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backwater

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈbæk.wɔː.tər/ US  /-wɑː.t̬ɚ/
a part of a river where the water does not flow
死水,回水,滞水
We tied the boat up in a quiet backwater overnight.
我们在一个静寂的回水处把船系好过夜。
Parts of watercourses
disapproving a place which is not influenced by new ideas or events that happen in other places, and which does not change
与世隔绝的地方;闭塞的地方
He grew up in a rural backwater.
他在闭塞落后的乡村长大。
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Translations of “backwater”
in Chinese (Traditional) 死水,回水,滯水, 與世隔絕的地方, 落後的地方…
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