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scandal

US [ˈskænd(ə)l]
UK ['skænd(ə)l]
  • n.丑闻;丑行;使人震惊的丑事;关于丑行的传言(或报道)
  • Web流言蜚语;耻辱;诽谤
Plural Form:scandals  
Scandal
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n.
1.
[c][u]
丑行;使人震惊的丑事;丑闻behaviour or an event that people think is morally or legally wrong and causes public feelings of shock or anger
a series of sex scandals
一系列性丑闻
to cause/create a scandal
引发丑闻
The scandal broke(= became known to the public) in May.
这桩丑闻是在五月份曝光的。
There has been no hint of scandal during his time in office.
他在任期间没有任何丑闻。
2.
[u]
关于丑行的传言(或报道);丑闻talk or reports about the shocking or immoral things that people have done or are thought to have done
to spread scandal
散布丑闻
newspapers full of scandal
充斥丑闻的报纸
3.
[sing]
~ (that…)
可耻的行为(或态度等);不可原谅的行为(或态度等)an action, attitude, etc. that you think is shocking and not at all acceptable
It is a scandal that such a large town has no orchestra.
这么大一座城市,竟然没有一支管弦乐队,真是说不过去。

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