2019-06-16 词汇表

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convention N-VAR A convention is a way of behaving that is considered to be correct or polite by most people in a society. 习俗
例:
It’s just a social convention that men don’t wear skirts.
男人不穿裙子仅仅是一个社会习俗。

N-COUNT In art, literature, or the theatre, a convention is a traditional method or style. 惯例
例:
We go offstage and come back for the convention of the encore.
按照惯例,当要求我们再唱一次的时候,我们得先下台然后再返回台上。

N-COUNT A convention is an official agreement between countries or groups of people. 公约
例:
…the U.N. convention on climate change.
…关于气候变化的联合国公约。

N-COUNT A convention is a large meeting of an organization or political group. 大型会议
例:
…the annual convention of the Society of Professional Journalists.
…职业新闻工作者协会的年会。
diagonal ADJ A diagonal line or movement goes in a sloping direction, for example, from one corner of a square across to the opposite corner. 对角线的; 斜的
例:
…a pattern of diagonal lines.
…一个由斜线组成的图案。

ADV 对角线地; 斜地
例:
Vaulting the stile, he headed diagonally across the paddock.
他跃过梯台,从围场里斜穿过去。