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perish

US [ˈperɪʃ]
UK ['perɪʃ]
  • v.死亡;毁灭;暴死;丧失
  • Web枯萎;消亡;灭亡
Simple Present:perishes  Present Participle:perishing  Past Tense:perished  
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v.
1.
[i]
死亡;暴死to die, especially in a sudden violent way
A family of four perished in the fire.
一家四口死于此次火灾之中。
2.
[i]
丧失;湮灭;毁灭to be lost or destroyed
Early buildings were made of wood and have perished.
早期建筑物为木质结构,已经消失殆尽。
3.
[i][t]
~ (sth)
(使橡胶等)老化,脆裂if a material such as rubberperishes oris perished , it becomes damaged, weaker or full of holes

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