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corner
'kɔːrnər
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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. The intersection of two streets.
  2. Solid exterior angle of a building; especially one formed by a cornerstone.
  3. An interior angle formed by two meeting walls.
  4. The point where two lines meet or intersect.
  5. A place off to the side of an area.
  6. A remote area.
  7. The point where three areas or surfaces meet or intersect.
  8. A projecting part where two sides or edges meet.
  9. A small concavity.
  10. A predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible.
  11. A temporary monopoly on a kind of commercial trade.
(动) As a verb
  1. Turn a corner.
  2. Force a person or an animal into a position from which he cannot escape.
  3. Gain control over.
HyphenationCor•ner
Part of Speech(名) noun
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转角zhuǎnjiǎobend in a street; corner; to turn a corner
窘境jiǒngjìngawkward situation; predicament
垄断lǒngduànto enjoy market dominance; to monopolize
陷入绝境xiànrù juéjìngto fall into impasse
囤积túnjīto stock up; to lay in supplies; to hoard (for speculation); to corner the market in something
弯角wānjiǎocorner; bend; curve
拐弯处guǎiwān chùcorner; bend
旮旯gālácorner; nook; recess; out-of-the-way place
犄角旮旯jījiǎo gālácorner; nook
léngcorner; edge; arris (sharp ridge formed by two surfaces meeting at an edge); protrusion
角楼jiǎolóucorner (between walls)
zōucorner; foot of mountain
corner
边角biānjiǎocorner
墙角qiángjiǎocorner (junction of two walls)
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