Translation of "scent" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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scentnoun

uk /sent/ us /sent/

B2 [ C ] a pleasant natural smell

香味
the scent of roses 玫瑰的香味

[ C ] a smell produced by an animal that acts as a signal to other animals

(动物的)臭迹
The hounds had lost the scent of the fox near the river. 猎狗在河边闻不到狐狸的臭迹了。

[ C or U ] a pleasant-smelling liquid that people put on their skin

香水
a bottle of scent 一瓶香水
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scentverb [ T ]

uk /sent/ us /sent/

If an animal scents something or someone, it knows that person or thing is there because it can smell it, him, or her.

(动物)嗅出,闻到

If a person scents something, they have a feeling that they are about to experience it.

觉察出;预感到
Halfway through the game, the team could already scent victory. 打了半场以后,这个球队已经能预感到要获胜了。

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