NameDescription
[ə'bænd(ə)n]
abandon

vt. 离弃,丢弃;遗弃,抛弃;放弃

Since there was no way to save the ship and its cargo, the captain issued the order to abandon ship.

眼见拯救船只和船上货物无望,船长发出了弃船令.

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[æb'nɔːml]
abnormal

adj. 反常的,不正常的,不规则的

EL Nino has resulted in the abnormal weather in many parts of the world.

厄尔尼诺现象已经导致了世界很多地区的气候反常.

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[ə'bɒlɪʃ]
abolish

vt. 废除(法律、习惯等);取消

Abraham Lincoln abolished slavery in the United States.

亚伯拉罕·林肯在美国废除了奴隶制。

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[ə'brʌpt]
abrupt

a. 突然的;唐突的,鲁莽的

Because the man on the strange phone call sounded abrupt, I put the receiver down at once.

陌生电话里的那个男子说话的声音听起来很唐突,我就立即把电话放下了.

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[əb'sɜːd]
absurd

adj. 不合理的;荒谬的;可笑的

The idea that number "13" brings bad luck seems to be quite absurd.

认为数字13不吉利这一观念似乎挺荒唐可笑的。

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[ə'bʌnd(ə)ns]
abundance

n. 大量,丰富,充足

Nowadays in any city in China you can find an abundance of goods of all types and prices.

现在中国的任何一个城市都能看到各种各样、价位不一的商品.

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[əˈbʌndənt]
abundant

adj. 丰富的;充裕的

Countries abundant in natural resources should know how to turn this potential advantage into prosperity.

那些自然资源丰富的国家应学会如何把这潜在的优势化为实际的繁荣.

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[ək'seləreɪt]
accelerate

v. 加快,增速;促使

Deng Xiaoping's open policy has accelerated China's economic growth.

邓小平的对外开放政策大大促进了中国经济的快速发展。

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[ək'ses(ə)rɪ]
accessory

n. 附件零件,配件[p (女性手袋之类)装饰品; 同谋,帮凶,包庇犯

He was charged with being an accessory to murder.

他被控为谋杀罪的从犯.

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['æksɪdənt]
accident

n. 意外,事故,不幸;机遇,命运,造化

Accidents will happen in the regulated families.

家规再严,意外难免。

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[æksɪ'dent(ə)l]
accidental

adj. 意外的,偶尔发生的

Their accidental meeting led to a renewal of their acquaintance.

偶然的相遇使他们重续前缘。

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[ə'kɒmədeɪt]
accommodate

v. 容纳

It was said that Michael Jackson's new luxurious cottage could accommodate over 1,000 people.

据说迈可尔.杰克逊的新豪华别墅可以容纳上千人。

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[əkɒmə'deɪʃ(ə)n]
accommodation

n. 住处,膳宿

The high cost of accommodation makes life difficult for many Chinese students in London.

住宿昂贵使很多在伦敦的中国留学生感到生活困难.

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[ə'kɔːd]
accord

v. 符合,一致;授予

Israel and Palestine have not yet been in accord on the problem of Jerusalem's ascription.

就耶路撒冷的归属问题,以色列与巴勒斯坦至今仍未能达成一致。

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[ə'kɔːd(ə)ns]
accordance

n. 一致,和谐,符合

The Army and Navy of South Korea were reformed in accordance with Western models after the Second World War.

二战之后,韩国的陆军和海军进行了改革,以与西方接轨.

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[ə'tʃiːv]
achieve

v. 完成,达到,实现

After the long and persistent efforts, China has achieved a low birth rate.

经过长期不懈的努力,中国人口已实现了低出生率

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[ək'nɒlɪdʒ]
acknowledge

v. 承认(属实);承认(权威,地位); 公认

Michael Jordan was acknowledged as the best basketball player in the NBA.

迈克尔.乔丹是公认的前NBA最佳篮球选手.

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[ə'kweɪnt]
acquaint

v. 使认识,使了解, 使熟悉

The internet and newspaper acquaint us with recent happenings around the world.

互联网和报纸使我们能及时了解天下之事.

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[ə'kjuːt]
acute

adj. 严重的,急性的;激烈的;敏锐的

One of the most acute problems in the Yellow River Valley is an inadequate water supply.

黄河流域最紧要的问题之一是缺水.

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[ə'dres]
address

v. 写姓名地址;演说;从事;忙于;向… 致辞

How should I address you?

我应当怎样称呼您呢?

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[əd'hɪə]
adhere

vi. (~to)黏附,附着; 遵守,坚持;追随,支持

Don't spit out your gum on the ground. It may adhere to the sole of someone's shoe.

