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  1. forbear

    • IPA[fəˈbɛː]

    英式

    • v.
      politely or patiently restrain an impulse to do something; refrain;refrain from doing or using (something)
    • verb: forbear, 3rd person present: forbears, gerund or present participle: forbearing, past tense: forbore, past participle: forborne

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. politely or patiently restrain an impulse to do something; refrain he modestly forbears to include his own work
    • refrain from doing or using (something) Rebecca could not forbear a smile