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mercy

US [ˈmɜrsi]
UK [ˈmɜː(r)si]
  • n.宽恕;仁慈;幸运;恩惠
  • Web怜悯;慈悲;激情猎物
Plural Form:mercies  
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n.
1.
[u]
仁慈;宽恕a kind or forgiving attitude towards sb that you have the power to harm or right to punish
to ask/beg/plead for mercy
请求╱乞求╱祈求宽恕
They showed no mercy to their hostages.
他们对人质丝毫不讲仁慈。
God have mercy on us.
上帝怜悯我们吧。
The troops are on a mercy mission(= a journey to help people) in the war zone.
部队出发救助战地民众。
2.
[c][ususing]
(informal)
幸运;恩惠an event or a situation to be grateful for, usually because it stops sth unpleasant
It's a mercy she wasn't seriously hurt.
幸运的是她伤势不重。

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