consul

n.駐外領事
[an official appointed by the government of one country to look after its commercial interests and the welfare of its citizens in another country.]
(由政府派居外國,代表政府的商業利益並幫助本國公民的官員)


來源:古羅馬的執政官
1382, from L. consul "magistrate in ancient Rome," probably originally "one who consults the Senate," from consulere "to deliberate"

 

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council       n.協調會      [an assembly of persons called together for discussion]  

conciliate   v.安撫、使和好  [to overcome the distrust or animosity of; appease]

 

consul     n.駐外領事、領事

consult    v.與...商量     [to seek advice or information from]

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consummate

con-summ(sum, highest)-ate

v.實現;使完美 [to bring to a state of perfection; fulfill.]

adj.完美的;圓滿的 [complete or perfect]

  ex. a consummate master of the violin.

 

 

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字根 summ == highest, or sum

summit  n.峰頂(山,事件等) // summ 做highest解
summary  n.概括的 adj.扼要的;草率的 // summ 做sum解

 

 

不要跟 字根sum搞混了唷

sum == take

ex.

assume    v. 認為; 假定為

consume  v.消耗,花費

resume    v.重新開始

 

consummate <> amateurish  adj.外行的(含輕蔑之意),業餘的

 

 

 

 

 

 

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字根 tag --> teg --> tig   == touch 觸

      tang           --> ting

      tact

 

tang-ent    adj.接觸的    n.切線 // tangential adj.切線的 adj.離題的

tang-ible    adj.可觸知的         // intangible adj.不可觸知的

tact-ile    adj.有觸覺的

tact-ility      n.觸覺

 

tact       n.機智   [接觸之技巧手法]   / intact adj.完整的、原封不動的

tact-ics  n.戰術

 

contact   v.接觸   (I will contact him by telephone.)  [touch together]

 

contag-ious    adj.接觸傳染的 (contagious diseases.)

 

contiguity         n.接壤

contiguous     adj.接壤的

 

contingent  adj.不確定的[dependent on something not yet certain; conditional]

                          (Our plans are contingent on the weather.)

                n.意外事故、偶然事件

                n.代表團 [any one of the representative groups]

 

   [最早原指"uncertain incident"-->摸了才知道的事,名詞部分是引申之意]

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contact

con-tact(touch )[touch together]

n/v.接觸  

  ex. I will contact him by telephone.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

contagious

con-tag(touch)-i-ous

adj.接觸傳染的

  ex.contagious diseases.

 

 

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ten  --> tin     tain  === hold 、keep

tent      tinu

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contain

con-tain(hold, keep)

v.包含

  ex. The pill contains vitamins.
  這藥丸中含有多種維他命。

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

containment

con-tain-ment

n. [ the act or condition of containing. ]

n.對敵國設限,以防止過度強大
  [ an act or policy of restricting the territorial growth or ideological influence of another, esp. a hostile nation.]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

contaminate

con-tamin-ate

v.弄髒;污染 [To make impure or unclean by contact or mixture.]

 

from contamen "contact, pollution," from com- "together" + *tag-, base of tangere "to touch"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

contemplate

con-templ(temple n.神殿)-ate

v.仔細思考

  ex. to contemplate buying a new car. 

  ps. ps.tempo n.【音】速度


            

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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