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  1. wait

    • IPA[weɪt]

    英式

    • v.
      stay where one is or delay action until a particular time or event;stay where one is or delay action until (someone) arrives or is ready
    • n.
      a period of waiting;street singers of Christmas carols.
    • noun: wait, plural noun: waits

    • verb: wait, 3rd person present: waits, gerund or present participle: waiting, past tense: waited, past participle: waited

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    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. stay where one is or delay action until a particular time or event:

      he did not wait for a reply

      we're waiting for Allan to get back

    • 2. stay where one is or delay action until (someone) arrives or is ready:

      he sits on the corner waiting for Mary

      she was waiting on her boyfriend

    • 3. be left until a later time before being dealt with:

      we shall need a statement later, but that will have to wait

    • 4. defer (a meal) until a person's arrival:

      I told my parents not to wait supper

    • 5. remain in readiness for a purpose:

      he found the train waiting on the platform

    • 6. (of a vehicle) be parked for a short time at the side of a road.
    • 7. used to indicate that one is eagerly impatient to do something or for something to happen:

      I can't wait to tell Nick what happened

    • 8. act as a waiter or waitress, serving food and drink:

      a local man was employed to wait on them at table

      we had to wait tables in the mess hall

    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. a period of waiting:

      we had a long wait

    • 2. street singers of Christmas carols.
    • 3. official bands of musicians maintained by a city or town.
    • n. the action of staying where one is or delaying action until a particular time or event:

    • years of waiting

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    • n. the action of staying where one is or delaying action until a particular time or until something else happens:

    • years of waiting

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    • ph. not go to bed until someone arrives or something happens

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    • n.
      a waiting list.
    • v.
      put (someone) on a waiting list.

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    • ph. not go to bed until someone arrives or something happens

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    • n.
      another term for waiting list
    • v.
      put (someone) on a waiting list.

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    • ph. used to convey a threat or promise

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    • n. the condition of computer software or hardware being unable to process further instructions while waiting for some event such as the completion of a data transfer.

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    • IPA[wāt]

    美式

    • v.
      stay where one is or delay action until a particular time or until something else happens:
    • he did not wait for a reply

      we're waiting for Allan to get back

    • n.
      a period of waiting:
    • we had a long wait

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  2. 知識+

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