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precipitate

US [prɪˈsɪpɪtət]
UK [prɪ'sɪpɪtət]
  • n.沉淀物;析出物
  • adj.鲁莽的;草率的;仓促的
  • v.使…突然降临;加速(坏事的发生);使突然陷入(某种状态)
  • Web促成;使沉淀;促使
Simple Present:precipitates  Present Participle:precipitating  Past Tense:precipitated  
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v.
1.
~ sth
使…突然降临;加速(坏事的发生)to make sth, especially sth bad, happen suddenly or sooner than it should
His resignation precipitated a leadership crisis.
他的辞职立即引发了领导层的危机。
2.
~ sb/sth into sth
使突然陷入(某种状态)to suddenly force sb/sth into a particular state or condition
The assassination of the president precipitated the country into war.
总统被暗杀使国家骤然陷入战争状态。
adj.
1.
鲁莽的;草率的;仓促的happening very quickly or suddenly and usually without enough care and thought
n.
1.
沉淀物;析出物a solid substance that has been separated from a liquid in a chemical process

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