Oh Gosh! 變成Dr. 了, 8/1 開始PostDoc 工作。
別寄SOP過來了阿...真的沒時間改

 

 

 

 

 

precocious    (prɪˈkəʊʃəs)

pre-coc(~cook)-ious

adj.(ex.像是指兒童)在某方面早熟的, 較早具備某種能力的 [exhibiting mature qualities at an unusually early age]

  ex. a precocious child who could play the piano at the age of three.

 

字源:from præ-  "before" + coquere  "to ripen," lit. "to cook". Originally of flowers or fruits

 

 

 

 

precursor

pre-curs(run)-or

n.  [one that precedes and indicates the approach of another; A precursor of something is a similar thing that happened or existed before it, often something which led to the existence or development of that thing. ]

  ex. small disturbances that were precursors of the revolution to come

 

 

 

 

predecessor

pre(before)-de(down)-cess(go, yeild)-or

n.(職務或職位的)前任者 [one that precedes especially : a person who has previously occupied a position or office to which another has succeeded]

 

字源:pre(前),decessor(retiring official)

 

 

 

 

 

predator

n.捕食其他動物的動物; 食肉動物 [one that preys, destroys, or devours ]

 

字源:1922, from L. praedator  "plunderer". Originally (1840) used of insects that ate other insects.

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predestine    (priːˈdɛstɪn )

pre-destine(to determine)

v.命中注定 [decide or determine sth (as if) by fate ]

  ex. It seemed that his failure was predestined.
  他的失敗似乎是命中注定的.

 

ps. destiny n.命運

 

 

 

 

 

predicament    (prɪˈdɪkəmənt)

n. [ difficult or unpleasant situation, esp one in which sb is uncertain what to do; an unpleasant state of being]

  ex. Your refusal puts me in an awkward predicament. 你一拒絕讓我感到十分為難.

ps. predict n.預言

 

 

 

 

 

 

predilection    (ˌpriːdɪˈlɛkʃən)

n. [an established preference for something( implies a strong liking deriving from one's temperament or experience ) ]

  ex. a predilection for Japanese food 對日本食物的偏愛.

 

聯想:predilection ~~pre+direction..

字源:from French prédilection,  from Medieval Latin praedīligere  to prefer, from Latin prae  before + dīligere  to love

 

 

 

 

 

 

predisposition

pre-disposition   (review p.155)

n. 性向; 癖性; 易患某病之身心素質 [state of mind or body that makes sb liable to act in a certain way or to suffer from a certain disease]

  ex. a predisposition towards melancholia

  易患憂鬱症的精神傾向

 

 

 

 

 

 

predominate

pre-dominate

v. [have control, power or influence(over sb/sth)]

  ex. A smallgroup has begun to predominate in policy-making.
  一小撮人在制定政策中已開始起主導作用

v. [be superior in numbers, strength, etc]

  ex. a colour scheme in which red predominates
  以紅色為主的色彩設計

 

 

 

 

predominant

pre-dominant

adj. [having more power or influence than others]

  ex. the predominant member

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • 我看到這頁的當下撲哧爆笑了。有時候我會猜想你放這些精心挑選的圖片時腦袋裡到底怎麼運轉或者當天一整天發生了什麼事。哈哈哈。
  • 哈哈~我也覺得很好笑。
    我平常也是個微微搞笑的人。

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