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  1. laurel

    • IPA[ˈlôrəl]

    美式

    • n.
      any of a number of shrubs and other plants with dark green glossy leaves.;an aromatic evergreen shrub related to the bay tree, several kinds of which form forests in tropical and warm countries.
    • v.
      bestow an award or praise on (someone) in recognition of an achievement
    • noun: laurel, plural noun: laurels

    • 釋義
    • 片語

    名詞

    • 1. any of a number of shrubs and other plants with dark green glossy leaves.
    • 2. an aromatic evergreen shrub related to the bay tree, several kinds of which form forests in tropical and warm countries.
    • 3. the foliage of the bay tree woven into a wreath or crown and worn on the head as an emblem of victory or mark of honor in classical times the bust depicts the president wearing Roman laurels, armor, and a cloak Mansell became only the seventh Briton to wear the champion's laurels
    • honor or praise awarded for an achievement she has rightly won laurels for this brilliantly perceptive first novel

    動詞

    • 1. bestow an award or praise on (someone) in recognition of an achievement she will be laureled alongside politicians, historians, and other actors