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  1. trigger

    • IPA[ˈtriɡər]

    美式

    • n.
      a small device that releases a spring or catch and so sets off a mechanism, especially in order to fire a gun;an event or circumstance that is the cause of a particular action, process, or situation
    • v.
      cause (an event or situation) to happen or exist;cause (a device) to function.
    • noun: trigger, plural noun: triggers

    • verb: trigger, 3rd person present: triggers, gerund or present participle: triggering, past tense: triggered, past participle: triggered

    • 釋義
    • 片語
    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. a small device that releases a spring or catch and so sets off a mechanism, especially in order to fire a gun:

      he pulled the trigger of the shotgun

    • 2. an event or circumstance that is the cause of a particular action, process, or situation:

      the trigger for the strike was the closure of a mine

    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. cause (an event or situation) to happen or exist:

      an allergy can be triggered by stress or overwork

    • 2. cause (a device) to function.
    • 3. (of an event or situation) cause (someone) to do something:

      the death of Helen's father triggered her to follow a childhood dream and become a falconer

    • 4. (especially of something read, seen, or heard) distress (someone), typically as a result of arousing feelings or memories associated with a particular traumatic experience:

      she started crying and told me that my news had really triggered her

      people ask how much I weigh but I won't talk about numbers because I know that triggers me

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