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sunset

US [ˈsʌnˌset]
UK ['sʌnset]
  • adj.霞红色的;浅橘红色的;衰落的;最后期的
  • n.日落(时分);傍晚;落日;(法律的)自动废止期
  • v.(使)定期届满废止
  • Web夕阳;晚霞;黄昏
Plural Form:sunsets  
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n.
1.
[u]
日落;傍晚the time when the sun goes down and night begins
Every evening at sunset the flag was lowered.
每天傍晚日落时都要降旗。
2.
[c]
晚霞the colours in the part of the sky where the sun slowly goes down in the evening
a spectacular sunset
绚烂的晚霞
3.
[c]
(法律的)自动废止期,效力消减期a fixed period of time after which a law or the effect of a law will end
There is a five-year sunset on the new tax.
新税种的有效施行期限为五年。
adj.
1.
霞红色的;浅橘红色的used to describe a colour that is like one of the colours in a sunset
sunset yellow
日落黄
2.
衰落的;最后期的used to describe sth that is near its end, or that happens at the end of sth
This is his sunset tour after fifty years as a singer.
这是他五十年歌手生涯结束前最后一次巡回演出。
3.
定期废止的designed to end or to end sth after a fixed period of time
a two-year sunset clause in the new law
新法律中的一条实施期限为两年的“日落条款”
v.
1.
[i][t]
~ (sth)
(使)定期届满废止to end or to end sth after a fixed period of time
The tax relief will sunset after a year.
税款减免将在一年后废止。

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