firm

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[fɜ:m]
[fɜ:rm]

adj.

vt.& vi.

n.

adv.

vt.

vi.

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  • 公司;
  • 紧肤;
  • 家公司;
  • 坚定的
1. Choose a soft, medium or firm mattress to suit their individual needs.
针对他们各人不同的需要挑选柔软、软硬适中或者坚硬的床垫。

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2. An oil executive swindled £50,000 out of his firm.
一名石油公司主管从其公司骗取了5万英镑。

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3. "But Peter, it's not that simple," Goldstone countered in a firm voice.
“但是,彼得,事情并非那么简单,”戈德斯通语气坚决地驳斥道。

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4. Why should a successful company allow another firm to pick its brains?
为什么一个成功的企业就得允许别的公司来讨教呢?

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5. The council is standing firm against the barrage of protest.
委员会面对接二连三的抗议拒不让步。

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1. N-COUNT 商号;商行;公司 A firm is an organization which sells or produces something or which provides a service which people pay for. 
  • The firm's employees were expecting large bonuses.

    这家公司的雇员期待着发放大笔奖金。

  • ...a firm of heating engineers.

    供暖工程公司

2. ADJ-GRADED 坚固的;坚硬的;结实的 If something is firm, it does not change much in shape when it is pressed but is not completely hard. 
  • Fruit should be firm and in excellent condition...

    水果应该硬实完好。

  • Choose a soft, medium or firm mattress to suit their individual needs.

    针对他们各人不同的需要挑选柔软、软硬适中或者坚硬的床垫。

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  • Vegetables should retain some firmness and should not be soggy and waterlogged.

    蔬菜应保持一定的硬挺度,不应潮乎乎的浸透了水。

3. ADJ-GRADED 稳固的;牢固的 If something is firm, it does not shake or move when you put weight or pressure on it, because it is strongly made or securely fastened. 
  • If you have to climb up, use a firm platform or a sturdy ladder.

    如果非要爬上去,就踩在一个稳固的台子上或者找把结实的梯子。

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  • The front door is locked and all the windows are firmly shut.

    前门锁上了,所有窗户都关严了。

4. ADJ-GRADED (抓握或动作)强有力的,使上劲的 If someone's grip is firm or if they perform a physical action in a firm way, they do it with quite a lot of force or pressure but also in a controlled way. 
  • The quick handshake was firm and cool...

    短暂的握手有力沉稳。

  • He managed to grasp the metal, get a firm grip of it and heave his body upwards.

    他设法牢牢抓住了那个金属物,把整个身子往上提。

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  • he held me firmly by the elbow and led me to my aisle seat.

    他紧紧抓住我的胳膊肘,把我领到靠过道的座位上。

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  • Tim stretched out a hand in apology and was comforted by the firmness with which Marc gripped it.

    蒂姆伸出手来表示道歉,而马克紧紧地握住了它,这令蒂姆安下了心。

5. ADJ-GRADED (人)坚定的,坚决的,强势的 If you describe someone as firm, you mean they behave in a way that shows that they are not going to change their mind, or that they are the person who is in control. 
  • She had to be firm with him. 'I don't want to see you again.'...

    她不得不对他狠下心来:“我不想再见到你。”

  • Perhaps they need the guiding hand of a firm father figure.

    也许他们需要一个父亲般严格的指引者。

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  • 'A good night's sleep is what you want,' he said firmly.

    “你现在需要好好睡一晚上,”他不容分辩地说。

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  • ...a manner that combines friendliness with compassion and firmness.

    兼具友善、怜悯与坚定的态度

6. ADJ-GRADED (决定或意见)确定的,不会更改的 A firm decision or opinion is definite and unlikely to change. 
  • He made a firm decision to leave Fort Multry by boat...

    他打定主意乘船离开穆尔特里堡。

  • It is my firm belief that an effective partnership approach between police and the public is absolutely necessary.

    我坚信警民之间进行有效合作是绝对必要的。

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  • Political values and opinions are firmly held, and can be slow to change...

