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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “axe”

axe

noun [C] (US also ax)
 
 
/æks/
a tool used for cutting wood and which consists of a heavy iron or steel blade at the end of a long wooden handle
斧,斧子
Julian used an axe to chop down the old apple tree.
朱利安用斧子砍倒了那棵老苹果树。
ToolsGardening tools
the axe UK (US also the ax) when someone loses their job
解雇;裁员;开除
Over 500 staff are facing the axe at the Nottingham factory.
在诺丁汉的工厂,500多位员工面临被解雇的命运。
Firing staff and being fired
get the axe UK When a service or plan gets the axe, it is stopped or prevented from happening
(业务、计划等)被取消,被撤销,被砍掉
Religious programmes will be the first to get the axe if she's put in charge of the station.
如果她负责电台工作,宗教节目将首先被砍掉。
Starting, succeeding and failing in business
(Definition of axe noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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