CET6+ TEM4 IELTS TOEFL
- ultimatum (n.)
- "final demand," 1731, from Modern Latin, from Medieval Latin ultimatum "a final statement," noun use of Latin adjective ultimatum "last possible, final," neuter of ultimatus (see ultimate). The Latin plural ultimata was used by the Romans as a noun, "what is farthest or most remote; the last, the end." In slang c. 1820s, ultimatum was used for "the buttocks."
- 1. Next day the EU summit strengthened their ultimatum.
- 2. to issue an ultimatum
- 3. He gave me an ultimatum: either Tom had to leave, or me.
- 他向我发出了最后通牒: 不是汤姆离开, 就是我离开.
- 4. The ultimatum expires at noon tomorrow.
- 5. They delivered an ultimatum to that country.
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