不要随地乱吐香口胶,那会粘到别人鞋底上的.

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[ə'dʒɒɪn]
adjoin

vt. 贴近,与…毗连

Michael Jordan can aim accurately even though his opponents adjoins him closely.

迈克尔.乔丹在对手贴身的情况下依然可以投篮得分.

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[əd'mɪnɪstə]
administer

v. 施行,实施;掌管,料理…的事务;给予

In many Japanese homes,as in many Chinese ones, the funds are administered by the wife.

日本的很多家庭和许多中国家庭一样,也是由妻子掌握财政大权的.

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[əd'mɪt]
admit

v. 容许;承认;接纳

A child is a good one as long as he admits and corrects his mistakes.

勇于承认并改正错误的就是好孩子”

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[əd'vaɪz]
advise

vt. 劝告,忠告;建议;通知,告知 vi. 提供意见,建议

We wish to advise you that your telephone bill is due tomorrow, after which we will have no choice but to disconnect you.

特此通知:你的电话帐单明天到期,过期未缴,我们将不得不停机.

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['ædvəkeɪt;-ət]
advocate

n. 拥护者,提倡者,辩护者

The Chinese people are advocate of peace.

中国人民都是和平的拥护者。

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['ægənɪ]
agony

n. (极度的)痛苦,创伤

When he was told that he scored 59 in the CET Band 6,he was in an agony of remorse.

当被告知大学英语6级考试得了59分的时候,他处于极端悔恨之中.

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[ə'griːəb(ə)l]
agreeable

a. 令人愉快的, (欣然)同意的

Finding her a very agreeable woman, I couldn't understand why people talked evil of her.

我发现她是个和蔼可亲的女人,真不明白为什么别人说她的不是.

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[ə'lɜːt]
alert

n. 警戒(状态), 戒备(状态);报警

Nuclear-armed bombers were put on the alert during the crisis.

核武装轰炸机在危机期间进入高度警备状态.

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['eɪlɪən]
alien

adj. 异国的,外国的

We shouldn't ignore others' opinions just because they are alien to our own ideas.

我们不是因为别人的想法与我们的截然不同就忽视他人的意见.

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[ə'ledʒ]
allege

vt. 断言,宣称,硬说

Students occasionally allege illness as the reason for absence.

学生时不时会称病缺课.

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[ə'laɪəns]
alliance

n. 结盟,联盟

China is a nonaligned country and will never enter into other countries' alliances.

中国是不结盟国家,不会加入其他国家的联盟.

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[ə'laʊəns]
allowance

n. 津贴,补贴,零用钱

IBM offers quite a high traveling allowance to its employees.

美国国际商用机器公司给员工比较高的出差津贴.

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[ˈɔ:ltəneɪt;(for adj.)ɔ:lˈtɜ:nət]
alternate

a. 交换的,轮流的;间隔的 vt. /vi. (使)交换, (使)轮流

The fashionable style designed by the famous designer, has some alternate stripes of blue and white which made the fashion quite special.

由这位著名服装设计师设计的新潮时装上有蓝白相间的条纹,这正是其与众不同的独特之处.

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[ɔːl'tɜːnətɪv; ɒl-]
alternative

adj. 可选择的;选择性的;交替的

Have you got an alternative suggestion?

你有没有其他建议?

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[æm'bɪgjʊəs]
ambiguous

adj. 暧昧的;不明确的;模棱两可的

The President's ambiguous directions confused the staff who didn't know what to do.

总统含糊的指令让他的下属有些茫然,不知如何是好.

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[æm'bɪʃəs]
ambitious

adj. 有抱负的,雄心勃勃的;有野心的

Almost all politicians are quite ambitious in accomplishing their own political goals.

几乎所有的政客都雄心勃勃地想要实现自己的政治目标。

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[ə'mend]
amend

vt. 修改,修订;改进 n. 赔偿,赔罪

The UN Charter has been amended since World War Two and great improvement has been made.

经过二战以来的修订,联合国宪章已经日趋完善.

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['æmplɪfaɪ]
amplify

vt. 放大(声音等),增强; 扩大,详述,进一步阐述

Can you amplify (on) your statement so that we will understand the overall problem?

你能否对你的说法进一步说明以使我们理解整个问题.

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[ə'naʊns]
announce

v. 宣布,宣告(计划、决定等);通知(尤指通过广播)

The government [announced] that they would build a new highway to the mountains.

政府宣布他们将修建一条新公路通向山区.

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