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short

adjective (TIME) 時間     /ʃɔːt/ US  /ʃɔːrt/
being an amount of time which is less than average or usual 短的,短暫的 a short film/visit 短片/短暫的訪問 He's grown so much in such a short time. 他在如此短的時間裡長高了這麽多。 I work much better if I take a short break every hour or so. 如果每小時我都休息一小會兒,我的工作效率會高很多。 Short in timeTemporary
describes books, letters and other examples of writing that do not contain many words and do not take much time to read (書、信等)簡短的 It's a very short book - you'll read it in an hour. 這是一本篇幅很短的書——你一個小時就能讀完。 Not saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot being friendlyDigressing and being indirect or evasive
shortness     /ˈʃɔːt.nəs/ US  /ˈʃɔːrt-/ noun [U]
shortness of time 時間的短暫 The disease may cause sweating, nausea, vomiting and shortness of breath (= difficulties in breathing). 該疾病可能引起發冷汗、噁心、嘔吐以及呼吸困難。 Breathing and stopping breathingShort in timeTemporaryWeighing and measuringLow, short and shallowWeighing and measuring
(Definition of short adjective (TIME) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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