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US [ˈbaɪˌwɜrd]
UK [ˈbaɪˌwɜː(r)d]
  • n.典范;谚语;俗语
  • Web笑柄;绰号;俗话
Plural Form:bywords  
byword
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n.
1.
a ~ for sth
(某种品质或特征的)代表人,代表事物,典范a person or thing that is a well-known or typical example of a particular quality
The name Chanel became a byword for elegance.
香奈儿这个名字成了优雅的代名词。
2.
谚语;俗语a word or phrase that is well known or often used

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Category:AllAll,OralOral,WrittenWritten,TitleTitle,TechnicalTechnical
Source:AllAll,DictionaryDictionary,WebWeb
Difficulty:AllAll,EasyEasy,MiddleMiddle,HardHard
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