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athwart

US [ə'θwɔ:t]
UK [ə'θwɔ:t]
  • adv.斜;不便;【航】船侧朝风
  • prep.横跨于;与…不一致;与…相反
  • Web阑干;横过;横越
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prep.
1.
横跨于across; from one side to the other
They put a table athwart the doorway.
他们把桌子横放在门口。
2.
与…不一致;与…相反not agreeing with; opposite to
His statement ran athwart what was previously said.
他讲的话与先前所说的相抵触。

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