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stimulate

US [ˈstɪmjəˌleɪt]
UK [ˈstɪmjʊleɪt]
  • v.刺激;激发;促进;激励
  • Web使兴奋;鼓励;鼓舞
Simple Present:stimulates  Present Participle:stimulating  Past Tense:stimulated  
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v.
1.
~ sth
促进;激发;激励to make sth develop or become more active; to encourage sth
The exhibition has stimulated interest in her work.
展览增进了人们对她作品的兴趣。
The article can be used to stimulate discussion among students.
这篇文章可用来活跃学生的讨论。
2.
刺激;使兴奋to make sb interested and excited about sth
Parents should give children books that stimulate them.
父母应给孩子能启发他们的书。
Both men and women are stimulated by erotic photos(= sexually) .
色情照片对男女都有刺激作用。
The conference stimulated him to study the subject in more depth.
这次会议促使他更深入地研究那个课题。
3.
~ sth
促进(身体某部分)的功能to make a part of the body function
The women were given fertility drugs to stimulate the ovaries.
那些妇女得到了促进卵巢功能的生育药。

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