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amateur

US [ˈæməˌtʃʊr]
UK [ˈæmətə(r)]
  • n.业余爱好者;业余运动员;生手;外行
  • adj.业余爱好的;业余的
  • Web业余者;业余艺术家
Plural Form:amateurs  
amateur
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n.
1.
业余爱好者;业余运动员a person who takes part in a sport or other activity for enjoyment, not as a job
The tournament is open to both amateurs and professionals.
这次锦标赛业余选手和职业选手均可参加。
2.
生手;外行a person who is not skilled
This work was done by a bunch of amateurs!
这项工作是一伙外行干的!
adj.
1.
[ubn]
业余爱好的doing sth for enjoyment or interest, not as a job
an amateur photographer
业余摄影爱好者
2.
[ubn]
业余的done for enjoyment, not as a job
amateur athletics
业余田径运动

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