checkmate

US [ˈtʃekˌmeɪt]
UK [ˌtʃek'meɪt]
  • n.失败;【游】(象棋)将军;困死;击破
  • v.【游】(象棋)将军;困死;击破;(使受)挫折
  • Web将死;被将死时王的位置;巨人棋盘
Plural Form:checkmates  Present Participle:checkmating  Past Participle:checkmated  
checkmate
n.
1.
将死;输棋a position in which one player cannot prevent his or her king (= the most important piece) being captured and therefore loses the game
2.
败局;败北;彻底战败a situation in which sb has been completely defeated

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