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backwater

US [ˈbækˌwɔtər]
UK [ˈbækˌwɔːtə(r)]
  • n.回水;与世隔绝的地区;落后地区
  • v.倒划;〈美口〉放弃原来的立场;食言
  • Web死水;回水处;回水河汊
Plural Form:backwaters  
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n.
1.
(河流的)滞水,壅水,回水a part of a river away from the main part, where the water only moves slowly
2.
与世隔绝的地区;落后地区a place that is away from the places where most things happen, and is therefore not affected by events, progress, new ideas, etc.
a sleepy/quiet/rural backwater
沉寂的╱宁静的╱乡下的落后地区

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