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discovery

US [dɪˈskʌvəri]
UK [dɪˈskʌv(ə)ri]
  • n.发现;发觉;被发现的事物(或真相、人)
  • Web探索频道;发现号;证据开示
Plural Form:discoveries  
discovery
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n.
1.
[c][u]
发现;发觉an act or the process of finding sb/sth, or learning about sth that was not known about before
the discovery of antibiotics in the 20th century
20 世纪抗生素的发现
The discovery of a child's body in the river has shocked the community.
在河里发现一个孩子的尸体,使社区大为震惊。
the discovery of new talent in the art world
艺术界新秀的发现
Researchers in this field have made some important new discoveries .
这个领域的研究人员有了一些重大的新发现。
He saw life as a voyage of discovery.
他把生命看作是一次探索未知世界的航行。
She was shocked by the discovery that he had been unfaithful.
她发觉他不忠时感到非常震惊。
2.
[c]
被发现的事物(或真相、人)a thing, fact or person that is found or learned about for the first time
The drug is not a new discovery─it's been known about for years.
这种药并不是什么新发现,多年前便为人所知。

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