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  1. trifle

    • IPA[ˈtrīf(ə)l]

    美式

    • n.
      a thing of little value or importance;a small amount of something
    • v.
      treat (someone or something) without seriousness or respect;talk or act frivolously
    • verb: trifle, 3rd person present: trifles, gerund or present participle: trifling, past tense: trifled, past participle: trifled

    • noun: trifle, plural noun: trifles

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    名詞

    動詞

    • 1. treat (someone or something) without seriousness or respect he is not a man to be trifled with men who trifle with women's affections
    • 2. archaic talk or act frivolously we will not trifle—life is too short
    • waste something, especially time, frivolously he had trifled away two months at a task which should have taken a week
    • ph.
      a little; somewhat

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • ph.
      a little; somewhat

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈtrʌɪfl]

    英式

    • n.
      a thing of little value or importance: we needn't trouble the headmaster over such trifles
    • v.
      treat without seriousness or respect: he is not a man to be trifled with men who trifle with women's affections

    Oxford Dictionary