legal entity 法人
business entity 企业个体
This area was formerly within the sphere of influence of the US.
It is an ellipse with double focus.
The planes landed on adjacent runways.
Our two houses adjoin.
He did not confine himself to the one language.
proximity n. 邻近、接近程度
proximity effect 邻近效应
in close proximity to 与……接近
He became aware of the proximity of the Afghans.
The curriculum was too narrow and too rigid.
He was weaned on a diet of rigid discipline and duty.
wean on 使从小耳濡目染
It has an orange flavour and smooth texture.
The bulk of the population lives in cities.
Heterosexual contact is responsible for the bulk of HIV transmission.
negligible error 可忽略的误差
Food was scarce and expensive.
aggregate supply 总供给
aggregate value 总价值
The rate of growth of GNP will depend upon the rate of growth of aggregate demand.
The notion of parallel worlds is inherent in your work, with dual story strands and different incarnations of certain characters.
The dual system is rigid and discriminatory.
We did not realize the magnitude of the problem.
The devastating 7.9 magnitude Sichuan earthquake which killed about 90,000 people in western China.
What this study suggests is that the speed of climate shifts and the magnitude of the changes required to adapt could be much greater.
Median household income for renters: $29,100
The bill would force employers to adopt a quota system when recruiting workers.
When surface temperatures rise to a comfortable threshold, they emerge.
The rumour raised a storm of conjecture.
The truth of his conjecture was confirmed by the newspaper report.
词根ject-表to throw，前缀con-表together，所谓猜想就是把你知道的你认为的可能“一起”“扔”到前边来给大家来检验推理。比如著名的Goldbach's conjecture哥德巴赫猜想，德国数学家哥德巴赫抛出了这个问题，任何人都可以来解答推导。
contention over 关于……的争论
One area of contention is the availability of nursery care.
in USA, graduate includes master and doctor
CNOOC china national offshore corporation 中海油
CNPC 中石油 china national petroleum corporation
feel ease at home
see you later = later = ciao
see you later alligator
in a while crocodile
head office = headquarter 总部、总公司
orientation tour 大学中迎新的校园游
market orientation 市场导向
sexual orientation 性取向
A new metro runs under the square, carrying hundreds of thousands who used to cycle to work.
metro station 地铁站
have a cosmos connection with 与……有缘
go through costoms formalities 办理海关例行手续
waiver the tuition 学费减免
transfer 转机 transboarding
do you have a connecting flight?
luggage claim 行李提取、寄存
hand-luggage = carry-on items
checked luggage 已安检的行李
Their political dogma has blinded them to the real needs of the country.
Beliefs have ossified into rigid dogma.
orthodox church 东正教
The doctors speculate that he died of a cerebral haemorrhage caused by a blow on the head.
Speculation about a divorce proved totally unfounded.
The United States has taken a lot of criticism for its hard-line stance.
He makes unpredictable, arbitrary decisions.
arbitration court 仲裁庭
Social structures are not discrete objects; they overlap and interweave.
He is the soul of discretion.
We may vary the limit at our discretion and will notify you of any change.
The method is relatively normative and notional and structurely.
notional value 表面价值
provisional 临时的 temporary = impermanent
Such approval is denied if the commander judges that the evidence on which the provisional arrest is based is insufficient.
The band have reportedly decided to split up.
We made a tentative arrangement to meet on Friday.
I'm taking the first tentative steps towards fitness.
Her claims seem credible to many.
These farmers will never actually sell any of the lands, provided that farming it remains viable.