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shear

verb (CUT)
剪切
 
 
/ʃɪər/ US  /ʃɪr/ (sheared, sheared or shorn)
[T] to cut the wool off a sheep
給(羊)剪(羊毛)
The farmer taught her how to shear sheep.
那個農夫教了她如何剪羊毛。
Cutting and stabbingAnimal farming - general words
[T] to cut the hair on a person's head close to the skin, especially without care
(尤指草率地)剃光(頭髮)
He recalled the humiliation of having his hair shorn and exchanging his clothes for the prison uniform.
他記起了曾被剃光頭、被迫換上囚服的恥辱。
Cutting and stabbingCare for the hair
be shorn of sth to have something taken away from you
被剝奪,被奪去
The ex-President, although shorn of his official powers, still has influence.
前總統雖然被剝奪了權力,但是仍有影響力。
Taking things away from someone or somewhereRemoving and getting rid of things
shearing
 
 
/ˈʃɪə.rɪŋ/ US  /ˈʃɪr.ɪŋ/ noun [U]
sheep shearing
剪羊毛
Cutting and stabbingAnimal farming - general words
(Definition of shear verb (CUT) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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