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5.5 PAVC meanings

Practical Audio-Visual Chinese, Book 5, 2nd edition, Chapter 5, vocab and meanings
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矚目
V/N: to watch or stare with great interest, to eagerly look at, to take great interest in
選手
N: candidate; (of sports) selected contestant or player
V: (a) to strive for, to win; (b) to take by force, to seize
金牌
N: a gold medal (M: 面)
光榮
N/SV/AT: honor, glory, credit
簡稱
V: to be called something for short; N: an abbreviation, shortened form of a name
集合
V/AT: to gather, assemble, call together
城邦
N: city-state
典禮
N: a ceremony, celebration
競技
N/V: competition, event, heat
消弭
V: to terminate, put an end to, bring an end to
仇視
V/N: to look upon with hatred; to regard with hostility; to be hostile to
相傳
V: to hand down from generation to generation; to pass on from one to another
組織
V: to organize; N: an organization
世紀
N: century
廢墟
N: the ruins (of a city, castle, etc)
遺址
N: the ruins (of a city, castle, etc); the relics
貢獻
V: to contribute, devote, dedicate; N: a contribution
MA: measure word for periods of time or events (meetings, sports events, etc) [session]
象徵
V/N: to symbolize; to signify
和諧
SV: to be in harmony, harmonious; N: harmony
團結
V/N: to rally together, unite
會旗
N: the flag of a club or organization
主旨
N: the theme; the main point (of a speech, statement, etc)
種族
N/AT: race, ethnic race
國籍
N: nationality; national background; citizenship
達到
V: to achieve
惋惜
SV/V: to feel regret over something
盼望
V: to hope for; to look forward to; to long for
永遠
A: forever
奧林匹克
PN: Olympic
希臘
PN: Greece
奧林匹亞
PN: Olympia
雅典
PN: Athens (capital of Greece)
五環
PN: five rings (the symbol of the Olympic games)
摩拳擦掌
IE: to be eager for a fight or to compete; to get ready for a fight; to be eager to start on a task; to chafe at the bit
世界大同,天下一家
IE: universal brotherhood with all people as one family under heaven