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litany

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈlɪt.ən.i/
a long Christian prayer in which the priest speaks some parts and the other people at the ceremony speak other parts
连祷文,总祷文
Religious ceremonies and prayers
a litany of sth a long list of unpleasant things, especially things that are repeated
一连串(反复发生的不愉快的事情)
The manufacturers are reported to have received a litany of complaints from dissatisfied customers.
据报道制造商已经收到了顾客一连串不满意的投诉。
Order and sequenceSimultaneous and consecutive
Translations of “litany”
in Spanish letanía…
in Chinese (Traditional) 連禱文,總禱文…
(Definition of litany from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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