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repel

US [rɪˈpel]
UK [rɪ'pel]
  • v.排斥;相斥;击退;驱逐
  • Web使厌恶;拒绝;抵制
Past Tense:repelled  Present Participle:repelling  Simple Present:repels  
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v.
1.
[t]
~ sb/sth
击退;驱逐to successfully fight sb who is attacking you, your country, etc. and drive them away
to repel an attack/invasion/invader
击退进攻╱入侵;驱逐入侵者
Troops repelled an attempt to infiltrate the south of the island.
部队挫败了对该岛南部的渗透企图。
The reptile's prickly skin repels nearly all of its predators.
这种爬行动物浑身是刺,几乎所有的捕食者都退避三舍。
2.
[t]
~ sth
推开;赶走;驱除to drive, push or keep sth away
a cream that repels insects
驱除昆虫的乳剂
The fabric has been treated to repel water.
这种织物进行过防水处理。
3.
[t]
~ sb
使恐惧;使厌恶to make sb feel horror or disgust
I was repelled by the smell.
这种气味让我恶心。
4.
[t][i]
~ (sth)
排斥;相斥if one thingrepels another, or if two thingsrepel each other, an electrical or magnetic force pushes them apart
Like poles repel each other.
同极相斥。

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