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descent

US [dɪˈsent]
UK [dɪ'sent]
  • n.下降;血统;祖先;斜坡
  • Web侵袭;降下;降落
Plural Form:descents  
descent
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n.
1.
[c][ususing]
下降;下倾an action of coming or going down
The plane began its descent to Heathrow.
飞机开始向希思罗机场降落。
the country's swift descent into anarchy
国家迅速陷入无政府状态
2.
[c]
斜坡;坡道a slope going downwards
There is a gradual descent to the sea.
有一片斜坡缓缓伸延到海边。
3.
[u]
血统;祖籍;祖先;出身a person's family origins
to be of Scottish descent
祖籍是苏格兰
He traces his line of descent from the Stuart kings.
他的家族可追溯到斯图亚特王朝。

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