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chronic

US [ˈkrɑnɪk]
UK [ˈkrɒnɪk]
  • adj.长期的;慢性的;难以治愈(或根除)的;长期患病的
  • n.慢性病人
  • Web剧烈的;慢性化
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adj.
1.
长期的;慢性的;难以治愈(或根除)的lasting for a long time; difficult to cure or get rid of
chronic bronchitis/arthritis/asthma
慢性支气管炎╱关节炎╱哮喘
the country's chronic unemployment problem
该国长期存在的失业问题
a chronic shortage of housing in rural areas
农村地区住房的长期匮乏
2.
长期患病的having had a disease for a long time
a chronic alcoholic/depressive
慢性酒精中毒者;长期抑郁症患者
3.
(informal)
糟透的;拙劣的very bad
The film was just chronic.
这部电影简直糟透了。

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