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circus

US [ˈsɜrkəs]
UK [ˈsɜː(r)kəs]
  • n.马戏团;马戏表演(常在大帐篷里进行);引人注意的人(或事)
  • Web妮裳马戏团;马戏场;杂技团
Plural Form:circuses  
circus
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n.
1.
[c]
马戏团a group of entertainers, sometimes with trained animals, who perform skilful or amusing acts in a show that travels around to different places
2.
[sing]
马戏表演(常在大帐篷里进行)a show performed by circus entertainers, usually in a large tent called a big top
We took the children to the circus.
我们带孩子去看了马戏表演。
3.
[sing]
(informal)
引人注意的人(或事);热闹场面a group of people or an event that attracts a lot of attention
A media circus surrounded the royal couple wherever they went.
无论王室夫妇走到何处,他们的身后都会跟着一大群媒体记者。
the American electoral circus
美国大选的热闹场面
4.
[c]
圆形广场;环形交叉路口a round open area in a town where several streets meet
Piccadilly Circus
皮卡迪利广场
5.
[c]
露天圆形竞技场a place like a big round outdoor theatre for public games, races, etc.

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