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  1. challenge

    • IPA[ˈCHalənj]

    美式

    • n.
      a call to take part in a contest or competition, especially a duel;a task or situation that tests someone's abilities
    • v.
      invite (someone) to engage in a contest;enter into competition with or opposition against
    • verb: challenge, 3rd person present: challenges, gerund or present participle: challenging, past tense: challenged, past participle: challenged

    • noun: challenge, plural noun: challenges

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    • 相關詞

    名詞

    • 1. a call to take part in a contest or competition, especially a duel he accepted the challenge 同義詞 dare, provocation, summons
    • a task or situation that tests someone's abilities the ridge is a challenge for experienced climbers 同義詞 problem, difficult task, test, trial, trouble, ... 更多
    • an attempt to win a contest or championship in a sport a world title challenge
    • 2. an objection or query as to the truth of something, often with an implicit demand for proof a challenge to the legality of the order 同義詞 confrontation with, dispute with, stand against, test of, opposition, ... 更多
    • a sentry's call for a password or other proof of identity I heard the challenge “Who goes there?”
    • an objection regarding the eligibility or suitability of a jury member.
    • 3. the administration of an immunogenic or infectious agent to an animal or person, in order to study the resulting immune response or measure the efficacy of a vaccine challenge trials have yielded positive results when carefully and ethically conducted human challenge studies occur in tightly controlled settings

    動詞

    • adj.
      (used euphemistically) impaired or disabled in a specified respect: physically challenged

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • adj.
      used euphemistically to indicate that someone suffers disability in a specified respect: my experience of being physically challenged

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a defendant's or lawyer's objection to a proposed juror, made without needing to give a ... attorneys used their peremptory challenges to exclude jurors based on the crudest racial stereotypes the extent of peremptory challenge

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a defendant's or lawyer's objection to a proposed juror, made without needing to give a ... attorneys used their peremptory challenges to exclude jurors based on the crudest racial stereotypes the extent of peremptory challenge

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • adj.
      not tall in height; short.

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈtʃalɪn(d)ʒ]

    英式

    • n.
      a call to someone to participate in a competitive situation or fight to decide who is superior ... he accepted the challenge
    • v.
      invite (someone) to engage in a contest: he challenged one of my men to a duel organizations challenged the government in by-elections

    Oxford Dictionary