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imply

US [ɪmˈplaɪ]
UK [ɪm'plaɪ]
  • v.暗示;表明;暗指;说明
  • Web意味;含有…的意思;意味着
Past Tense:implied  Present Participle:implying  Simple Present:implies  
imply
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v.
1.
含有…的意思;暗示;暗指to suggest that sth is true or that you feel or think sth, without saying so directly
Are you implying (that) I am wrong?
你的意思是不是说我错了?
I disliked the implied criticism in his voice.
我讨厌他暗中批评的口吻。
It was implied that we were at fault.
这意味着我们错了。
2.
说明;表明to make it seem likely that sth is true or exists
The survey implies (that) more people are moving house than was thought.
调查显示,准备搬家的人口比想象的要多。
It was implied in the survey that…
这次调查表明…
The fact that she was here implies a degree of interest.
她到场就说明了她有一定程度的兴趣。
3.
~ sth
必然包含;使有必要to make sth necessary in order to be successful
The project implies an enormous investment in training.
这个项目需要在培训方面做巨大的投资。

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