confer & conference

confer

con-fer(carry)

v.把...贈與(ex.學位等) [ to bestow upon as a gift, favor, honor, etc. ]

  ex. to confer a degree on a graduate.

  ex. The Queen conferred knighthoods on several distinguished men.

 

v.商談 [大夥共同帶來自己的觀點進行交換→商談 ] [to consult together]

  ex. He confers with this bussiness cooperators about opening a new line of product.

 

ex.

ferry n.渡輪

circumference n.圓周    circum- == around

defer v.推遲 v.聽從

 

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近型字

defer   v.推遲、延期[to put off action; delay]    // deferment n.延期
      (to defer her departure for two days.) 此意中的de用的是dis解  
    v.聽從、順從[to yield respectfully in judgment or opinion] // deference n.順從
     (I defer to my parents because they are older and wiser.) // deferential a.順從的
       
defy   v.反抗、向...挑戰 [to challenge the power of] // defiance n.反抗、挑戰
     (He defied the order of the court.)  
       
       
deter   v.嚇住、使斷念 [to discourage or restrain from acting ]  
     (Failure did not deter him from trying again.)  
     ps. ter(terr)=frighten ex.terror n.恐怖  

 

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conference

con-fer-ence

n.正式會議;協商會

  ps. American Physics Society (APS) holds several conferences to let physicists share their new discovery in science.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

confess

con-fess(speak)

v.坦白,承認 [to acknowledge a fault, crime, misdeed, weakness, etc. by way of revelation.]

 

  ex.professor n.教授

  ex. confession:crime 承認:罪行

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

confide

con-fid(trust)e [相信對方,所以可以吐露心事。]

v.吐露祕密  [discuss private matters or problems]

  ex. She confides in no one but her husband.

 

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confidence   n. 自信、信心  
       
confident   a. 自信的、有信心  
confidential   a. 機密的           [只有信賴的人才能知道的--->機密的]
       
confidant   n. 密友 [能討論自己私事或秘密的朋友]

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confidence

con-fid(trust)-ence

n.自信、信心

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

confidential

con-fid-ent-ial [只有信賴的人才能知道的--->機密的]

adj.機密的  ex. confidential document

adj.信任的  ex. a confidential secretary.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

configuration

con-figure-ate

n.結構; 形態 [arrangement of the parts of sth; shape or outline]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

confine

con-fin(end or 範圍)-e

v.限制, 幽禁=restrain [ to enclose within bounds]

 ex. Confine your efforts to finishing the book.

 ex. finite adj.有限的

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

confirm

con-firm(adj.牢固的)

v.證實確定

  ex. hypothesis:confirmed
  假設沒有被證實

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

confiscate

con-fisc(money)-ate [財富成為共同財產→充公]

v.將...充公;徵收

 

  ex.

  fiscal adj.財政的;會計的 

  fiscal year 會計年度

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

conflagration   /ˏkɑnfləˋɡreʃən/

con-flagr(=flame;burn)-ation

n.大火災(ex.森林大火)  [great and destructive fire]

 

  ex. flagrant adj.罪惡昭彰的

ps. 聖安東尼奧馬刺隊的 Bruce Bowen

 

 

 

 

 

 

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