    政治价值观和政见根深蒂固,要改变可能得花上很长时间。

  • He is firmly convinced that it is vital to do this.

    他坚信做这件事至关重要。

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  • What's impressed me has been his considerable firmness of purpose.

    令我印象深刻的是他对目标的坚定不移。

7. ADJ-GRADED (证据或信息)确切的,确实的,确凿的 Firm evidence or information is based on facts and so is likely to be true. 
  • This man may have killed others but unfortunately we have no firm evidence...

    这名男子可能还杀害过其他人,只可惜我们没有确凿的证据。

  • There's unlikely to be firm news about the convoy's progress for some time.

    一段时间内都不大可能会有关于车队行进情况的确切消息。

8. ADJ-GRADED (控制、基础、位置等)坚实的,不可动摇的 You use firm to describe control or a basis or position when it is strong and unlikely to be ended or removed. 
  • Although the Yakutians are a minority, they have firm control of the territory...

    尽管雅库特人是少数民族,但他们却牢牢地掌控着这块版图。

  • The company, a household name in the States, has a firm foothold in the British market.

    这家美国国内家喻户晓的公司在英国市场上站稳了脚跟。

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  • This tradition is also firmly rooted in the past...

    这个传统同样深深地植根于过去。

  • It placed reggae music firmly in the mainstream of world culture.

    它使得雷鬼音乐在世界主流文化中占据了不可动摇的一席之地。

9. ADJ-GRADED 忠实的;忠贞的;牢靠的 If people are firm friends, they have been close friends for a long time and their friendship is likely to continue. 
  • The couple met about two years ago and soon became firm friends.

    这对夫妇大约两年前相遇,很快就成了知交。

10. ADJ-GRADED (价格、价值、货币等)坚挺的,稳定的,居高不下的 If a price, value, or currency is firm, it is not decreasing in value or amount. 
  • Cotton prices remain firm and demand is strong...

    棉花价格始终保持坚挺,需求旺盛。

  • The shares held firm at 280p...

    股价稳稳地维持在280便士。

  • Firm prices and stability will allow both producers and consumers to plan confidently.

    价格的居高不下和市场的稳定将使制造商与消费者都能满怀信心地制订计划。

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  • ...the firmness of the dollar against other currencies.

    美元对其他货币的坚挺

11. VERB (在植物周围)压,培(土) If you firm soil around a plant, you press it so that it is fairly solid rather than loose. 
  • Firm more soil over the roots and water thoroughly.

    在根上再多培些土,用水浇透。

12. PHRASE 坚定不移;坚持己见;拒不让步 If someone stands firm, they refuse to change their mind about something. 
  • The council is standing firm against the barrage of protest...

    委员会面对接二连三的抗议拒不让步。

  • The President has appealed to his European partners to stand firm on the issue.

    总统已经呼吁其欧洲伙伴在此问题上站稳立场。

13. PHRASAL VERB-ERG (使)更坚固;(使)更坚硬;(使)更结实 If you firm up something or if it firms up, it becomes firmer and more solid. 
  • This treatment helps tone the body, firm up muscles and tighten the skin...

    该治疗有助于强身健体、紧致皮肤。

  • I now go swimming five times a week, which helps firm me up...

    我现在每周游5次泳,这对强身健体很有益处。

  • The mixture will seem too wet at this stage, but it will firm up when chilled.

    混合物在此阶段看起来会非常湿,但冷却后就会坚硬起来。

14. PHRASAL VERB-ERG (使)更明确;(使)更强化;(使)确切 If you firm something up or if it firms up, it becomes clearer, stronger, or more definite. 
  • Looking to the future, the Government will firm up their plans for a cleaner, greener, safer Britain...

    展望未来,政府将更加明确其计划,建设一个更清洁、更环保、更安全的英国。

  • The ground rules have been firmed up...

    基本原则已得到进一步强化。

  • At least the bank situation had firmed up.

