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  1. brute

    • IPA[bruːt]

    英式

    • n.
      a savagely violent person or animal;a cruel or insensitive person
    • adj.
      characterized by an absence of reasoning or intelligence;merely physical
    • noun: brute, plural noun: brutes

    • 釋義

    名詞

    形容詞

    • 1. characterized by an absence of reasoning or intelligence a brute struggle for social superiority
    • merely physical we achieve little by brute force
    • fundamental, inescapable, and unpleasant the brute necessities of basic subsistence
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    • IPA[bro͞ot]

    美式

    • n.
      a savagely violent person or animal: he was a cold-blooded brute
    • adj.
      characterized by an absence of reasoning or intelligence: a brute struggle for social superiority

    Oxford American Dictionary