十年最热词汇
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The top words of the decade from 2000—2009

1. Global Warming (2000) Rated highly from Day One of the decade.
全球变暖(2000)从十年之始就成为最热词汇之一。

2. 9/11 (2001) another inauspicious start to the decade.
 9•11 (2001) 本十年又一不祥开端。

3. Obama- (2008) The US President's name as a "root" word or "word stem".
奥巴马-(2008)这位美国总统的名字被用作词根或词干。

4. Bailout (2008) The Bank Bailout was but Act One of the crisis.
援助(2008)对银行实施救援是各国在金融危机发生后的第一反应。

5. Evacuee/refugee (2005) After Katrina, refugees became evacuees1.
撤离者/难民(2005)卡特里娜飓风发生后,难民变成了撤离者。

6. Derivative2 (2007) Financial instrument or analytical3 tool that engendered4 the Meltdown
金融衍生产品(2007):导致金融危机爆发的金融工具或分析手段。

7. Google (2007) Founders5 misspelled actual word "googol"
谷歌(2007)创始人本选择的是“googol”,但错拼成Google。

8. Surge (2007) The strategy that effectively ended the Iraq War.
增兵(2007):结束伊拉克战争的有效战略。

9. Chinglish (2005) The Chinese-English Hybrid6 language growing larger as Chinese influence expands.
中式英语(2005):随着中国影响力的增大,这种中英杂交式英语开始增多。

10. Tsunami7 (2004) Southeast Asian Tsunami took 250,000 lives.
海啸(2004)东南亚海啸使25万人丧生。

11. H1N1 (2009) More commonly known as Swine Flu.
甲型H1N1型流感(2009) 俗称猪流感。

12. Subprime (2007) Subprime mortgages were another bubble to burst.
次贷(2007)次级抵押贷款是另一个破裂的泡沫。

13. dot.com (2000) The Dot.com bubble engendered no lifelines, no bailouts.
网络公司(2000)互联网泡沫没有生命线,也没有援助。

14. Y2K (2000) The Year 2000: all computers would turn to pumpkins8 at the strike of midnight.
千年虫(2000)当午夜“千年虫”来袭的时刻,所有电脑都将陷入瘫痪。

15. Misunderestimate (2002) One of the first and most enduring of Bushisms.
错误低估(2002)首个也是最持久的“布什经典口误”。

16. Chad ( 2000) Those Florida voter punch card fragments that the presidency9 would turn upon.
孔芯(2000) 佛罗里达州左右总统大选结果的打孔式选票的孔芯。

17. Twitter (2008 ) A quarter of a billion references on Google.
推特(2008)在谷歌上有两亿五千万条关于这个词的条目。

18. WMD (2002) Iraq’s Weapons of Mass Destruction.
大规模杀伤性武器(2002)伊拉克的大规模杀伤性武器。

19. Blog (2003) First called ‘web logs’ which contracted into blogs.
博客(2003)最初被称为“网络日志”,后简称博客。

Texting (2004) Sending 140 character text messages over cell phones.
发短信(2004)用手机发送的不超过140字符的文本信息。

21. Slumdog (2008) Child inhabitants of Mumba’s slums.
贫民(2008)居住在孟买贫民窟的孩子。

22. Sustainable (2006) The key to "Green" living where natural resources are never depleted10.
可持续的(2006)不会使自然资源枯竭的“绿色”生活方式的关键。

Brokeback (2004) New term for "gay" from he Hollywood film Brokeback Mountain.
断背(2004)这个对于同性恋的新称呼来自好莱坞影片《断背山》。

24. Quagmire11 (2004) Would Iraq War end up like Vietnam, another "quagmire"?
泥潭(2004)伊拉克战争是否也会陷入越南战争那样的泥潭之中呢?

25. Truthiness (2006) Steven Colbert's addition to the language appears to be a keeper.
真实(2006)史蒂芬·科尔伯特发明的这个单词出现在榜单的最后一位。



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1 evacuees 68c032ac020acca4ffde7910b32b673f     
n.被疏散者( evacuee的名词复数 )
参考例句:
  • Moreover, for multi-exits, evacuees select a exit based on game theory. 在有多个出口时,疏散人员根据对策论选择出口。 来自互联网
  • Evacuees wade through flooded area following heavy monsoon rains in Peshawar on Saturday, July 31, 2010. 撤离灾区涉水通过后在白沙瓦沉重的季风降雨在周六,2010年7月31日。 来自互联网
2 derivative iwXxI     
n.派(衍)生物;adj.非独创性的,模仿他人的
参考例句:
  • His paintings are really quite derivative.他的画实在没有创意。
  • Derivative works are far more complicated.派生作品更加复杂。
3 analytical lLMyS     
adj.分析的;用分析法的
参考例句:
  • I have an analytical approach to every survey.对每项调查我都采用分析方法。
  • As a result,analytical data obtained by analysts were often in disagreement.结果各个分析家所得的分析数据常常不一致。
4 engendered 9ea62fba28ee7e2bac621ac2c571239e     
v.产生(某形势或状况),造成,引起( engender的过去式和过去分词 )
参考例句:
  • The issue engendered controversy. 这个问题引起了争论。
  • The meeting engendered several quarrels. 这次会议发生了几次争吵。 来自《简明英汉词典》
5 founders 863257b2606659efe292a0bf3114782c     
n.创始人( founder的名词复数 )
参考例句:
  • He was one of the founders of the university's medical faculty. 他是该大学医学院的创建人之一。 来自辞典例句
  • The founders of our religion made this a cornerstone of morality. 我们宗教的创始人把这看作是道德的基石。 来自辞典例句
6 hybrid pcBzu     
n.(动,植)杂种,混合物
参考例句:
  • That is a hybrid perpetual rose.那是一株杂交的四季开花的蔷薇。
  • The hybrid was tall,handsome,and intelligent.那混血儿高大、英俊、又聪明。
7 tsunami bpAyo     
n.海啸
参考例句:
  • Powerful quake sparks tsunami warning in Japan.大地震触发了日本的海啸预警。
  • Coastlines all around the Indian Ocean inundated by a huge tsunami.大海啸把印度洋沿岸地区都淹没了。
8 pumpkins 09a64387fb624e33eb24dc6c908c2681     
n.南瓜( pumpkin的名词复数 );南瓜的果肉,南瓜囊
参考例句:
  • I like white gourds, but not pumpkins. 我喜欢吃冬瓜,但不喜欢吃南瓜。 来自《简明英汉词典》
  • Then they cut faces in the pumpkins and put lights inside. 然后在南瓜上刻出一张脸,并把瓜挖空。 来自英语晨读30分(高三)
9 presidency J1HzD     
n.总统(校长,总经理)的职位(任期)
参考例句:
  • Roosevelt was elected four times to the presidency of the United States.罗斯福连续当选四届美国总统。
  • Two candidates are emerging as contestants for the presidency.两位候选人最终成为总统职位竞争者。
10 depleted 31d93165da679292f22e5e2e5aa49a03     
adj. 枯竭的, 废弃的 动词deplete的过去式和过去分词
参考例句:
  • Food supplies were severely depleted. 食物供应已严重不足。
  • Both teams were severely depleted by injuries. 两个队都因队员受伤而实力大减。
11 quagmire StDy3     
n.沼地
参考例句:
  • On their way was a quagmire which was difficult to get over.路上他俩遇到了—个泥坑,很难过得去。
  • Rain had turned the grass into a quagmire.大雨使草地变得一片泥泞。
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