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outlive

US [aʊtˈlɪv]
UK [ˌaʊtˈlɪv]
  • v.比…活得长;(在…结束或消失后)继续存在
  • Web比…长寿;比……长命;比..经久
Simple Present:outlives  Present Participle:outliving  Past Tense:outlived  
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v.
1.
~ sb
比…活得长to live longer than sb
He outlived his wife by three years.
他比妻子多活了三年。
2.
~ sth
(在…结束或消失后)继续存在to continue to exist after sth else has ended or disappeared
The machine had outlived its usefulness(= was no longer useful) .
这机器已无用了。

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