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signpost

US [ˈsaɪnˌpoʊst]
UK [ˈsaɪnˌpəʊst]
  • v.设置路标;介绍(论证、讲话等的)要点
  • n.路标
  • Web路牌;指示牌;路标图片
Simple Present:signposts  Present Participle:signposting  Past Tense:signposted  
signpost
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n.
1.
路标a sign at the side of a road giving information about the direction and distance of places
Follow the signposts to the superstore.
跟着路标走就能到超市。
The chapter headings are useful signposts to the content of the book.
章节标题有助于了解书的内容。
v.
1.
[usupass]
~ sth
设置路标to mark a road, place, etc. with signposts
The route is well signposted.
这条路线路标设置完善。
2.
~ sth
介绍(论证、讲话等的)要点to show clearly the way that an argument, a speech, etc. will develop
You need to signpost for the reader the various points you are going to make.
你需要向读者介绍你将阐述的各个论点。

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