers in America had English ancestry.

许多早期美国移民的祖先都是英国人。

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[æn'tæg(ə)nɪz(ə)m]
antagonism

n. 对抗,敌对

You could sense the antagonism between them.

你能觉察出他们之间有对立情绪。

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[,ænθrə'pɒlədʒɪst]
anthropologist

n. 人类学家;人类学者

The anthropologist contrasted two cultures in his lecture.

这位人类学家在他的讲座中对比了两种文化。

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[ə'pɔːl]
appal

v. 使惊骇,使恐怖

The prospect of another war appalled us.

想到有可能发生另一场战争, 我们不寒而栗。

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[,ɑːkɪ'ɒlədʒɪ]
archaeology

n. 考古学

He displayed interest in archaeology.

他对考古学有兴趣。

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['ɑːd(ə)nt]
ardent

adj. 热心的,热烈的

I am an ardent supporter of the local football team.

我是本地足球队的球迷。

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['ærɪstəkræt; ə'rɪst-]
aristocrat

n. 贵族

Her father was an English aristocrat.

她的父亲曾是英国贵族。

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