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barrier

US [ˈberiər]
UK [ˈbæriə(r)]
  • n.屏障;障碍;障碍物;关口
  • v.用栅围住
  • Web栅栏;壁垒;屏障式
Plural Form:barriers  
barrier
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n.
1.
屏障;障碍物an object like a fence that prevents people from moving forward from one place to another
The crowd had to stand behind barriers.
人群只好站在障碍物后面。
Show your ticket at the barrier.
请在验票处出示车票。
2.
障碍;阻力;关卡a problem, rule or situation that prevents sb from doing sth, or that makes sth impossible
the removal of trade barriers
贸易壁垒的消除
Lack of confidence is a psychological barrier to success.
缺乏信心是阻碍成功的心理因素。
3.
分界线;隔阂;障碍something that exists between one thing or person and another and keeps them separate
The Yangtze river is a natural barrier to the north-east.
长江是东北面的一道天然屏障。
the language barrier(= when people cannot communicate because they do not speak the same language)
语言隔阂(因语言不通而无法交流)
There was no real barrier between reality and fantasy in his mind.
在他的头脑中,现实与幻想之间没有真正的界线。
Ozone is the earth's barrier against ultra-violet radiation.
臭氧是地球防止紫外线辐射的屏障。
4.
难以逾越的数量(或水平、数目);关口a particular amount, level or number that it is difficult to get past
the first player whose earnings passed the $10 million barrier
第一位收入超过 1 000 万元大关的运动员

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