4 UEFA

UEFA

abbr

缩写 = Union of European Football Associations 欧洲足球协会联合会

    the UEFA cup 欧洲足联杯.

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money-maker

n

1 person who works to gain a lot of money 赚大钱的人.

2 (infml usu approv 口, 通常作褒义) product or business investment that produces a large profit 赚钱的产品或投资.

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11 brain-drain

brain-drain

n (usu sing 通常作单数) (infml 口) loss to a country when skilled and clever people emigrate from it to other countries 人才外流.

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6 corral

corral

n

(esp US)

1 enclosure for horses, cattle, etc on a ranch or farm (牧场或农场上关马、 牛等的)畜栏.

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proficient

adj

~ (in/at sth/doing sth) doing or able to do sth in a skilled or an expert way because of training and practice 精通的; 熟练的

    a proficient driver 开车的好手

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6 guinea

guinea

n

(formerly in Britain) (gold coin worth the) sum of 21 shillings (now 1.05), used in stating professional fees (eg legal, medical), prices, etc (英国旧时的)基尼(金币, 值21先令, 现值1.05英镑, 用於计算专业人员的收费, 如律师、 医生等的费用)

    the 2000 Guineas, ie a British horse race with an original prize of this amount 2000基尼(最初奖金为这一数目的英国赛马).

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16 Regius professor

Regius professor

(Brit) professor (esp at Oxford or Cambridge) holding a university chair which was founded by a king or queen, or is filled with the monarch´s approval 钦定讲座教授(尤指牛津大学或剑桥大学的)(该职由君主钦定设立或由君主批准任命).

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11 superiority

superiority

n[U]

~ (in sth); ~ (to/over sth/sb) state of being superior 优秀; 优良; 优越; 优胜

    the superiority of one thing to another 一事物之优於另一事物

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10 frostiness

frostiness

n [U]: a certain frostiness in her greeting 在她的问候中略含冷淡之意.

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7 chicory

chicory

n[U]

(a) (also endive) blue-flowered plant, the leaves of which are eaten raw in salads 菊苣(开蓝花, 叶可作色拉).

(b) these leaves 菊苣叶.

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8 hysteria

hysteria

n[U]

(a) wild uncontrollable emotion or excitement, with eg laughter, crying or screaming 歇斯底里; 精神病

    crowds of football supporters gripped by mass hysteria 众多歇斯底里的球迷.

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9 zero-hour

zero-hour

n time when a military operation, an attack, etc is planned to start (部署的军事行动、 攻击等的)开始时刻

    Zero-hour is 3.30 am. 发动攻击的时刻是凌晨 3 时 30 分.

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7 infancy

infancy

n[U]

1

(a) state or period of being an infant; early childhood 婴儿期; 幼儿期

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4 foot

foot

n

(pl feet )

1 [C] lowest part of the leg, below the ankle, on which a person or animal stands 脚; 足

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7 floozie

floozie

(also floosie), n (infml derog 口, 贬) woman of low morals; prostitute 荡妇; 妓女.

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7 cheapen

cheapen

v

1 [Tn] (cause sth to) become cheap or cheaper 减价

    cheapen the cost of sth 降低某事物的价钱.

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8 hothouse

hothouse

n heated building, usu made of glass, used for growing delicate plants in; greenhouse 温室; 暖房.

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5 rondo

rondo

n

(pl ~s) piece of music in which the main theme returns a number of times (音乐)轮旋曲(主题时时重覆).

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