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predicate

US [ˈpredɪkeɪt]
UK ['predɪkət]
  • v.断言;使基于;使以…为依据;表明
  • adj.述语的;谓项的
  • n.谓语(句子成分,对主语加以陈述,如 John went home 中的 went home)
  • Web谓词;述词;断定
Plural Form:predicates  Present Participle:predicating  Past Tense:predicated  
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n.
1.
谓语(句子成分,对主语加以陈述,如 John went home 中的 went home)a part of a sentence containing a verb that makes a statement about the subject of the verb, such aswent home inJohn went home
v.
1.
[usupass]
~ sth on/upon sth
使基于;使以…为依据to base sth on a particular belief, idea or principle
Democracy is predicated upon the rule of law.
民主是以法制为基础的。
2.
~ that….~ sth
表明;阐明;断言to state that sth is true
The article predicates that the market collapse was caused by weakness of the dollar.
这篇文章声言,市场的崩溃是美元疲软造成的。

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