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prompt

US [prɑmpt]
UK [prɒmpt]
  • n.提示;提示符
  • v.提示;促使;激起;导致
  • adj.迅速;敏捷;准时;立即的
  • adv.准时地
  • Web迅速的;敏捷的;推动
Plural Form:prompts  Present Participle:prompting  Past Tense:prompted  
Prompt
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adj.
1.
立即的;迅速的;及时的done without delay
Prompt action was required as the fire spread.
由于火势蔓延,须要立即采取行动。
Prompt payment of the invoice would be appreciated.
见发票即付款,将不胜感激。
2.
[nbn]
敏捷;迅速;准时acting without delay; arriving at the right time
Please be prompt when attending these meetings.
参加上述会议,请准时出席。
v.
1.
[t]
促使;导致;激起to make sb decide to do sth; to cause sth to happen
The discovery of the bomb prompted an increase in security.
此次发现炸弹促使当局加强了安全工作。
His speech prompted an angry outburst from a man in the crowd.
他的讲话激起了人群中一男子的愤怒。
The thought of her daughter's wedding day prompted her to lose some weight.
对女儿婚期的操心使她消瘦不少。
2.
[t]
鼓励,提示,提醒(某人说话)to encourage sb to speak by asking them questions or suggesting words that they could say
She was too nervous to speak and had to be prompted.
她紧张得说不出话来,只好听人提示。
The program will prompt you to enter data where required.
这个程序在必要时将提醒你输入数据。
‘And then what happened?’ he prompted.
“后来怎样了?”他鼓励对方继续说下去。
3.
[t][i]
~ (sb)
给(演员)提词to follow the text of a play and remind the actors what the words are if they forget their lines
n.
1.
(给演员的)提词,提示a word or words said to an actor, to remind them what to say next when they have forgotten
2.
提示符a sign on a computer screen that shows that the computer has finished doing sth and is ready for more instructions
adv.
1.
准时地exactly at the time mentioned
The meeting will begin at ten o'clock prompt.
会议将于十点钟准时开始。

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