    至少银行的形势已经更加明朗了。

15. PHRASAL VERB 使(价格、价值等)保持坚挺(或稳定) If a financial institution firms up the price or value of something, they take action to protect and maintain its price or value. 
  • OPEC has agreed to freeze its global oil production slightly in order to firm up crude prices.

    石油输出国组织已同意对全球石油生产稍加冻结,以稳定原油价格。

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adj.

1. 结实的, 坚硬的, 牢固的

  • The runner has firm muscles.
  • 那个赛跑运动员有一身结实的肌肉。
  • His muscles are very firm.
  • 他的肌肉很结实。
  • This wet ground is not firm enough to walk on.
  • 这块湿地不够坚实, 不能在上面走。

2. 坚定不移的, 矢志不渝的

  • Our offer was met with a firm refusal.
  • 我们的报价被坚决拒绝。

3. 强有力的; 坚信

  • He kept a firm hold on my arm as he helped me over the fence.
  • 他有力地拉着我的手臂, 帮我越过栅栏。
  • I'm a firm believer in always telling the truth.
  • 我坚信应该总说真话。

4. ( 行为、处境或理解)牢牢控制的;严格的;掌握的

5. ( 货币等)坚挺的

6. ( 股票、物价等)坚挺;稳步上涨

7. 始终如一的,永恒不变的;坚贞的;坚定的,坚强的;不屈不挠的

8. 肯定的,断定的;最终的;严格的;(法律上)正式签订的

vt. & vi.

1. (使)坚硬[稳固]

  • The jelly firmed quickly.
  • 果冻迅速坚硬起来。
  • He reshuffled the cabinet to firm his government.
  • 他重新改组内阁以强化其政府。
n.

1. 公司, 商行

  • The firm has agreed to give me a two weeks' holiday.
  • 公司已经同意给我两个星期的假。

2. (价格稳定的)市场

3. 【商业】实盘

4. 工作小组(尤指若干医生及其助手们组成的小组)

5. 球迷帮(一帮衣着时髦、鲁莽无知、常使用暴力的英国足球迷)

adv.

1. 坚定地;稳固地

vt.

1. 加强;进一步确定(或证实) (常与 up 连用)

vi.

1. (物价等)回升

  • After a long decline, prices are firming again.
  • 在长期跌落之后,物价又开始回升。
Noun

1. members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments;

  • "he worked for a brokerage house"
Verb

1. become taut or tauter;

  • "Yur muscles will firm when you exercise regularly"
  • "the rope tautened"

2. make taut or tauter;

  • "tauten a rope"
Adjective

1. marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable;

  • "firm convictions"
  • "a firm mouth"
  • "steadfast resolve"
  • "a man of unbendable perseverence"
  • "unwavering loyalty"

2. not soft or yielding to pressure;

  • "a firm mattress"
  • "the snow was firm underfoot"
  • "solid ground"

3. strong and sure;

  • "a firm grasp"
  • "gave a strong pull on the rope"

4. not subject to revision or change;

  • "a firm contract"
  • "a firm offer"

5. (of especially a person's physical features) not shaking or trembling;

  • "his voice was firm and confident"
  • "a firm step"

6. not liable to fluctuate or especially to fall;

  • "stocks are still firm"

7. securely established;

  • "an established reputation"
  • "holds a firm position as the country's leading poet"

8. marked by the tone and resiliency of healthy tissue;

  • "firm muscles"

9. pleasingly firm and fresh and making a crunching noise when chewed;

  • "crisp carrot and celery sticks"
  • "a firm apple"
  • "crunchy lettuce"

10. securely fixed in place;

  • "the post was still firm after being hit by the car"

11. unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause;

  • "a firm ally"
  • "loyal supporters"
  • "the true-hearted soldier...of Tippecanoe"- Campaign song for William Henry Harrison
  • "fast friends"
Adverb

1. with resolute determination;

  • "we firmly believed it"
  • "you must stand firm"
法律
  • 1.企业
  • 2.公司

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Film Industry Reform Movement
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