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redoubt

noun [C]
 
 
/rɪˈdaʊt/
formal something which holds or defends a belief or a way of life, especially one that is disappearing or threatened
(尤指即将消失或受到威胁的信仰或生活方式的)安全藏身处,堡垒,据点
He described British public schools as "the last redoubt of upper-class privilege".
他称英国私立公学为“上层阶级特权的最后堡垒”。
Things remaining
specialized a small, often hidden, building in which soldiers can hide themselves while they are fighting
防御工事;掩体
FortificationsPlaces involved in military activity
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