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depress

US [dɪˈpres]
UK [dɪ'pres]
  • v.压;使抑郁;使沮丧;使消沉
  • Web降低;压下;按下
Simple Present:depresses  Present Participle:depressing  Past Tense:depressed  
depress
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v.
1.
使抑郁;使沮丧;使消沉;使失去信心to make sb sad and without enthusiasm or hope
Wet weather always depresses me.
阴雨天总使我心情抑郁。
It depresses me to see so many young girls smoking.
看到这么多女孩抽烟令我感到很沮丧。
2.
~ sth
使萧条;使不景气to make trade, business, etc. less active
The recession has depressed the housing market.
经济衰退导致住房市场不景气。
3.
~ sth
降低(价格);减少(工资)to make the value of prices or wages lower
to depress wages/prices
减少工资;降低价格
4.
~ sth
按,压,推下(尤指机器部件)to press or push sth down, especially part of a machine
to depress the clutch pedal(= when driving)
(开车时)踩离合器踏板

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