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encounter

US [ɪn'kaʊntər]
UK [ɪn'kaʊntə(r)]
  • v.遭遇;偶然碰到;意外地遇见;与…邂逅
  • n.遭遇;交锋;警察击毙嫌疑犯事件
  • Web遇到;相遇;遭到
Past Participle:encountered  Present Participle:encountering  Simple Present:encounters  
encounter
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v.
1.
~ sth
遭遇,遇到(尤指令人不快或困难的事)to experience sth, especially sth unpleasant or difficult, while you are trying to do sth else
We encountered a number of difficulties in the first week.
我们在第一周遇到了一些困难。
I had never encountered such resistance before.
我以前从未遇到过这么大的阻力。
2.
~ sb/sth
偶然碰到;意外地遇见;与…邂逅to meet sb, or discover or experience sth, especially sb/sth new, unusual or unexpected
She was the most remarkable woman he had ever encountered.
她是他所见到过的最出色的女性。
n.
1.
(尤指突然、意外或暴力的)相遇,邂逅,遭遇,冲突a meeting, especially one that is sudden, unexpected or violent
Three of them were killed in the subsequent encounter with the police.
他们中有三个人后来在与警察的冲突中被杀死。
The story describes the extraordinary encounter between a man and a dolphin.
这个故事描述了一个男人与一只海豚之间的奇遇。
a chance encounter
偶然相遇
I've had a number of close encounters(= situations that could have been dangerous) with bad drivers.
我好几次都险些与技术不佳的司机相撞。
It was his first sexual encounter(= first experience of sex) .
那是他的第一次性经历。
2.
(体育)比赛,交锋a sports match against a particular player or team
She has beaten her opponent in all of their previous encounters.
她在以前的所有交锋中都击败了这个对手。
3.
警察击毙嫌疑犯事件an incident in which police shoot dead a suspected criminal

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