2017年3月30日 星期四

pro-, jettison, lanyard, prostration, safeguard free expression

Net Neutrality Is Trump's Next Target, Administration Says

By STEVE LOHR

The White House said its next move to deregulate broadband service would be to jettison the Obama administration's net neutrality rules, which were intended to safeguard free expression online.


He lay on his front in silence for some minutes
The 79-year-old pontiff was helped to the ground of the ornate church…
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Li's statement comes amid steadily improving ties between Taiwan and the mainland. Since coming into office 13 months ago, President Ma Ying-jeou has jettisoned his predecessor's pro-independence policies, in favor of much greater political and economic engagement with China.



With appliance sales getting hit by the slowing U.S. economy and the housing bust, jettisoning the business could help GE reach its long-term goal of boosting profits by at least 10% annually.

在美國經濟放緩以及住房市場危機的雙重打壓下﹐家電銷售行情受到負面影響﹐此時選擇剝離?家電業務將有助於通用電氣實現其利潤每年至少增長10%的長期目標。


Office Networking, by the Numbers
To get a sense of what this approach looks like, consider the Hitachi Business Microscope—a gadget about the size of a company ID badge that workers wear on a lanyard around their neck.


Different degrees of bowing and prostration, here drawn fromEastern Orthodox religious liturgical use

prostration :伏地禮;俯身致敬。

lanyard

Syllabification: (lan·yard)
Pronunciation: /ˈlanyərd/
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noun

  • a rope threaded through a pair of deadeyes, used to adjust the tension in the rigging of a sailing vessel.
  • a cord passed around the neck, shoulder, or wrist for holding a knife, whistle, or similar object.

Origin:

late Middle English lanyer, in the general sense 'a short length of rope or line for securing something', from Old French laniere. The change in the ending in the 17th century was due to association with yard1


[名]
1 《海事》
(1) ラニヤード, 締め綱.
(2) (笛やナイフをつるす)細ひも.
2 《軍事》(大砲発射用の)引き綱.
3 《米国軍》(勲章を示す)色ひも;銃ひも.

pro-1

Syllabification: (pro-)
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prefix

  • favoring; supporting:pro-choice pro-life
  • denoting motion forward, out, or away:proceed propel prostrate

Origin:

from Latin pro 'in front of, on behalf of, instead of, on account of'

pro-2

Syllabification: (pro-)
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prefix

  • before in time, place, order, etc.:proactive prognosis program

Origin:

from Greek pro 'before'



jettison 
verb [T]
1 to get rid of something or someone that is not wanted or needed:
The station has jettisoned educational broadcasts.

2 to decide not to use an idea or plan:
We've had to jettison our holiday plans because of David's accident.

3 to throw goods, fuel or equipment from a ship or aircraft to make it lighter:
The captain was forced to jettison the cargo and make an emergency landing.

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