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temptation

noun
 
 
/tempˈteɪ.ʃən/
[C or U] the wish to do or have something which you know you should not do or have
引诱;诱惑
[+ to infinitive] As a young actress, she managed to resist the temptation to move to Hollywood.
作为一名年轻的女演员,她抵制住了前往好莱坞的诱惑。
Feelings of desire
[C] something that makes you want to do or have something that you know you should not
很有诱惑力的事物
He knew it was wrong to steal, but the money just lying there was too great a temptation.
他知道偷盗是不对的,但钱就摆在那儿,对他的诱惑实在太大了。
Attracting and temptingAttractiveSexual attraction
Translations of “temptation”
in Korean 유혹…
in Arabic إغْراء…
in Portuguese tentação…
in Catalan temptació…
in Japanese 誘惑, 衝動…
in Italian tentazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 引誘, 誘惑, 很有誘惑力的事物…
in Russian соблазн, искушение…
in Turkish karşıkonulamaz istek, şeytana uyma, tahrik…
in Polish pokusa…
(Definition of temptation from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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