militate

英 ['mɪlɪteɪt] 美 ['mɪlɪtet]
  • vi. 有影响;产生作用
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militate 动武,妨碍,阻止

来自拉丁语militare,当兵,战斗,来自miles,战士,词源同military.引申词义动武,妨碍,阻止等。

militate (v.)
1620s, "to serve as a soldier" (now rare), from Latin militatum, past participle of militare "serve as a soldier," from miles "soldier" (see military (adj.)). Sense developed via "conflict with," to "be evidence" for or against (1640s). Related: Militated; militating.
1. We can never promise to sail anywhere in particular, because the weather might militate against it.
天有不测风云,所以我们永远都无法保证会航行到哪个地方。

来自柯林斯例句

2. Two factors may well militate against these benefits.
有两个因素会妨碍这种“有益性”的产业.

来自辞典例句

3. This would certainly militate against good bonding between the resin matrix and the glass.
这当然会影响树脂基体与玻璃间的良好粘结.

来自辞典例句

4. Increased costs militate against further enlargement of the buildings.
成本的增加影响了建筑物的进一步扩建.

来自互联网

5. Several factors combined to militate against the success of our plan.
好几个因素合并在一起不利于我们计画的成功.

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