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  1. place

    • IPA[plās]

    美式

    • n.
      a particular position or point in space;a particular point on a larger surface or in a larger object or area
    • v.
      put in a particular position;cause to be in a particular situation
    • noun: place, plural noun: places

    • verb: place, 3rd person present: places, gerund or present participle: placing, past tense: placed, past participle: placed

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    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. a particular position or point in space:

      the monastery was a peaceful place

      that street was no place for a lady

    • 2. a particular point on a larger surface or in a larger object or area:

      he lashed out and cut the policeman's hand in three places

    • 3. a building or area used for a specified purpose or activity:

      the town has many excellent eating places

    • 4. a person's home:

      what about dinner at my place?

    • 5. a point in a book or other text reached by a reader at a particular time:

      I must have lost my place in the script

    • 6. a portion of space available or designated for or being used by someone:

      they hurried to their places at the table

      he was watching from his place across the room

    • 7. a vacancy or available position:

      she won a place to study German at the university

    • 8. the regular or proper position of something:

      lay each slab in place

    • 9. a person's rank or status:

      occupation structures a person's place in society

    • 10. a right or privilege resulting from someone's role or position:

      I'm sure she has a story to tell, but it's not my place to ask

    • 11. the role played by or importance attached to someone or something in a particular context:

      the place of computers in improving office efficiency varies between companies

    • 12. a position in a sequence or series, typically one ordered on the basis of merit:

      his score left him in ninth place

    • 13. a position in a contest:

      his score was good enough to leave him in ninth place

    • 14. any of the first three or sometimes four positions in a race (used especially of the second, third, or fourth positions).
    • 15. the second position, especially in a horse race.
    • 16. the degree of priority given to something:

      accurate reportage takes second place to lurid detail

    • 17. the position of a figure in a series indicated in decimal or similar notation, especially one after the decimal point:

      calculate the ratios to one decimal place

    • 18. (in place names) a square or a short street:

      our new restaurant is in Hilliard Place

    • 19. a country house with its grounds.
    • v.
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    • 1. put in a particular position:

      a newspaper had been placed beside my plate

    • 2. cause to be in a particular situation:

      enemy officers were placed under arrest

      you are not placing yourself under any obligation

    • 3. used to express the attitude someone has toward someone or something:

      I am not able to place any trust in you

    • 4. used to indicate the degree of advantage or convenience enjoyed by someone or something as a result of their position or circumstances:

      the company is well placed to seize the opportunity

    • 5. find a home or employment for:

      the children were placed with foster parents

      the agency had placed 3,000 people in full-time jobs

    • 6. dispose of (something, especially shares) by selling to a customer:

      the shares were placed last November

    • 7. arrange for the recognition and implementation of (an order, bet, etc.):

      they placed a contract for three boats

    • 8. order or obtain a connection for (a telephone call) through an operator:

      she placed a call to her husband to break the news

    • 9. identify or classify as being of a specified type or as holding a specified position in a sequence or hierarchy:

      a survey placed the company 13th for achievement

    • 10. remember where one has seen or how one comes to recognize (someone or something):

      she eventually said she couldn't place him

    • 11. achieve a specified position in a race:

      he was placed eleventh in the long individual race

    • 12. be among the first three in a race (or the first three or four in the UK):

      he won three times and placed three times

    • n. the action of putting something in position or the fact of being positioned:

    • the placing of the lights

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    • n. hell, as opposed to heaven.

    • the placing of the lights

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    • n. a place in which a person or animal is able to rest for a short period, especially during a journey:

    • migratory birds would shortly be using the area's mudflats as a resting place

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    • n. a watering hole.

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    • n. a place revered as holy, typically one to which religious pilgrimage is made:

    • the holy places of Islam

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    • n. (in the UK) a bet on a horse to win a place in a race, usually first, second, or third.

    • the holy places of Islam

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    • n.
      a kick made after the ball is first placed on the ground or on a tee.
    • the holy places of Islam
    • v.
      take a kick after the ball is first placed on the ground or on a tee:
    • he obviously place-kicked well

      each of the players will be required to place-kick a ball as far and as high as possible

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    • ph. working or ready to work; established

    • he obviously place-kicked well

      each of the players will be required to place-kick a ball as far and as high as possible

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    • IPA[pleɪs]

    英式

    • n.
      a particular position, point, or area in space; a location:
    • I can't be in two places at once

      the monastery was a peaceful place

    • v.
      put in a particular position:
    • a newspaper had been placed beside my plate

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  2. 知識+

    • place and location 有何不同?

      給你place跟location的字典解釋 place (vt.)放置,使…處於某位置;任命 ;C地方,地點...外景拍攝地 從這些解釋中你會發現: 1. location的意識比較地點比較明確(exact) 2. place比較沒那麼明確而比較偏向地方的名字(church, hotel, McDonalds..) ...

    • her place?????????

      her place = 從字面上看是『她的地方』,但是多半是暗指她家、她的住處,但也有可能...抽象的家,所以美國人比較不會用 her home 來表示她家所以 her place 和 her house 的意思比較接近,也比較常用

    • places的問題[急]!

      v. v.tr.(及物動詞) placed, plac.ing, plac.es (1) To put in or as...3) To offer for consideration: 提出以供考慮: placed the matter before the board. 向委員會提出這件事 (4...