高频词汇Unit 2词汇部分(1)
  arrangement[rendmnt]
  n.①[常pl.]安排,准备工作 all the travel arrangements旅行的一切安排②整理,排列,布置 the arrangement of the tables安排这些桌子③~(with sb.)to do sth.; ~(with sb.)(about/over sth.) 同意; 约定; 解决Appointments can be made by arrangement with my secretary.约见时间可以与我的秘书商定解决。
  真题例句:Researchers recruited 92 families from 11 child care centers before their children were a year old, interviewing each to establish income, level of education and child care arrangements.(2009.12阅读A)
  译文:研究人员从11个幼儿中心召集 92个家庭,他们的孩子都小于一岁,采访每个人并建立收入、教育水平以及幼儿护理安排。
  artificial[ɑtfl;ɑtfl]
  a.①人工的,人造的,人为的 artificial flowers假花②假的,矫揉造作的,模拟的 an artificial smile做作的笑容
  真题例句:According to Stokoe, sign language is an artificial language?(2004.6听力13题)
  译文:根据Stokoe(的观点),手语是一种人工语言吗?
  ashamed[emd]
  a.~(of sth./sb./oneself); ~(that…) 惭愧的,羞耻的,害臊的You should be ashamed of yourself for telling such lies.你应该为说这些谎话而感到羞耻。He felt too ashamed to ask for help.他不好意思请求帮助。
  assert[st]
  vt.①肯定地说,断言She asserted her innocence/that she was innocent.她坚称自己很清白(她是无辜的)。②维护,坚持assert one’s authority/independence坚持自己的权威性/独立性
  assemble[sembl;sembl]
  vi.集合,聚集The students assembled in the school garden.学生们在校园集合。vt.①集合,聚集,召集assemble evidence搜集证据②装配assemble the parts of a watch 装配表的零件
  真题例句:Everybody assembled in the hall where they were welcomed by the secretary.(2000.6词汇44题)
  译文:大家聚集在大厅里,秘书在此接待。
  assess[ses]
  vt.①对……进行估价,确定……的数额 assess the damage at 350 评定损害赔偿金为350英镑②估计、评定某事物的质量 I’d assess your chances as extremely low.我估计你成功的机会极微。<同根词/派生>assessment n.①确定,评定②评价,看法。
  真题例句:After a number of different tests and interviews with people who are familiar with the different cameras being assessed, our researchers recommend the Olympic BY model as the best autofocus camera available at the moment.(2005.1听写)
  译文:经过多次测试,并且采访了很多对正在评估的不同相机很熟悉的人,我们的研究人员推荐北京奥运会这一款是目前最好的。
  辨析access assess
  这两个词为一组形近易混词。
  ①access n. 接近,进入have free access to that swimming pool可以免费地进入游泳池
  ②assess v. 评估(财产,价值)The annual income of the employees in this company was assessed at$1000.这个公司的雇员的年收入为1000美元。
  assist[sst]
  v.&n.~(sb.)in/with sth.; ~(sb.)in doing sth.帮助; 援助; 协助Two men are assisting the police in their enquiries有两个人正在协助警方进行对他们的询问。<同根词/派生>assistance n.帮助,援助I can’t move this piano without assistance.没有人帮忙, 我可挪不动这架钢琴。assistant n.助手,助理,助教a.助理的,辅助的the assistant manager 副经理

  真题例句:He asked us to assist them in carrying through their plan.(2004.1词汇41题)
  译文:他要求我们协助他们执行其计划。
  associate[set,st]
  vt.(在思想上)把……联系在一起,使联合problems associated with cancer treatment 与治疗癌症有关的问题vi.~with结交,交往I don’t like you associating with such people.我不喜欢你和那些人混在一起。n.伙伴,同事,合伙人one’s business associates 业务合伙人a.副的associate director副主任
  真题例句:The numbers associated with identity theft are beginning to add up fast these days.(2007.6快速阅读)
  译文:最近,有关身份盗窃的案件正在迅速增多。
  常用短语associate sb./sth.with sth.把某人/某事与某事联系在一起
  be associated(with sb./sth.)与某人/某事有关


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