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  1. jawbone

    • IPA[ˈjôˌbōn]

    美式

    • n.
      a bone of the jaw, especially that of the lower jaw (the mandible), or either half of this.
    • v.
      attempt to persuade or pressure by the force of one's position of authority
    • noun: jawbone, plural noun: jawbones

    • verb: jawbone, 3rd person present: jawbones, gerund or present participle: jawboning, past tense: jawboned, past participle: jawboned

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a bone of the jaw, especially that of the lower jaw (the mandible), or either half of this.

    動詞

    • 1. North American informal attempt to persuade or pressure by the force of one's position of authority the Federal Reserve Board Vice Chairman jawboned the dollar higher by calling its recent steep decline a purely speculative phenomenon an analyst jawboning about the industry
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    • IPA[ˈdʒɔːbəʊn]

    英式

    • n.
      a bone of the jaw, especially that of the lower jaw (the mandible), or either half of this.
    • v.
      use one's position or authority to pressure (someone) to do something: the Treasury could jawbone the banks into lending more to small businesses

    Oxford Dictionary

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