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lifetime

US [ˈlaɪfˌtaɪm]
UK ['laɪf.taɪm]
  • n.寿命;一生;终身;有生之年
  • Web终生;生命期;生存期
Plural Form:lifetimes  
lifetime
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n.
1.
一生;终身;有生之年;(某物的)存在期,寿命,使用期限the length of time that sb lives or that sth lasts
His diary was not published during his lifetime.
他的日记在他生前未曾发表过。
a lifetime of experience
毕生的经验
in the lifetime of the present government
在本届政府的任期内
IDM
the chance, etc. of a lifetime
终身难得的机遇;千载难逢的机会a wonderful opportunity, etc. that you are not likely to get again
An opportunity like this comes once in a lifetime.
像这样的机会一生也许只会遇到一次。
a once-in-a-lifetime experience
一生只会拥有一次的经历
once in a lifetime
(可能)一生只有一次used to describe sth special that is not likely to happen to you again
An opportunity like this comes once in a lifetime.
像这样的机会一生也许只会遇到一次。
a once-in-a-lifetime experience
一生只会拥有一次的经历

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