2016年2月21日 星期日

schism, overdue, summons

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By HARRIET A. WASHINGTON The American Medical Association’s apology to the nation’s black physicians remains pertinent, if long overdue.


Those seeing Elizabeth Vigée Le Brun's work for the first time will be impressed by her skill and sensibility—and wonder why they have not met her sooner

For much of her life, Elizabeth Vigée Le Brun was celebrated. After her…
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Givhan said she never received the overdue notices from the library, reports the local Daily News.
吉芙瀚說,她從未收到圖書館的逾期未還通知,當地的每日新聞報報導說。
That meant she didn’t know anything about then three overdue item notices-or the court summons which led to a £165 fine.
這意味她對三本逾期未還書通知—或者導致165英鎊罰金的法院傳票一無所知。
overdue Show phonetics
adjective 過期的、延誤的
not done or happening when expected or when needed; late:
My library books are a week overdue.
The baby is two weeks overdue (= The baby was expected to be born two weeks ago).
Changes to the tax system are long overdue.
She feels she's overdue for promotion.

summon (ORDER) Show phonetics
verb [T]
to order someone to come to or be present at a particular place, or to officially arrange a meeting of people:
General Rattigan summoned reinforcements to help resist the attack.
HUMOROUS I'm afraid I'll have to go - I'm being summoned by my wife.
On July 20th, the council was summoned to hear an emergency report on its finances.


adj.
  1. Being unpaid when due: an overdue bill.
  2. Coming or arriving after the scheduled or expected time: an overdue train.
    1. Expected or required but not yet having come about.
    2. Being something that should have occurred earlier. See synonyms at tardy.


summons Show phonetics
noun [C]
1 an order to come and see someone:

  1. 傳喚,召喚;(議會等的)召集(會)
  2. 我應召急忙前去幫助我的朋友。

I sat outside the boss's office awaiting my summons.

2 LEGAL an official demand to appear in a court of law:━━ n., vt. 【法】召喚(状), 呼出し(状); 召集; 【法】法廷に召喚する, 呼出す.

  1. (法院的)傳票
  2. 法庭傳喚這年輕人出庭。
    他因超速行駛而被傳訊。

Mr Clarke's insurance company had issued a summons for unpaid mortgage repayments.



overdue Show phonetics
adjective
not done or happening when expected or when needed; late:
My library books are a week overdue.
The baby is two weeks overdue (= The baby was expected to be born two weeks ago).
Changes to the tax system are long overdue.
She feels she's overdue for promotion.

over・due


━━ a. (支払い)期限の過ぎた; 延着した; 超過した; 遅れた.

schism Show phonetics
noun [C]
a division into two groups caused by a disagreement about ideas, especially in a religious organization:
a schism in/within the ChurchGreat Schism:大分裂:指十一世紀東西方教會的大分裂。

schism


━━ n. 分裂; (教会の)分立, 分派; 宗派分立罪.
schis・mat・ic
 ━━ a., n. 分裂の; (教会)分立(罪)の; 分立論者.




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Several independent experts, however, said that the increases were long overdue, noting that some agencies had been using the same values for more than a decade without adjusting for inflation. One office at the E.P.A. cut the value of life in 2004.