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staunch

英 [stɔːn(t)ʃ] 美[stɔntʃ]
  • adj. 坚定的;忠诚的;坚固的
  • vt. 止住;止血
  • n. (Staunch)人名;(英)斯汤奇

TEM4低频词

词态变化


第三人称单数: staunches;过去式: staunched;过去分词: staunched;现在分词: staunching;比较级: stauncher;最高级: staunchest;副词: staunchly;名词: staunchness;

助记提示


1. stand => staunch.
2. 停止、固定、不再流动。

中文词源


staunch 忠实的,坚定的

来自古法语 estanche,固定的,坚固的,防水的,来自通俗拉丁语*stanticare,坚固的,来自拉 丁语 stare,站立,建立,词源同 stand,stanch,stanchion.引申比喻义忠实的,坚定的。

英文词源


staunch (adj.)
early 15c., "impervious to water," from Old French estanche "firm, watertight," fem. of estanc "tired, exhausted, wearied, vanquished; water-tight; withered, dried" (Modern French étanche), from Vulgar Latin *stanticare (source also of Spanish estanco "water-tight," Italian stanco "exhausted, weary"), probably from Latin stans (genitive stantis), present participle of stare "to stand," from PIE root *sta- "to stand" (see stet). Sense of "strong, substantial" first recorded mid-15c.; of persons, "standing firm and true to one's principles" from 1620s.

双语例句


1. He's a staunch supporter of controls on government spending.
他坚决支持控制政府开支。

来自柯林斯例句

2. Tom tried to staunch the blood with his handkerchief.
汤姆试图用手帕来止血。

来自柯林斯例句

3. He is a staunch supporter of amateurism.
他是业余主义的坚定支持者。

来自柯林斯例句

4. a staunch supporter of the monarchy
坚定地拥护君主制的人

来自《权威词典》

5. They tried to staunch the flow of blood.