News #6 week

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brazen

明目张胆unrestrained by convention or propriety;

 

lurking

lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner

 

bold

1.     冒失的without respect or shame

 

Const.=constable

  • n.警官a police officer of the lowest rank

 

Montague

·         n.蒙塔古(罗密欧家族的姓氏) surname, People come from Montague.

 

 

traumatized: trauma

an emotional wound or shock often having long-lasting effects

 

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backlog

n.积压待办事项an accumulation of jobs not done or materials not processed that are yet to be dealt with (especially unfilled customer orders for products or services)

 

dispute

vt.妥当性 question the truth or validity of

 

is bogged down : become so involved with one particular thing that you cannot make any progress

evict

·         v.依法收回expel from one's property or force to move out by a legal process;

 

Salim

·         n.萨利姆a Arabic male name, Healthy, Complete, Safe.

 

Lakhani : a Hindu surname found in Gujarat, India, and among people from Sindh, meaning "(descendant) of Lakh"

 

Ruby

露比(人名)Noun  A Latin & English female name is meaning of Red Gemstone.

 

Gifford

gift, hard; one with fat cheeks; English: habitational name for someone from Giffords Hall in Suffolk.

 

loopholes

钻空an ambiguity (especially one in the text of a law or contract) that makes it possible to evade a difficulty or obligation

 

Boucher

Occupational French and English name for a butcher or slaughterer.

 

hindering

vt.妨碍 stop or delay the advance or development of (a person or activity)

 

Durning

English and Scottish surname is found primarily in Glasgow, and one who was perservering.

Fincham

habitational English name from a place in Norfolk.

 

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BoKo Haram

 "Western education is sin", is a militant organization seeks to establish a "pure" Islamic state ruled by sharia.

 

Agence France-Presse (AFP) is a Frenchnews agency, the oldest & largest in the world.

undisclosed

·         adj.未泄露的;not made known

 

Abubakar Shekau

An Islamist leader of the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram.

 

Chibok

Local Government Area of Borno StateNigeria. It has headquarters and a primarily Christian village.

 

Goodluck Jonathan: a Nigerian politician who has been President of Nigeria since 2010.

 

Francois

The french male name is meaning of free.

 

Benin

·         n.贝宁(尼日利亚南部一城市) a French controled country on western coast of Africa.

 

Cameroon

·         n.喀麦隆(非洲西部国家)a republic on the western coast of central Africa

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Chad

·         n.乍得(非洲中北部国家)a landlocked desert republic in north-central Africa

 

Niger

·         n.尼日尔(非洲中西部国家)a landlocked republic in West Africa; the Sahara Desert

 

aide

n. 助手 a person who helps another person especially a politician, in their job

 

Reuters: a publicly owned international news and information company established in London, 1851.

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