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"quixotic" in British English

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quixoticadjective

uk   /kwɪkˈsɒt.ɪk/  us   /-ˈsɑː.t̬ɪk/ literary
(Definition of quixotic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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quixoticadjective

 us   /kwɪkˈsɑt̬·ɪk/
literature having ​intentions or ​ideas that are ​admirable but not ​practical: Many ​think these ​attempts to make ​lawyersbehave are quixotic.
(Definition of quixotic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “quixotic”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不切实际的,异想天开的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不切實際的,異想天開的…
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