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  1. railroad

    • IPA[ˈrālˌrōd]

    美式

    • n.
      a track or set of tracks made of steel rails along which passenger and freight trains run.;a system of tracks with the trains, organization, and personnel required for its working
    • v.
      press (someone) into doing something by rushing or coercing them;cause (a measure) to be passed or approved quickly by applying pressure
    • noun: railroad, plural noun: railroads

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a track or set of tracks made of steel rails along which passenger and freight trains run. his uncle works on the railroad railroad tracks
    • 2. a system of tracks with the trains, organization, and personnel required for its working the Union Pacific Railroad

    動詞

    • 1. press (someone) into doing something by rushing or coercing them she hesitated, unwilling to be railroaded into a decision
    • cause (a measure) to be passed or approved quickly by applying pressure the Bill had been railroaded through the House
    • send (someone) to prison without a fair trial or by means of false evidence they know I was railroaded and falsely accused