高频词汇Unit 2词汇部分(2)
  association[ssen]
  n.①协会,联盟,社团professional associations专业学会②联合,结合,交往his association with British people他和英国人的来往
  真题例句:Alarmed by this state of decay, the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association(JAMA)proceeded a comprehensive study of the market in 2006.(2009.6完形)
  译文:日本汽车制造商协会(JAMA)对这种衰败状况感到震惊,接着在2006年进行了市场的全面调查。
  assume[sjum]
  vt.①假定,假设,臆断It is/seems reasonable to assume(that)…假设/似乎……是合理的。②承担,担任,就职assume responsibility承担责任;assume office 就职 ③装作;装出;假装assume ignorance/indifference假装不知情、装作不在乎
  真题例句:The reasons why people don’t read newspapers are more complicated than assumed.(2002.6阅读1)
  译文:人们为什么不看报纸的原因比预想的要复杂。
  真题例句:People assume that office politics involves some manipulative(工于心计的)behavior.(2004.6阅读2)
  译文:人们认为办公室政治包括一些工于心计的行为。
  assure []
  vt.①sb.that…;~ sb./oneself(of sth.)明确地或有信心地告诉(某人); 向(某人)保证The dealer had assured me of its quality.经销商已经给我保证了它的质量。②使(某事物)确定; 确保Her success as an actress was now assured.她当演员很成功, 已毋庸置疑了。
  真题例句:Its makers say that should assure you wake up feeling refreshed every morning.(2006.6新题型完形69题)
  译文:制造商说,它会让你每天早上醒来时感觉神清气爽。
  辨析assure ensure
  这是一组形近词。
  ①assure n.使某人相信,向某人保证。搭配为:assure sb.of sth.或assure sb.that,assure safety of the operation 确保手术成功。
  ②ensure n.保证,确保。常用于ensure that…或ensure sth.(如:success, safety, supplies)句型。
  attain[ten]
  vt.达到,获得attain a position of power 获得权位<同根词/派生>attainable a.可获得; 可达到的; 可实现的attainment n.① 达到; 到达 ②(usu pl 通常作复数)成就;造诣
  真题例句:One must know how to attain happiness.(1998.6阅读3)
  译文:一个人必须知道怎样得到幸福。
  attack[tk]
  v.&n.①攻击,进攻,抨击make an attack on the enemy向敌人进攻;an attack on the Government’s policies 对政府政策的抨击②(疾病等)突然发作;袭击a heart attack 心脏病发作③对某事物奋力着手处理, 动手an allout attack on poverty全力着手解决贫困问题;to attack unemployment解决失业问题
  真题例句:In the wake of the Sept.11 attacks these questions have never seemed more pressing.(2006.6新题型阅读2)
  译文:9•11事件后,这些问题似乎变得前所未有的迫切。
  attract[trkt]
  vt.吸引,引起……的注意attract sb’s attention/interest引起某人的注意/兴趣
  真题例句:The chief purpose of rankings-conscious colleges in offering merit aid is to attract good students.(2009.12快速阅读)
  译文:在提供成绩援助方面进行大学排名的主要目的是吸引优秀学生。
  attraction[trkn]

  n.吸引,吸引力,具有吸引力的事物(或人)She felt a strong attraction to him.她感到他对她有强烈的吸引力。
  真题例句:The attraction for students might at first seem obvious。(2007.12阅读1)
  译文:对学生的吸引力,起初似乎是很明显的。
  attractive[trktv]
  a.吸引的,有吸引力的,引起注意的,迷人的 political movement that is attractive to young people吸引年轻人的政治运动
  真题例句:Television is an attractive medium for advertising because it delivers mass audiences to advertisers.(2008.6快速阅读)
  译文:电视是一个有吸引力的广告媒体,因为它给广告商带来众多的观众。


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