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  1. shadowbox

    • IPA[ˈSHadōˌbäks]

    美式

    • v.
      spar with an imaginary opponent as a form of training;make a show of tackling a problem or opponent while avoiding any direct engagement
    • n.
      a case with a protective transparent front, used for displaying jewelry, coins, or other small objects.
    • verb: shadow-box, 3rd person present: shadow-boxes, gerund or present participle: shadow-boxing, past tense: shadow-boxed, past participle: shadow-boxed

    • noun: shadowbox, plural noun: shadowboxes

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. spar with an imaginary opponent as a form of training they shadowboxed a bit to warm up
    • make a show of tackling a problem or opponent while avoiding any direct engagement they have shadowboxed their way through all manner of policy disputes

    名詞

    • 1. a case with a protective transparent front, used for displaying jewelry, coins, or other small objects.