purport

US [ˈpɜrpɔrt]
UK [ˈpɜː(r)pɔː(r)t]
  • n.大意;主旨;主要意思
  • v.自称;标榜
  • Web声称;意义;涵义
Simple Present:purports  Present Participle:purporting  Past Tense:purported  
purport
v.
1.
~ to be/have sth
自称;标榜to claim to be sth or to have done sth, when this may not be true
The book does not purport to be a complete history of the period.
本书无意标榜为那个时期的全史。
n.
1.
[sing]
the ~ of sth
主要意思;大意;主旨the general meaning of sth

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