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backwater

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈbæk.wɔː.tər/ US  /-wɑː.t̬ɚ/
a part of a river where the water does not flow
死水,回水,滯水
We tied the boat up in a quiet backwater overnight.
我們在一個靜水處把船繫好後過夜。
Parts of watercourses
disapproving a place which is not influenced by new ideas or events that happen in other places, and which does not change
與世隔絕的地方;落後的地方
He grew up in a rural backwater.
他在落後的鄉村長大。
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Translations of “backwater”
in Chinese (Simplified) 死水,回水,滞水, 与世隔绝的地方, 闭塞的地方…
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