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dawn

US [dɔn]
UK [dɔːn]
  • n.黎明;曙光;拂晓;破晓
  • v.开始;变得明朗;开始清楚
  • Web道恩;晨曦;开端
Plural Form:dawns  Present Participle:dawning  Past Tense:dawned  
dawn
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n.
1.
[u][c]
黎明;拂晓;破晓the time of day when light first appears
They start work at dawn .
天一亮他们就开始干活了。
It's almost dawn.
天快亮了。
We arrived in Sydney as dawn broke(= as the first light could be seen) .
黎明时分我们到达了悉尼。
I woke up just before dawn.
我正好在拂晓前醒来。
summer's early dawns
夏日早到的黎明
He works from dawn till dusk(= from morning till night) .
他从早到晚地工作。
2.
[sing]
~ (of sth)
开端;曙光;萌芽the beginning or first signs of sth
the dawn of civilization/time/history
文明╱时代╱历史的开端
Peace marked a new dawn in the country's history.
和平使这个国家的历史翻开了新的一页。
v.
1.
[i]
开始to begin
The following morning dawned bright and warm.
第二天一大早阳光和煦。
A new technological age had dawned.
新技术时代已经开始。
2.
[i]
变得明朗;开始清楚to become obvious or easy to understand
Slowly the awful truth dawned.
可怕的事实慢慢地清晰起来。

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