precipice

[ˈpresɪpɪs] [ˈprɛsəpɪs]

n. 悬崖;险境

详细释义

源自:《新世纪英汉大词典》Collins外研社

n /ˈpresɪpɪs/

崖壁

  • The mountain fell away in a sheer precipice.

    山的一面是陡峭的悬崖。

悬崖;峭壁

  • a house perched high on a stony precipice

    高高坐落在石崖峭壁上的房子

险境;危局;绝境

  • The species had reached the precipice of extinction in the wild.

    这些物种在野外已濒临灭绝。

  • Our marriage was rolling toward the edge of a precipice.

    我们的婚姻那时正走向危险的边缘。

  • The King now stands on the brink of a political precipice.

    国王现在处于政治上岌岌可危的境地。

常用短语

源自:《新世纪英汉大词典》Collins外研社

  1. the edge of a precipice;the brink of a precipice 危险的边缘

英英释义

n.
a very steep cliff

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