clout

US [klaʊt]
UK [klaʊt]
  • n.影响力;势力;打
  • v.重打
  • Web敲打;破布;权力
Plural Form:clouts  Present Participle:clouting  Past Tense:clouted  
clout
n.
1.
[u]
影响力;势力power and influence
political/financial clout
政治╱经济势力
I knew his opinion carried a lot of clout with them.
我知道他的观点对他们很有影响力。
2.
[c][ususing]
(informal)
(用手或硬物的)击,打a blow with the hand or a hard object
v.
1.
(informal)
~ sb
(尤指用手)猛击,重打to hit sb hard, especially with your hand

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