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  1. vaunt

    • IPA[vɔːnt]

    英式

    • v.
      boast about or praise (something), especially excessively
    • n.
      a boast.
    • verb: vaunt, 3rd person present: vaunts, gerund or present participle: vaunting, past tense: vaunted, past participle: vaunted

    • noun: vaunt, plural noun: vaunts

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    動詞

    • 1. boast about or praise (something), especially excessively he was initially vaunted by the West for his leadership of the country an autobiographer is simultaneously vaunted and castigated for revealing more than is deemed proper

    名詞

    • 1. archaic a boast.
    • adj.
      praised or boasted about, especially in an excessive way: they have utterly eclipsed their vaunted American rivals they have been challenged to find out how the much vaunted programme went so badly wrong

    Oxford Dictionary

    • adj.
      praised or boasted about, especially in an excessive way: they have utterly eclipsed their vaunted American rivals they have been challenged to find out how the much vaunted program went so badly wrong

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    • IPA[vônt]

    美式

    • v.
      boast about or praise (something), especially excessively: he was initially vaunted by the West for his leadership of the country an autobiographer is simultaneously vaunted and castigated for revealing more than is deemed proper
    • n.
      a boast.

    Oxford American Dictionary