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stern

US [stɜrn]
UK [stɜː(r)n]
  • n.艉;〈非正式〉(任何东西的)尾部;英语男子名
  • adj.严厉的;坚定的
  • Web船尾;斯特恩;纽约大学斯特恩商学院
Comparative Degree:sterner  Superlative:sternest  Plural Form:sterns  
Stern
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adj.
1.
严厉的;苛刻的;要求别人服从的serious and often disapproving; expecting sb to obey you
a stern face/expression/look
严厉的面容╱表情╱目光
a stern warning
严厉的警告
Her voice was stern.
她声调严厉。
The police are planning sterner measures to combat crime.
警方正制订更严厉的措施打击犯罪活动。
2.
严峻的;难对付的serious and difficult
We face stern opposition.
我们遇到激烈的反对。
IDM
be made of sterner stuff
性格十分坚强;有很大的毅力to have a stronger character and to be more determined in dealing with problems than other people
n.
1.
船尾the back end of a ship or boat

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