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captive

US [ˈkæptɪv]
UK ['kæptɪv]
  • n.俘虏;囚徒;战俘
  • adj.被监禁的;被关起来的;被困住的;人身自由受限制的
  • Web被俘虏的;被迷住的;被监禁的人
Plural Form:captives  
captive
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adj.
1.
被监禁的;被关起来的;被困住的kept as a prisoner or in a confined space; unable to escape
captive animals
关在笼子里的动物
They were taken captive by masked gunmen.
他们被蒙面的持枪歹徒劫持了。
captive breeding(= the catching and breeding of wild animals)
野生动物的人工捕获饲养
2.
[obn]
人身自由受限制的;受控制的;无权选择的not free to leave a particular place or to choose what you want to do
A salesman loves to have a captive audience(= listening because they have no choice) .
推销员喜欢不得不听的听众。
n.
1.
囚徒;俘虏;战俘a person who is kept as a prisoner, especially in a war

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