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contain

US [kənˈteɪn]
UK [kən'teɪn]
  • v.包含;含有;控制;容纳
  • Web包括;遏制;包容
Simple Present:contains  Present Participle:containing  Past Tense:contained  
contain
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v.
1.
~ sth
包含;含有;容纳if sthcontains sth else, it has that thing inside it or as part of it
This drink doesn't contain any alcohol.
这种饮料不含任何酒精。
Her statement contained one or two inaccuracies.
她的陈述有一两处不准确。
a brown envelope containing dollar bills
装有钞票的棕色信封
The bottle contains(= can hold) two litres.
此瓶容量为两升。
2.
控制,克制,抑制(感情)to keep your feelings under control
She was unable to contain her excitement.
她无法抑制内心的激动。
I was so furious I just couldn't contain myself(= I had to express my feelings) .
我气愤极了,简直无法克制自己。
3.
~ sth
防止…蔓延(或恶化)to prevent sth harmful from spreading or getting worse
to contain an epidemic
防止流行病的蔓延
Government forces have failed to contain the rebellion.
政府军未能遏止叛乱。

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