American

英 [əˈmer.ɪ.kən]      美 [əˈmer.ɪ.kən]
  • n. 美国人,美洲人;美国英语
  • adj. 美国的,美洲的;地道美国式的
星级词汇:
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american 美国

来自意大利探险家Amerigo Vespucci的名字。

American
1570s (n.); 1590s (adj.), from Modern Latin Americanus, from America (q.v.); originally in reference to what now are called Native Americans; the sense of "resident of North America of European (originally British) descent" is first recorded 1640s (adj.); 1765 (n.).
1. Very likely he'd told them he had American business interests.
很可能他已经告诉他们自己拥有美国商业利益.
2. Early American weathervanes were most often cut from flat wooden boards.
美国早期的风向标大多截自平直的木板。
3. She has had many credits and name-checks in American Vogue.
美国版《时尚》多次对她进行赞扬或是提到她的名字。
4. Today's Security Council resolution will be a significant success for American diplomacy.
今天的安理会决议对于美国外交而言是一次重大的成功。
5. The continued bleakness of the American job market was blamed.
美国就业市场的持续低迷被视为罪魁祸首。