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extreme

US [ɪkˈstrim]
UK [ɪkˈstriːm]
  • n.极端;极限;极度;极端不同的感情(或境况、行为方式等)
  • adj.极度的;极大的;异乎寻常的;严重的
  • Web极端的;极致;尽头的
Plural Form:extremes  
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adj.
1.
[ubn]
极度的;极大的very great in degree
We are working under extreme pressure at the moment.
目前我们正在极大的压力下工作。
people living in extreme poverty
生活在极度贫困中的人
The heat in the desert was extreme.
沙漠中极其炎热。
2.
异乎寻常的;严重的;严厉的not ordinary or usual; serious or severe
Children will be removed from their parents only in extreme circumstances .
只有在极端情况下才会让孩子离开父母。
Don't go doing anything extreme like leaving the country.
千万不要做出诸如离开国家之类的极端行为。
It was the most extreme example of cruelty to animals I had ever seen.
这是我见过的最严重的虐待动物的事例。
extreme weather conditions
极端恶劣的天气状况
3.
极端的;偏激的;过分的far from what most people consider to be normal, reasonable or acceptable
extreme left-wing/right-wing views
极左╱极右观点
4.
[obn]
远离中心的;末端的;尽头的as far as possible from the centre, the beginning or in the direction mentioned
Kerry is in the extreme west of Ireland.
凯里位于爱尔兰的最西端。
She sat on the extreme edge of her seat.
她坐在座位最边上。
n.
1.
极端不同的感情(或境况、行为方式等);完全相反的事物a feeling, situation, way of behaving, etc. that is as different as possible from another or is opposite to it
extremes of love and hate
爱和恨两种截然不同的感情
He used to be very shy, but now he's gone to the opposite extreme(= changed from one extreme kind of behaviour to another) .
他以前很腼腆,现在却走向了另一个极端。
2.
极端;极度;极限the greatest or highest degree of sth
extremes of cold, wind or rain
严寒、狂风、暴雨
IDM
It's embarrassing the extremes he'll go to in order to impress his boss.
他为了给上司留下深刻印象,不惜走极端,真令人难堪。
Taken to extremes, this kind of behaviour can be dangerous.
这种行为如果走向极端则可能是非常危险的。
go, etc. to extremes|take sth to extremes
走极端;被迫采取极端行为to act or be forced to act in a way that is far from normal or reasonable
It's embarrassing the extremes he'll go to in order to impress his boss.
他为了给上司留下深刻印象,不惜走极端,真令人难堪。
Taken to extremes, this kind of behaviour can be dangerous.
这种行为如果走向极端则可能是非常危险的。
The journey would be dangerous in the extreme.
这段旅程将会是极其危险的。
in the extreme
极度;极端;非常to a great degree
The journey would be dangerous in the extreme.
这段旅程将会是极其危险的。

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