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defuse

US [dɪˈfjuz]
UK [diːˈfjuːz]
  • v.平息;缓和;拆除(炸弹)的引信
  • Web去掉……的雷管;拆除的引信;化解
Simple Present:defuses  Present Participle:defusing  Past Tense:defused  
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v.
1.
~ sth
缓和;平息to stop a possibly dangerous or difficult situation from developing, especially by making people less angry or nervous
Local police are trying to defuse racial tension in the community.
当地的警察竭力缓和这个社区种族间的紧张关系。
2.
~ sth
拆除(炸弹)的引信to remove the fuse from a bomb so that it cannot explode

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