NameDescription
a host of

大量,众多

He met a host of friends when he attended the party.

他参加宴会时遇到了一大群朋友。

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a good number

许多人(或物)

Many small businesses have few employees, and a good number of them simply operate out of the proprietor's home.

许多中小企业只有几个员工,一些就直接在业主家的外面工作。

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a matter of

…的问题

[A matter of] repeated occurrence like this will not astonish people.

这样司空见惯的事, 不会使人吃惊。

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a range of

众多的;一系列

He watched a range of the films.

他看完了这一系列电影。

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a series of

一连串的,一系列,一套

Zhang Heng carried out a series of scientific experiments.

张衡进行了一系列的科学实验。

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a set of

一系列;一套

On the basis of extensive analyses they solved this problem by adopting a set of special methods

在大量分析的基础上,他们又采用一套特殊的处理方法解决了这个问题。

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a sort of

某种

He led off with his companion in a sort of quick-step.

他和他的舞伴领头跳一种快步舞。

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a spell of

一段时间

[A spell of] tough luck discouraged him.

一段时间的厄运使他失去了勇气。

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a storm of media protest

暴风雨般的媒体抗议

The fair organisers then revoked the invitations, triggering a storm of media protest.

主办方撤回邀请引发了暴风雨般的媒体抗议。

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a stream of

一连串,大量

He poured forth a stream of bitter accusations.

他连珠炮般地进行了严厉谴责.

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a variety of

种种;若干不同的

For a variety of reasons, a lot of people trudge through a job they simply cannot stand.

由于种种原因,许多人在他们简直无法承担的工作中辛苦跋涉。

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[əb'sɜːd]
absurd

adj. 荒谬的,可笑的

It's absurd to be afraid of them.

害怕他们很可笑。

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[ə'bʌnd(ə)ns]
abundance

n.充裕,多量

Mom is preparing a great abundance of food for Christmas dinner.

妈妈正在为圣诞大餐准备丰盛的食物。

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[ə'bjuːz]
abuse

n. & v. 滥用;虐待;辱骂,诋毁

We know that Jacob was abused as a child.

我们知道雅各布幼年受过虐待。

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[ək'seləreɪt]
accelerate

v. 加快,增速;促使

Sunshine, fresh air and rest often accelerate a person's recovery from sickness.

阳光、新鲜空气和休息常会加速病人的康复。

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[ək'sesɪb(ə)l]
accessible

adj. 易达到的;易受影响的

The aim of any reform of legal aid should be to make the system accessible to more people.

任何法律援助改革的目标都应该是让该体系服务于更多的人。

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[ə'kɒmədeɪt]
accommodate

v. 使适应;容纳;供应

She tried to accommodate her way of life to his.

她试图使自己的生活方式与他的生活方式相适应。

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[ə'kʌmplɪʃm(ə)nt; ə'kɒm-]
accomplishment

n. 成就

This is no small accomplishment.

这是非同小可的成就。

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[ə'kaʊnt]
account

n.重要性,价值

The [accounts] show we have spent more than we received.

帐目显示我们已经入不敷出了。

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account for

对…做出解释;说明…的原因

How do you account for the accident?

你怎么解释那场事故?

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['ækjʊrəsɪ]
accuracy

n.精确,准确

I can't vouch for the accuracy of my memory.

我无法保证我的记忆正确无误。

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accuse...of

指责,控告

Her assistant was [accused of] theft and fraud by the police.

她的助手被警方指控偷窃和诈骗。

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[ə'kaʊntɪŋ]
accounting

n.会计学, 清算帐目

My major was accounting.

我主修会计学。

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[ək'nɒlɪdʒ]
acknowledge

v. 承认;确认;答谢;认可

His services to the country were never officially [acknowledged].

他对国家所作的贡献从未受到过正式的表彰。

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[ə'kweɪnt(ə)ns]
acquaintance

n. 泛泛之交,熟人

She has many [acquaintances] in the business community.

她在商界有不少熟人。

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[ə'kwɪzɪtɪv]
acquisitive

adj.想获得的; 贪得无厌的

It is an acquisitive company looking for ways to expand,

这是一家十分想要寻求扩张的公司。

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['æktɪveɪt]
activate

v. 激活;驱动;使开始起作用

You should press that button to activate your computer.

你应该按下那个按钮来激活你的电脑。

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[ə'kjuːt]
acute

adj. 严重的;敏锐的

He suffers from acute depression.

他患有严重的抑郁症。

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adaptiveness

n.适应能力,适应性

He is of strong adaptiveness while coping with all the pressure.

他适应力很强,能应对各种压力。

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[ə'dɪʃ(ə)n(ə)l]
additional

adj. 附加的;额外的

We are willing to pay an additional fee for immediate delivery .

我们愿意为即期交货支付一笔额外的费用。

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[ə'dʒɒɪn]
adjoin

v. 临近,靠近;贴近,毗连

New Jersey [adjoins] New York.

新泽西与纽约毗连。

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[ədmɪnɪ'streɪʃ(ə)n]
administration

n. 经营,管理;行政,行政机关,管理部门

The company developed rapidly under his administration.

在他的管理下, 公司发展得很快。

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[ə'dɒpt]
adopt

v. 采用,采纳;收养,过继

The government should adopt some measures to protect natural resource.

政府应该采取一定的措施来保护自然资源。

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[əd'vɑːns]
advance

v. 前进;促进;提前

The group's research has done much to advance our knowledge of the HIV virus.

这个小组的研究促进了我们对艾滋病病毒的理解。

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[əd'vaɪzəb(ə)l]
advisable

a.适当的,可行的

I felt it advisable to do nothing.

我认为最好什么也别做。

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[əd'vaɪz(ə)rɪ]
advisory

adj. 咨询的

He participated in the conference in an advisory capacity.

他以顾问资格参加了会议。

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['ædvəkeɪt;-ət]
advocate

n. 拥护者,支持者

Many people advocate building more hospitals.

许多人提倡增设医院。

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[eərə'nɔːtɪks]
aeronautics

n. 航空学;飞行术

[Aeronautics] enables us to overcome great distances.

航空学使我们能征服远距离。

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[ə'fɪlɪeɪt]
affiliate

v. 加入;联合;结交

Our club has affiliated with a national society.

我们俱乐部加入了一个全国性协会。

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[ə'fɪnɪtɪ]
affinity

n.吸引力,亲和力;密切关系

There is an affinity between Chinese and Japanese character.

汉字与日文之间有密切关系。

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