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muzzle

US [ˈmʌz(ə)l]
UK ['mʌz(ə)l]
  • n.炮口;枪口;(狗、马等动物的)口鼻;(防止动物咬人的)口套
  • v.(给狗)戴口套;压制;使缄默
  • Web口吻;口络;笼嘴
Plural Form:muzzles  Present Participle:muzzling  Past Tense:muzzled  
muzzle
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n.
1.
(狗、马等动物的)口鼻the nose and mouth of an animal, especially a dog or a horse
2.
(防止动物咬人的)口套a device made of leather or plastic that you put over the nose and mouth of an animal, especially a dog, to prevent it from biting people
3.
枪口;炮口the open end of a gun, where the bullets come out
v.
1.
[usupass]
~ sth
(给狗)戴口套to put a muzzle over a dog's head to prevent it from biting people
2.
~ sb/sth
压制,钳制(言论);使缄默to prevent sb from expressing their opinions in public as they want to
They accused the government of muzzling the press.
他们指责政府压制新闻自由。

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