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trough

verb [T] [I] (LOW LEVEL) /trɒf/ US  /trɑːf/ informal
to reach a low level, price before going up again: The economy troughed six months ago and is now growing again.Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong trougher
 
 
noun [C] informal
someone who eats a lot of food very quickly
大吃者;饕餮者,狼吞虎嚥的人(非常快地吃大量食物的人)
EatingBiting, chewing and swallowing
(Definition of trough verb (LOW LEVEL) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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