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lifeblood

US [ˈlaɪfˌblʌd]
UK ['laɪf.blʌd]
  • n.生命线;命根子;(事物的)命脉;(人的)命脉
  • Web生命必须的血液;活力的源泉;生命之血
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n.
1.
~ (of sth)
(事物的)命脉;生命线;命根子the thing that keeps sth strong and healthy and is necessary for successful development
Tourism is the lifeblood of the city.
旅游业是这座城市的命脉。
2.
(人的)命脉;生命必需的血液a person's blood, when it is thought of as the thing that is necessary for life

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