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indirect

US [ˌɪndaɪˈrekt]
UK [ˌɪndəˈrekt]
  • adj.间接的;附带的;闪烁其词的;拐弯抹角的
  • Web迂回的;不坦率的;间接法
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adj.
1.
间接的;附带的happening not as the main aim, cause or result of a particular action, but in addition to it
the indirect effects of the war
战争的间接后果
to find something out by indirect methods
间接地查明某事
The building collapsed as an indirect result of the heavy rain.
暴雨间接造成了那座楼房的倒塌。
There would be some benefit, however indirect, to the state.
国家会得到一些利益,不管有多少。
indirect costs(= costs that are not directly connected with making a product, for example training, heating, rent, etc.)
间接成本
2.
闪烁其词的;拐弯抹角的avoiding saying sth in a clear and obvious way
an indirect attack
影射攻击
3.
迂回的;弯曲的not going in a straight line
an indirect route
迂回的路线

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