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nest

noun [C] (HOME)     /nest/
a structure built by birds or insects to leave their eggs in to develop, and by some other animals to give birth or live in (鸟类或昆虫的)窝,巢;某些动物的穴 a bird's nest 鸟巢 a wasps'/hornets' nest 黄蜂/马蜂窝 a rat's nest 鼠穴 Cuckoos are famous for laying their eggs in the nests of other birds. 杜鹃以在其他鸟的窝巢里下蛋而闻名。 The alligators build their nests out of grass near the water's edge. 短吻鳄在水边用草给自己搭窝。 Animal dwellings - naturalAnimal Dwellings - man-made
a comfortable home 舒适的居所,安乐窝 when the children grow up and leave the nest 当孩子们长大后离开安乐窝 Home
a place where something unpleasant or unwanted has developed (坏事滋生的)温床,窟 The diplomats have been sent home because their embassy has become a nest of spies and espionage. 外交官们被遣送回国,因为他们的大使馆已经沦为间谍窝。 Unpleasant placesPlaces and locations
Translations of “nest”
in Arabic عُش…
in Korean 둥지…
in Malaysian sarang…
in French nid…
in Turkish kuş yuvası, yuva…
in Italian nido…
in Chinese (Traditional) 家, (鳥類或昆蟲的)窩,巢, (某些動物的)穴…
in Russian гнездо…
in Polish gniazdo…
in Vietnamese tổ chim…
in Spanish nido…
in Portuguese ninho…
in Thai รังนก…
in German das Nest…
in Catalan niu…
in Japanese (鳥などの)巣…
in Indonesian sarang…
(Definition of nest noun (HOME) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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