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  1. vow

    • IPA[vou]

    美式

    • n.
      a solemn promise.;a set of promises committing one to a prescribed role, calling, or course of action, typically to marriage or a monastic career
    • v.
      solemnly promise to do a specified thing;dedicate to someone or something, especially a deity
    • verb: vow, 3rd person present: vows, gerund or present participle: vowing, past tense: vowed, past participle: vowed

    • 釋義
    • 相關詞

    名詞

    • 1. a solemn promise.
    • a set of promises committing one to a prescribed role, calling, or course of action, typically to marriage or a monastic career the vows of celibacy

    動詞

    • 1. solemnly promise to do a specified thing he vowed that his government would not tolerate a repeat of the disorder one fan vowed, “I'll picket every home game.”
    • 2. archaic dedicate to someone or something, especially a deity I vowed myself to this enterprise
    • n.
      one of a set of solemn promises made by two people when they get married: her husband has broken his marriage vows and betrayed her

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      one of a set of solemn promises made by two people when they get married: her husband has broken his marriage vows and betrayed her

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • 更多解釋
    • IPA[vaʊ]

    英式

    • n.
      a solemn promise.
    • v.
      solemnly promise to do a specified thing: the rebels vowed to continue fighting I vowed that my family would never go hungry

    Oxford Dictionary

  2. 知識+

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