英 [ ˈpreʃəs ] 美 [ ˈprɛʃəs ]

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  • adj.

    宝贵的,珍贵的; 贵重的; 矫揉造作的; 可爱的,宝贝的

  • adv.

    <口>很,非常

  • n.

    珍爱的人; 可爱的人

  • 变形

    比较级: more precious 最高级: most precious


Precious
  • 释义

    [人名] 普雷舍斯,普雷舍丝(女名)

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  • 双语例句
  • 权威例句
  • 句式用法
1.

Precious few homebuyers will notice any reduction in their monthly repayments.

极少数购房者会注意到他们月还款额的减少。

2.

The banks have had precious little to celebrate recently.

银行最近没几件值得庆贺的事。

3.

After four months in foreign parts, every hour at home was precious.

在国外呆了4个月后,在家的每一刻都是宝贵的。

1.

Most of these precious babies are also undeniably cute.

来自BBC

2.

This article only demonstrates how precious it really is.

来自SA

3.

Well, there was precious little danger of that!

来自NEWYORKER

1.

He poured a few drops of the precious liquid into the glass.

他往杯子里倒了几滴这种珍贵的液体。

来自《权威词典》

2.

That old toy is my most precious possession.

那个旧玩具是我最珍爱的家产。

来自《权威词典》

3.

He is a precious fool.

他是个十足的傻瓜。

来自《权威词典》

  • 柯林斯高阶英汉双解学习词典
1

ADJ-GRADED 宝贵的;珍贵的;贵重的 If you say that something such as a resource is precious, you mean that it is valuable and should not be wasted or used badly.

After four months in foreign parts, every hour at home was precious...

在国外呆了4个月后,在家的每一刻都是宝贵的。

A family break allows you to spend precious time together...

家庭度假会让你们一起度过宝贵的时光。

Water is becoming an increasingly precious resource.

水正成为日益珍贵的资源。

2

ADJ-GRADED 珍奇的;珍稀的 Precious objects and materials are worth a lot of money because they are rare.

...jewellery and precious objects belonging to her mother.

她妈妈的珠宝和珍奇物品

3

ADJ-GRADED 值得珍视的;可贵的;重要的 If something is precious to you, you regard it as important and do not want to lose it.

Her family's support is particularly precious to Josie...

家庭的支持对乔茜来说尤为可贵。

Mary left her most precious possession — a small bookcase — to her niece.

玛丽把她最珍视的财产——一个小书架,留给了她的侄女。

4

ADJ 宝贝似的(强调对别人珍视的东西表示厌恶) People sometimes use precious to emphasize their dislike for things which other people think are important.

ADJ n emphasis INFORMAL 非正式

You don't care about anything but yourself and your precious face.

你什么都不关心,除了你自己和你那张娇贵的脸。

5

ADJ-GRADED 矫揉造作的;一本正经的 If you describe someone as precious, you mean that they behave in a formal and unnatural way.

disapproval

Actors, he decided, were too precious and neurotic.

他认定演员们太做作,并且都神经兮兮的。

6

PHRASE 一点点;极少 If you say that there is precious little of something, you are emphasizing that there is very little of it, and that it would be better if there were more. Precious few has a similar meaning.

emphasis

The banks have had precious little to celebrate recently...

银行最近没几件值得庆贺的事。

Precious few homebuyers will notice any reduction in their monthly repayments.

极少数购房者会注意到他们月还款额的减少。

  • 英汉双向大词典
A

adj.

1

宝贵的, 珍贵的, 贵重的, 珍爱的

He has sent me most precious gifts.

他送给我极其珍贵的礼物。

Each life is precious.

生命都是宝贵的。

2

矫揉造作的

She was a precious, old-fashioned lady in her 90's.

她是一个90多岁的、过分讲究的旧式老太太。

B

adv.

1

〈口〉很, 非常

Precious few people can afford prices like that.

没有什么人出得起那个价钱。

  • 英英释义
A

Adjective

1

1. characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for;

  • " "a cherished friend" "
  • " "children are precious" "
  • " "a treasured heirloom" "
  • " "so good to feel wanted" "
2

2. of high worth or cost;

  • " "diamonds, sapphires, rubies, and emeralds are precious stones" "
3

3. obviously contrived to charm;

  • " "an insufferably precious performance" "
  • " "a child with intolerably cute mannerisms" "
B

Adverb

1

1. extremely;

  • " "there is precious little time left" "
  • 行业释义
  • 水产
  • 1.珍稀濒危水生野生动物
  • 2.rare and endangered aquatic animal 在自然水域中生息繁衍,有重要科学价值、经济价值或生态价值,种群数量稀少,且濒临灭绝的水生野生动物。
  • 词组搭配

常用词组

A

precious little/few

1

extremely little or few (used for emphasis) 极少的(用作强调)

police still know precious little about the dead man.

警察对那死去的男子仍然所知无几。

  • 词根词缀

词根: preci =value,表示"价值,估价"

A

adj.

1

appreciable 可估价的;可察觉的

ap加强+preci价值,估价+able能……的→adj.可估价的;可察觉的

2

appreciative 感谢的,赞赏的

appreciate[v.欣赏]+ive……的→adj.感谢的,赞赏的

3

precious 珍贵的,贵重的

preci价值,估价+ous……的→有价值的

B

n.

1

depreciation 折旧,价值下降

depreciate[v.贬低,贬值]+ion表名词→n.折旧,价值下降

C

v.

1

appreciate 欣赏

ap一再+preci价值+ate表动词→一再给价→欣赏

2

depreciate 贬低,贬值

de去掉+preci价值,估价+ate表动词→去掉价值→贬值

  • 同反义词

2. 

A

adj.

1

贵重的;宝贵的

2. 

  • 同义词辨析
1

valuable, precious 这两个形容词均含"贵重的,有价值的"之意。

  • valuable: 指有相当价值,可高价出售的,或有用、有益的东西。
  • precious: 指因稀罕、不易得到而很值钱,或因本身的品质而具有极大的价值。
  • 百科

precious,英语单词,主要义项是珍贵宝贵。有同名的歌曲由日本歌手伊藤由奈演唱,以及同名的美国电影。

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1

珍贵的

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2

宝贵的

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3

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4

珍贵

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Middle English: from Old French precios, from Latin pretiosus 'of great value', from pretium 'price'

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