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curb

US [kɜrb]
UK [kɜː(r)b]
  • v.抑制
  • n.起控制(或限制)作用的事物;(由条石砌成的)路缘
  • Web路边;约束;制止
Plural Form:curbs  Present Participle:curbing  Past Tense:curbed  
curb
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v.
1.
~ sth
控制,抑制,限定,约束(尤指不好的事物)to control or limit sth, especially sth bad
He needs to learn to curb his temper.
他得学着控制自己的脾气。
A range of policies have been introduced aimed at curbing inflation.
为了抑制通货膨胀实施了一系列的政策。
n.
1.
~ (on sth)
起控制(或限制)作用的事物something that controls and puts limits on sth
curbs on government spending
对政府开支的限制措施
2.
(由条石砌成的)路缘,道牙,马路牙子the edge of the raised path at the side of a road, usually made of long pieces of stone
The bus mounted the curb(= went onto the sidewalk / pavement ) and hit a tree.
那辆公交车开上路缘撞到了一棵树上。

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