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  1. scant

    • IPA[skant]

    英式

    • adj.
      barely sufficient or adequate;barely amounting to a specified number or quantity
    • v.
      provide grudgingly or in insufficient amounts;deal with inadequately; neglect
    • verb: scant, 3rd person present: scants, gerund or present participle: scanting, past tense: scanted, past participle: scanted

    • 釋義

    形容詞

    • 1. barely sufficient or adequate companies with scant regard for the safety of future generations
    • barely amounting to a specified number or quantity she weighed a scant two pounds

    動詞

    • 1. North American provide grudgingly or in insufficient amounts he does not scant his attention to the later writings
    • North American deal with inadequately; neglect the press regularly scants a host of issues relating to safety and health
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    • IPA[skant]

    美式

    • adj.
      barely sufficient or adequate: companies with scant regard for the safety of future generations
    • v.
      provide grudgingly or in insufficient amounts: he does not scant his attention to the later writings

    Oxford American Dictionary

  2. 知識+

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