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elaborate

US [ɪˈlæb(ə)rət]
UK [ɪ'læbəreɪt]
  • v.精心制作;详尽阐述;详细描述;详细制订
  • adj.复杂的;详尽的;精心制作的
  • Web精心设计的;精心构思的;精心的
Simple Present:elaborates  Present Participle:elaborating  Past Tense:elaborated  
Elaborate
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adj.
1.
[ubn]
复杂的;详尽的;精心制作的very complicated and detailed; carefully prepared and organized
elaborate designs
精心的设计
She had prepared a very elaborate meal.
她做了一顿精美的饭菜。
an elaborate computer system
精密的计算机系统
v.
1.
[i][t]
详尽阐述;详细描述to explain or describe sth in a more detailed way
He said he was resigning but did not elaborate on his reasons.
他说他准备辞职但未详细说明原因。
She went on to elaborate her argument.
她进而详尽阐述了她的论点。
2.
[t]
~ sth
详细制订;精心制作to develop a plan, an idea, etc. and make it complicated or detailed
In his plays he takes simple traditional tales and elaborates them.
他在剧本里采用了一些简单的传统故事并加以发挥。

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