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vice

US [vaɪs]
UK [vaɪs]
  • n.虎钳;堕落;恶行;邪恶
  • v.钳制;用老虎钳夹紧
  • prep.代替
  • Web恶习;副;罪恶
Plural Form:vices  
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n.
1.
[u]
(与性或毒品有关的)罪行criminal activities that involve sex or drugs
plain-clothes detectives from the vice squad
取缔性或毒品犯罪行动队的便衣侦探
2.
[u][c]
恶行;不道德行为;堕落;邪恶evil or immoral behaviour; an evil or immoral quality in sb's character
The film ended most satisfactorily: vice punished and virtue rewarded.
这部电影的结尾皆大欢喜:邪恶受到惩治,美德得到报偿。
Greed is a terrible vice.
贪婪是一种恶习。
Cigarettes are my only vice.
我唯一的罪过就是爱抽烟。
3.
[c]
台钳;虎钳a tool with two metal blocks that can be moved together by turning a screw. The vice is used to hold an object firmly while work is done on it.
He held my arm in a vice-like(= very firm) grip .
他的手像虎钳一样紧紧抓住了我的手臂。

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