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microcosm

US [ˈmaɪkrəˌkɑzəm]
UK [ˈmaɪkrəʊˌkɒz(ə)m]
  • n.缩影;具体而微者
  • Web小宇宙;微观世界;微宇宙
Plural Form:microcosms  
microcosm
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n.
1.
缩影;具体而微者a thing, a place or a group that has all the features and qualities of sth much larger
The family is a microcosm of society.
家庭是社会的缩影。
IDM
The developments in this town represent in microcosm what is happening in the country as a whole.
这座城镇的发展以小见大,体现了整个国家的发展。
in microcosm
小规模地on a small scale
The developments in this town represent in microcosm what is happening in the country as a whole.
这座城镇的发展以小见大,体现了整个国家的发展。

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