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revolution

US [ˌrevəˈluʃ(ə)n]
UK [ˌrevəˈluːʃ(ə)n]
  • n.革命;旋转;巨变;大变革
  • Web灭世;公转;转数
Plural Form:revolutions  
Revolution
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n.
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革命an attempt, by a large number of people, to change the government of a country, especially by violent action
a socialist revolution
社会主义革命
the outbreak of the French Revolution in 1789
1789 年法国大革命的爆发
to start a revolution
发动一场革命
a country on the brink of revolution
即将发生革命的国家
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[c]
巨变;大变革a great change in conditions, ways of working, beliefs, etc. that affects large numbers of people
a cultural/social/scientific, etc. revolution
文化、社会、科学等的重大变革
A revolution in information technology is taking place.
信息技术正在发生巨变。
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~ (around/on sth)
(环绕中心点的)旋转;(尤指)天体运行a complete circular movement around a point, especially of one planet around another
the revolution of the earth around the sun
地球环绕太阳的公转
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旋转;绕轴旋转a circular movement made by sth fixed to a central point, for example in a car engine
rotating at 300 revolutions per minute
以每分钟 300 转的速度旋转

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