2009年10月27日 星期二

paraphrase, repeat, formalize, reiterate

Chip Designer ARM Posts Lower Profit
ARM Holdings reported a drop in third-quarter earnings, hurt by lower revenue during the difficult economic environment, and reiterated its full-year revenue guidance.


Beijing Formalizes Call for New Reserve Currency
Wall Street Journal - USA
BEIJING -- China's central bank reiterated its call for the creation of a new international currency that could replace currencies such as the dollar in ...


The latest recordings by a couple of popular country music acts will never hit the Billboard charts but, to paraphrase the title of a song from the movie -"Nashville"- it don’t worry them.

That’s because the recordings -- by the singer Phil Vassar and the group Little Big Town -- were made on behalf of Red Roof Inn, a leading budget lodging chain. As part of a campaign that began last week, the voices of Mr. Vassar and the members of Little Big Town can be heard when guests at Red Roof motels ask for wake-up calls or potential guests are placed on hold when calling to book rooms.


When speaking with them, be sure you have done enough research to be knowledgeable about a subject and paraphrase back what they have said to acknowledge that you understand their ideas. To raise problems with their argument, ask questions instead of challenging them.


To paraphrase W. Edwards Deming, 94% of all improvement is in the hands of top management (through policy changes, procedural changes, investments in ...


「repeated」的搜尋結果


re·it·er·ate (rē-ĭt'ə-rāt') pronunciation
tr.v., -at·ed, -at·ing, -ates.

To say or do again or repeatedly. See synonyms at repeat.

reiteration re·it'er·a'tion n.
reiterative re·it'er·a'tive (-ə-rā'tĭv, -ər-ə-tĭv) adj.
reiteratively re·it'er·a'tive·ly adv.
reiterator re·it'er·a'tor n.

TNE 「repeated」的搜尋結果


paraphrase Show phonetics
verb [I or T]
to repeat something written or spoken using different words, often in a humorous form or in a simpler and shorter form that makes the original meaning clearer








paraphrase Show phonetics
noun [C] restatement
She gave us a quick paraphrase of what had been said.


(パラフレーズ 4 [paraphrase]

(名)スル
(1)原文の語句を別のやさしい言葉に置き換えること。敷衍(ふえん)。意訳。
(2)ある楽曲を他の楽器の演奏用などに変形・編曲すること。また、その曲。敷衍曲。改編曲。)

formalize
tr.v., -ized, -iz·ing, -iz·es.
  1. To give a definite form or shape to.
    1. To make formal.
    2. To give formal standing or endorsement to; make official or legitimate by the observance of proper procedure.
formalizable for'mal·iz'a·ble adj.
formalization for'mal·i·za'tion (-mə-lĭ-zā'shən) n.
formalizer for'mal·iz'er n.

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repeat Show phonetics
verb
1 [T] to say or tell people something more than once:
Would you mind repeating what you just said?
Please don't repeat what I've just told you to anyone else.
[+ that] She repeated that she had no intention of standing for President.

2 [I or T] to happen, or to do something, more than once:
The test must be repeated several times.
This is an offer never to be repeated.
Johnny had to repeat a year/class at school.
[R] Some historians think that history repeats itself.

3 repeat yourself to say the same thing again, or the same things again and again:
His speech was dreadful - he just kept repeating himself.

repeat Show phonetics
noun [C]
1 when something happens or is done more than once:
All this is a repeat/a repeat performance of what happened last year.

2 a television or radio programme that is broadcast again:
There's nothing but repeats on television these days.

repeated Show phonetics
adjective
happening again and again:
repeated attempts/mistakes/warnings

repeatedly Show phonetics
adverb
many times:
He telephoned repeatedly, begging her to return.

repetition Show phonetics
noun [C or U]
when you repeat something:
His books are full of repetition and useless information.

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