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slave

US [sleɪv]
UK [sleɪv]
  • n.奴隶;完全受(某事物)控制的人;完全依赖(某事物)的人;从动装置
  • v.苦干;辛勤地工作
  • Web从盘;从设备;从属
Plural Form:slaves  Present Participle:slaving  Past Tense:slaved  
Slave
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n.
1.
奴隶a person who is owned by another person and is forced to work for them
She treated her daughter like a slave.
她对待女儿像对待奴隶一样。
2.
完全受(某事物)控制的人;完全依赖(某事物)的人a person who is so strongly influenced by sth that they cannot live without it, or cannot make their own decisions
We are slaves of the motor car.
我们离不了汽车。
Sue's a slave to fashion.
休是个拼命赶时髦的人。
3.
从动装置a device that is directly controlled by another one
v.
1.
[i]
~ (away) (at sth)
苦干;辛勤地工作to work very hard
I've been slaving away all day trying to get this work finished.
我整天苦干,想把这项工作赶完。
I haven't got time to spend hours slaving over a hot stove(= doing a lot of cooking) .
我没时间老围着灶台转。

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