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herald

US [ˈherəld]
UK ['herəld]
  • v.预示;是(某事)的前兆;宣称(…是好的或重要的)
  • n.使者;预兆
  • Web传令官;先驱报;宣布
Plural Form:heralds  Present Participle:heralding  Past Tense:heralded  
Herald
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v.
1.
~ sth
是(某事)的前兆;预示to be a sign that sth is going to happen
These talks could herald a new era of peace.
这些谈判可能预示着新的和平时代的来临。
2.
[oftpass]
~ sb/sth (as sth)
宣称(…是好的或重要的)to say in public that sb/sth is good or important
The report is being heralded as a blueprint for the future of transport.
这份报告被宣称是未来运输的蓝图。
n.
1.
预兆something that shows that sth else is going to happen soon
The government claims that the fall in unemployment is the herald of economic recovery.
政府宣称失业人数减少是经济复苏的先兆。
2.
(旧时的)信使,传令官,使者(in the past) a person who carried messages from a ruler

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