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substance

US [ˈsʌbstəns]
UK ['sʌbstəns]
  • n.物质;实质;主旨;物品
  • Web实体;本质;内容
Plural Form:substances  
substance
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n.
1.
[c]
物质;物品;东西a type of solid, liquid or gas that has particular qualities
a chemical/radioactive, etc. substance
化学、放射性等物质
banned/illegal substances(= drugs)
禁用╱非法物品
a sticky substance
一种黏乎乎的东西
2.
[u]
事实基础;根据the quality of being based on facts or the truth
It was malicious gossip, completely without substance .
这是恶意造谣,完全没有事实根据。
The commission's report gives substance to these allegations.
委员会的报告为这些说法提供了事实根据。
There is some substance in what he says.
他的话是有一定根据的。
3.
[u]
主旨;要点;实质;基本内容the most important or main part of sth
Love and guilt form the substance of his new book.
他的新书主要讲爱情与罪孽。
I agreed with what she said in substance , though not with every detail.
对于她所说的,虽然不是每个细节我都同意,但基本内容却是赞同的。
4.
[u]
重要性importance
matters of substance
重大问题
Nothing of any substance was achieved in the meeting.
会议没有取得任何实质性成果。

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