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yoke

US [joʊk]
UK [jəʊk]
  • n.轭;枷锁;束缚;羁绊
  • v.用轭把(动物)套在一起;给(动物)上轭;(强行)使结合
  • Web磁轭;牛轭;支架
Plural Form:yokes  Present Participle:yoking  Past Tense:yoked  
yoke
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n.
1.
[c]
轭;(尤指)牛轭a long piece of wood that is fastened across the necks of two animals, especially oxen , so that they can pull heavy loads
2.
[sing]
奴役;束缚;枷锁;羁绊rough treatment or sth that restricts your freedom and makes your life very difficult to bear
the yoke of imperialism
帝国主义的枷锁
3.
[c]
轭形扁担a piece of wood that is shaped to fit across a person's shoulders so that they can carry two equal loads
4.
[c]
上衣抵肩;裙(或裤)腰a part of a dress, skirt, etc. that fits around the shoulders or hips and from which the rest of the cloth hangs
v.
1.
用轭把(动物)套在一起;给(动物)上轭to join two animals together with a yoke ; to attach an animal to sth with a yoke
A pair of oxen, yoked together, was used.
把两头牛用轭套在一起使唤。
an ox yoked to a plough
用轭套在犁上的牛
2.
[usupass]
~ A and B together.~ sth to sth
(强行)使结合,使联合to bring two people, countries, ideas, etc. together so that they are forced into a close relationship
The Hong Kong dollar was yoked to the American dollar for many years.
港元多年来与美元挂钩。

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