demise

英 [dɪ'maɪz] 美 [dɪ'maɪz]
  • n. 死亡,终止;转让;传位
  • vt. 遗赠;禅让
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demise “地埋尸”→死亡
2. dismiss => demise.
3. Demise:底埋之。埋在地底----死亡;低卖之,折价卖出----财产转让。
demise 死亡

de-, 向下,离开。-mis, 送出,词源同mission. 委婉语。

demise
demise: see dismiss
demise (n.)
mid-15c., from Middle French demise, fem. past participle of démettre "dismiss, put away," from des- "away" (from Latin dis-) + Middle French mettre "put," from Latin mittere "let go, send" (see mission). Originally "transfer of estate by will," meaning extended 1754 to "death" because that's when this happens.
1. His demise is as shrouded in mystery as ever.
他的死亡一直笼罩着神秘色彩。

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2. I agree that the demise of London zoo would be terrible.
我也认为如果伦敦动物园不复存在的话那真是太糟糕了。

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3. He praised the union's aims but predicted its early demise.
他赞扬协会的目标,但预期这一协会很快会消亡.

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4. The war brought about the industry's sudden demise.
战争道致这个行业就这么突然垮了.

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5. The demise of the industry has caused untold misery to thousands of hard-working tradesmen.
该行业的没落给数以千计辛苦经营的商贩带来了难言的苦楚。

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