Translation of "cocoon" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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cocoonnoun

uk /kəˈkuːn/ us /kəˈkuːn/

cocoon noun (COVER)

[ C ] the covering made of soft, smooth threads that surrounds and protects particular insects during the pupa stage as they develop into adult form

茧;卵袋

cocoon noun (PROTECTED PLACE)

[ C usually singular ] a safe, quiet place

安全宁静的地方;避风港
the warm, safe cocoon of childhood 童年生活的温馨安逸、备受呵护

cocoonverb [ T usually passive ]

uk /kəˈkuːn/ us /kəˈkuːn/

to protect someone or something from pain or an unpleasant situation

给…加上保护层,将…裹住
As a student you're cocooned against/from the real world. 作为一名学生,你处在与现实世界隔离的环境之中。

(Translation of “cocoon” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)