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town

US [taʊn]
UK [taʊn]
  • n.镇;市镇;集镇;(某一市镇的)居民
  • Web城镇;城市;小镇
Plural Form:towns  
Town
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n.
1.
[c][u]
镇;市镇;集镇a place with many houses, shops/stores, etc. where people live and work. It is larger than a village but smaller than a city.
a university town
大学城
They live in a rough part of town.
他们居住在一个社会秩序混乱的城区。
The nearest town is ten miles away.
最近的集镇离这里有十英里远。
We spent a month in the French town of Le Puy.
我们在一个叫勒皮的法国小镇里待了一个月。
2.
[sing]
(某一市镇的)居民,市民the people who live in a particular town
The whole town is talking about it.
全镇的人都在议论这件事。
3.
[u]
(城镇的)商业区the area of a town where most of the shops/stores and businesses are
Can you give me a lift into town?
我可以搭你的车到商业区去吗?
4.
[u]
(生活、工作或刚提到的)城镇a particular town where sb lives and works or one that has just been referred to
I'll be in town next week if you want to meet.
如果你想见面的话,我下个星期在城里。
He married a girl from out of town.
他娶了一个外地姑娘。
5.
[sing][u]
城市生活(与乡村生活相对)life in towns or cities as opposed to life in the country
Pollution is just one of the disadvantages of living in the town.
污染只是生活在城里的不利条件之一。

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