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defeat

US [dɪˈfit]
UK [dɪˈfiːt]
  • n.失败;击败;战胜;战败
  • v.击败;战胜;挫败;使失败
  • Web打败;挫折
Simple Present:defeats  Present Participle:defeating  Past Tense:defeated  
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v.
1.
~ sb/sth
击败;战胜to win against sb in a war, competition, sports game, etc.
He defeated the champion in three sets.
他三盘击败了冠军。
a defeated army
败军
2.
~ sth
使失败;阻挠;挫败to stop sth from being successful
The motion was defeated by 19 votes.
这项动议以差额 19 票被否决。
Staying late at the office to discuss shorter working hours rather defeats the object of the exercise !
迟迟待在办公室讨论缩短工作时间恰恰是在阻挠这一目标的实现!
3.
~ sb
使困惑;难住if sthdefeats you, you cannot understand it
The instruction manual completely defeated me.
这操作指南把我完全弄糊涂了。
n.
1.
[u][c]
失败;战败;挫败failure to win or to be successful
The party faces defeat in the election.
这个党面临选举失败。
a narrow/heavy defeat
惜败;惨败
The world champion has only had two defeats in 20 fights.
这个世界冠军在 20 场比赛中只败过两场。
They finally had to admit defeat(= stop trying to be successful) .
他们最后只得认输。
2.
[c][ususing]
击败;战胜the act of winning a victory over sb/sth
the defeat of fascism
战胜法西斯主义

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