depredation

 
[ˌdeprə'deɪʃn]     [ˌdeprə'deɪʃn]    
  • n. 掠夺;破坏、蹂躏
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depredation的英文翻译是什么意思,词典释义与在线翻译:

英英释义

Noun:
  1. an act of plundering and pillaging and marauding

  2. (usually plural) a destructive action;

    "the ravages of time"
    "the depredations of age and disease"

depredation的用法和样例:

例句

用作名词 (n.)
  1. Most southern towns have suffered from the reckless depredation of the armed gang.
    大多数南方城镇都遭受过这帮武装匪徒的鲁蛮掠夺。
  2. Even so, they might not be so vulnerable to human depredation if they did not, like humans, reproduce so slowly.
    尽管如此,如果它们不像人类一样繁殖如此缓慢,它们对人类的掠夺也不会如此无能为力。

经典引文

  • The beautiful stained glass..had not survived the depredations of the Parliamentary troops.

    出自: A. Fraser
  • War and depredation may have raged up and down the coast.

    出自: A. Brookner

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