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preoccupation

US [priˌɑkjəˈpeɪʃ(ə)n]
UK [priːˌɒkjʊˈpeɪʃ(ə)n]
  • n.全神贯注;盘算;思虑;长久思考的事情
  • Web当务之急;偏见;先取
Plural Form:preoccupations  
preoccupation
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n.
1.
[u][c]
~ (with sth)
盘算;思虑;长久思考的事情a state of thinking about sth continuously; sth that you think about frequently or for a long time
She found his preoccupation with money irritating.
她对他一心只想着钱感到很厌烦。
His current preoccupation is the appointment of the new manager.
他目前操心的是新经理的任命。
2.
[u]
心事重重;忧心忡忡;全神贯注a mood created by thinking or worrying about sth and ignoring everything else
She spoke slowly, in a state of preoccupation.
她说话慢吞吞的,显得心事重重。

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