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retreat

US [rɪˈtrit]
UK [rɪˈtriːt]
  • v.撤退;退却;后退;退缩
  • n.撤退;退却;退缩;退避
  • Web隐居;退修会;隐退
Plural Form:retreats  Present Participle:retreating  Past Tense:retreated  
Retreat
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v.
遇险;失败from danger/defeat
1.
[i]
退却;撤退to move away from a place or an enemy because you are in danger or because you have been defeated
The army was forced to retreat after suffering heavy losses.
部队因伤亡惨重被迫撤退。
We retreated back down the mountain.
我们从山上撤了下来。
离开;退后move away/back
2.
[i]
离开;离去;退去;后退to move away or back
He watched her retreating figure.
他看着她的身影渐渐远去。
The flood waters slowly retreated.
洪水慢慢地消退。
改变决定change decision
3.
[i]
+ adv./prep.
(由于批评或环境过于恶劣)改变主意,退缩to change your mind about sth because of criticism or because a situation has become too difficult
The government had retreated from its pledge to reduce class sizes.
政府已经改变了缩小班级规模的承诺。
到僻静处to quiet place
4.
[i]
(+ adv./prep.)
隐退;逃避;躲避to escape to a place that is quieter or safer
Bored with the conversation, she retreated to her bedroom.
她厌倦了这样的交谈,躲进了自己的卧室。
He retreated into a world of fantasy.
他遁入了幻想世界。
金融finance
5.
[i]
+ noun
跌价to lose value
Share prices retreated 45p to 538p.
这股票价格下跌 45 便士,降到了 538 便士。
n.
遇险;失败from danger/defeat
1.
[c][ususing][u]
撤退;退却a movement away from a place or an enemy because of danger or defeat
Napoleon's retreat from Moscow
拿破仑从莫斯科的撤退
The army was in full retreat(= retreating very quickly) .
部队全线撤退。
to sound the retreat(= to give a loud signal for an army to move away)
发出撤退信号
逃跑escape
2.
[c][ususing][u]
~ (from/into sth)
逃避;退避;躲避an act of trying to escape from a particular situation to one that you think is safer or more pleasant
Is watching television a retreat from reality?
看电视是对现实的一种逃避吗?
改变决定change of decision
3.
[c][ususing]
(由于批评或环境过于恶劣)改变决定,退缩an act of changing a decision because of criticism or because a situation has become too difficult
The Senator made an embarrassing retreat from his earlier position.
这位参议员很尴尬地改变了他早先的立场。
安静的地方quiet place
4.
[c]
僻静处;隐居处a quiet, private place that you go to in order to get away from your usual life
a country retreat
乡间隐居处
5.
[u][c]
静修期间(或活动)a period of time when sb stops their usual activities and goes to a quiet place for prayer and thought; an organized event when people can do this
He went into retreat and tried to resolve the conflicts within himself.
他去静修并试图调节自己内心的矛盾冲突。
to go on a Buddhist retreat
去参加佛教的静修

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