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US [brɪŋk]
UK [brɪŋk]
  • n.边缘;(新的、危险的,或令人兴奋的处境的)边缘
  • Web边缘战士;边沿;危机边缘
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n.
1.
the ~ (of sth)
(新的、危险的,或令人兴奋的处境的)边缘,初始状态if you are on thebrink of sth, you are almost in a very new, dangerous or exciting situation
on the brink of collapse/war/death/disaster
濒于崩溃╱战争╱死亡╱灾难
Scientists are on the brink of making a major new discovery.
科学家很快就会有新的重大发现。
He's pulled the company back from the brink(= he has saved it from disaster) .
他使公司起死回生。
2.
(峭壁、河岸等的)边沿,边缘the extreme edge of land, for example at the top of a cliff or by a river
the brink of the precipice
悬崖边缘

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