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overlook

verb [T] (VIEW)
景色
 
 
/ˌəʊ.vəˈlʊk/ US  /ˌoʊ.vɚ-/
to provide a view of, especially from above
眺望;(尤指)俯瞰,俯视
Our hotel room overlooked the harbour.
从我们酒店的房间可眺望港口。
The house is surrounded by trees, so it's not overlooked at all (= it cannot be seen from any other buildings).
这栋房子四周绿树环绕,所以从其他建筑处根本看不到它。
Scenery and views
(Definition of overlook verb (VIEW) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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