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  1. ancestor

    • IPA[ˈansɛstə]

    英式

    • n.
      a person, typically one more remote than a grandparent, from whom one is descended;an early type of animal or plant from which others have evolved
    • noun: ancestor, plural noun: ancestors

    • 釋義
    • 相關詞
    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. a person, typically one more remote than a grandparent, from whom one is descended:

      he could trace his ancestors back to James the First

    • 2. an early type of animal or plant from which others have evolved:

      the ancestor of most dolphins is not clear

      both species of elephant have a common ancestor

    • 3. an early version of a machine, system, etc.:

      this instrument is an ancestor of the lute

    • n. (in Aboriginal culture) any of the beings associated with the creation of the earth in the Dreamtime:

    • one of the ancestor beings walked this country

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    • IPA[ˈanˌsestər]

    美式

    • n.
      a person, typically one more remote than a grandparent, from whom one is descended:
    • my ancestor Admiral Anson circumnavigated the globe 250 years ago

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  2. 知識+

    • ancestor跟ancestry要怎麼使用?用在什麼地方?

      1.ancestor跟ancestry要怎麼使用?用在什麼地方? ancestor 與 ancestry 都是祖先的意思, 但 ancestor 是指個別的祖先, ancestry 則為集合名詞...

    • immediate ancestor的意思

      immediate ancestor 是「嫡系祖先」, 也就是有直屬血緣關係之祖先的意思. unanimous是從名詞unanimity而來 意思是「同意; 全體一致; 一致同意」 此字的un並非字根, 其發音是/允/, 而不是/安/.

    • Mother Ancestor是什麼意思?

      The Mother Ancestor in Mainland China 翻成 中國大陸的媽祖信仰 也許好一些 Mother Ancestor 媽祖 生於 北宋建隆元年 Song Jianlong Dynasty就是指 北宋建隆年間