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  1. circumnavigate

    • IPA[ˌsərkəmˈnavəɡāt]

    美式

    • v.
      sail or travel all the way around (something, especially the world);go around or avoid (an obstacle)
    • verb: circumnavigate, 3rd person present: circumnavigates, gerund or present participle: circumnavigating, past tense: circumnavigated, past participle: circumnavigated

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. sail or travel all the way around (something, especially the world) he undertook to circumnavigate the globe in 80 days or less
    • go around or avoid (an obstacle) he helped her to circumnavigate a frozen puddle
    • avoid dealing with (something difficult or unpleasant) they circumnavigated the issue
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    • IPA[səːkəmˈnavɪɡeɪt]

    英式

    • v.
      sail or travel all the way around (something, especially the world): he undertook to circumnavigate the globe in 80 days or less

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