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hopeful

US [ˈhoʊpfəl]
UK [ˈhəʊpf(ə)l]
  • adj.满怀希望;抱有希望;表现出希望的;给人以希望的
  • n.希望成功的人;雄心勃勃的人
  • Web有希望的;怀有希望的;有前途的
Plural Form:hopefuls  
hopeful
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adj.
1.
[nubn]
抱有希望;满怀希望believing that sth you want will happen
I feel hopeful that we'll find a suitable house very soon.
我对很快找到合适的房子抱有希望。
He is not very hopeful about the outcome of the interview.
他对面试的结果不抱很大希望。
She is hopeful of returning to work soon.
她希望很快回去工作。
2.
[obn]
表现出希望的showing hope
a hopeful smile
充满希望的微笑
3.
给人以希望的making you believe that sth you want will happen; bringing hope
The latest trade figures are a hopeful sign.
最新贸易数字令人鼓舞。
The future did not seem very hopeful.
前景似乎不太乐观。
n.
1.
希望成功的人;雄心勃勃的人a person who wants to succeed at sth
50 young hopefuls are trying for a place in the England team.
50 名雄心勃勃的年轻人亟欲跻身英格兰队。

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