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eternity

US [ɪˈtɜrnəti]
UK [ɪˈtɜː(r)nəti]
  • n.永恒;永生;不朽;(似乎)无穷无尽的一段时间
  • Web永远;来世;永恒性
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n.
1.
[u]
永恒;永生;不朽time without end, especially life continuing without end after death
There will be rich and poor for all eternity.
贫富将永远存在。
They believed that their souls would be condemned to burn in hell for eternity.
他们相信他们的灵魂会受到惩罚,在地狱里永受烈焰焚烧。
2.
[sing]
(informal)
(似乎)无穷无尽的一段时间a period of time that seems to be very long or to never end
After what seemed like an eternity the nurse returned with the results of the test.
过了漫长的一段时间后护士才拿着检验结果回来。

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