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canon

US [ˈkænən]
UK ['kænən]
  • n.教规;〈正式〉规则;标准;原则
  • Web佳能;卡农;正典
Plural Form:canons  
Canon
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n.
1.
座堂区府a Christian priest with special duties in a cathedral
2.
原则;准则;标准a generally accepted rule, standard or principle by which sth is judged
3.
(某作家的)真作,精品a list of the books or other works that are generally accepted as the genuine work of a particular writer or as being important
the Shakespeare canon
莎士比亚的精品
‘Wuthering Heights’ is a central book in the canon of English literature.
《呼啸山庄》是英国文学经典中非常重要的一部作品。
4.
两重轮唱(或演奏);卡农曲a piece of music in which singers or instruments take it in turns to repeat the melody (= tune)

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