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determine

US [dɪˈtɜrmɪn]
UK [dɪˈtɜː(r)mɪn]
  • v.确定;决定;测定;查明
  • Web决心;下决心;决意
Simple Present:determines  Present Participle:determining  Past Tense:determined  
Determine
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v.
1.
[t]
查明;测定;准确算出to discover the facts about sth; to calculate sth exactly
An inquiry was set up to determine the cause of the accident.
已展开调查以确定事故原因。
We set out to determine exactly what happened that night.
我们着手查明那天晚上发生的事情。
It was determined that she had died of natural causes.
已确认她是自然死亡。
2.
[t]
~ sth.~ what, whether, etc.…
决定;形成;支配;影响to make sth happen in a particular way or be of a particular type
Age and experience will be determining factors in our choice of candidate.
年龄和经验是我们选择候选人的决定因素。
Upbringing plays an important part in determining a person's character.
后天培养对于一个人性格的形成起着重要作用。
3.
[t]
确定;裁决;安排to officially decide and/or arrange sth
A date for the meeting has yet to be determined.
会议日期尚待确定。
The court determined (that) the defendant should pay the legal costs.
法庭裁决由被告支付诉讼费用。
4.
[t][i]
~ to do sth.~ (that)….~ on sth
决定,决心(做某事)to decide definitely to do sth
They determined to start early.
他们决定早点儿出发。

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