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indulgence

US [ɪnˈdʌldʒəns]
UK [ɪnˈdʌldʒ(ə)ns]
  • n.放纵;沉溺;嗜好;纵容
  • Web放任;赎罪券;付款延期
Plural Form:indulgences  
indulgence
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n.
1.
[u]
沉溺;放纵;纵容the state or act of having or doing whatever you want; the state of allowing sb to have or do whatever they want
to lead a life of indulgence
过着放纵的生活
Avoid excessive indulgence in sweets and canned drinks.
避免食用过多的甜食和罐装饮料。
There is no limit to the indulgence he shows to his grandchildren.
他无度地溺爱娇惯孙子孙女。
2.
[c]
嗜好;爱好;享受something that you allow yourself to have even though it is not essential
The holiday was an extravagant indulgence.
那个假期是一次奢华的享受。
3.
[u]
宽容;包涵willingness to ignore the weaknesses in sb/sth
They begged the audience's indulgence.
他们恳求观众包涵。

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