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tout

US [taʊt]
UK [taʊt]
  • v.兜售;吹捧;推销;标榜
  • n.(音乐会、体育比赛等的)倒卖门票的人
  • Web招徕;陶特;劝诱
Simple Present:touts  Present Participle:touting  Past Tense:touted  
tout
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v.
1.
[t]
~ sb/sth (as sth)
标榜;吹捧;吹嘘to try to persuade people that sb/sth is important or valuable by praising them/it
She's being touted as the next leader of the party.
她被吹捧为该党的下一任领导人。
2.
[i][t]
兜售;推销to try to persuade people to buy your goods or services, especially by going to them and asking them directly
the problem of unlicensed taxi drivers touting for business at airports
没有执照的出租汽车司机在机场揽生意的问题
He's busy touting his client's latest book around London publishers.
他正忙于向伦敦多家出版商兜售他的委托人的一部新书。
3.
[i][t]
~ (sth)
(尤指在剧院、体育场等外以高价)倒卖门票,卖黑市票to sell tickets for a popular event illegally, at a price that is higher than the official price, especially outside a theatre, stadium , etc.
n.
1.
(音乐会、体育比赛等的)倒卖门票的人,票贩子a person who buys tickets for concerts, sports events, etc. and then sells them to other people at a higher price

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