2017年3月15日 星期三

dire, custodian, safekeeping/ "safekeep", keepsake


Proposed cuts at NIH, DOE and EPA shock and alarm top doctors and…
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Fifty years ago, Foxfire began recording the disappearing traditions of Appalachia. The custodians of history live on in a new batch of high school students.
For 50 years, high school students in Rabun County have chronicled their…
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Rescued Turtles Return to the Gulf of Mexico
Turtles that were plucked from the Gulf for safekeeping during the massive oil spill are now returning to life in the wild.

  Iran Said to Ignore Effort to Salvage a Nuclear Deal
By DAVID E. SANGER
The Obama administration has told Iran in back-channel messages that it is willing to allow the country to send its enriched uranium to several nations for safekeeping.


 Many years later, when N. Platon manifested fresh interest in the ring, the priest reported that he had given it to his wife for safekeeping but she had lost it! Since then all traces of the ring were lost. The only information about the ring came from the copies made and a number of archaeological reports associated with those copies.

safekeeping
n.
The act of keeping safe or the state of being kept safe; protection.

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用例
Those papers are in safekeeping with him. それらの書類彼のところ保管されている.

The storage of assets or other items of value in a protected area.

Individuals may use self-directed methods of safekeeping or the services of a bank or brokerage firm. Financial institutions are custodians and are therefore legally responsible for the items in safekeeping.

Also known as "safekeep".


dire
ˈdʌɪə/
adjective
  1. 1.
    extremely serious or urgent.
    "misuse of drugs can have dire consequences"
  2. 2.
    BRITISHinformal
    of a very poor quality.
    "the concert was dire"


custodian
kʌˈstəʊdɪən/
noun
  1. a person who has responsibility for taking care of or protecting something.
    "the custodians of pension and insurance funds"
    • US
      a person employed to clean and maintain a building.
    • BRITISHhumorous
      a goalkeeper or wicketkeeper.

keepsake

アクセント・音節kéep・sàke
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