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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “drift”

drift

noun (MOVEMENT)
活动
 
 
/drɪft/
[C] a pile of snow or something similar, formed by the wind
(风吹积而成的)一堆(雪)
The snow lay in deep drifts.
到处是风吹起来的厚厚的雪堆。
Snow and iceCold
[S or U] a general development or change in a situation
局势变化
The downward drift in copper prices looks set to continue.
铜价下跌的趋势看来注定还要持续下去。
Change and changes
(Definition of drift noun (MOVEMENT) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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