简明英汉词典

embroil
[im5brCil]
vt.
使卷入, 牵连, 使纠缠

美国传统词典[双解]

embroil
em.broil
AHD:[μm-broil“]
D.J.[em6br%il]
K.K.[Wm6br%!l]
v.tr.(及物动词)
em.broiledem.broil.ingem.broils

(1)

To involve in argument, contention, or hostile actions:
使卷入:使卷入争论、斗争或敌对行动:
“Avoid . . . any step that may embroil us with Great Britain”(Alexander Hamilton)
“避免…任何可能使我们卷入与英国敌对状态的行动”(亚历山大·汉密尔顿)

(2)

To throw into confusion or disorder; entangle.
使陷入:使陷入混淆或混乱;使纠缠不清

语源

(1)

French embrouiller
法语 embrouiller

(2)

en- [intensive pref.] * see en- 1
en- [加强词义前缀] *参见 en-1

(3)

brouiller [to confuse] from Old French * see broil 2
brouiller [混乱] 源自 古法语 *参见 broil2

继承用法

embroilment
n.(名词)

现代英汉词典

embroil
[Im5brCIl]
vt.
(常与with连用)卷入;牵连
They embroiled Peter in their quarrel.
他们使彼得卷入了他们的争论。

现代英汉综合大辞典

embroil
[im5brCil]
vt.

(1)

使混乱, 使复杂; 搅乱

(2)

牵连, 卷入, 拖累
be embroiled in a quarrel
卷入争吵中

继承用法

embroiler
n.

embroilment
n.

习惯用语

embroil sb. in
使某人[自已]卷入纠纷

embroil oneself in
使某人[自已]卷入纠纷

美国传统词典

embroil
em.broil
AHD:[μm-broil“]
D.J.[em6br%il]
K.K.[Wm6br%!l]
v.tr.
em.broiled, em.broil.ing, em.broils

(1)

To involve in argument, contention, or hostile actions:
“Avoid . . . any step that may embroil us with Great Britain”(Alexander Hamilton)

(2)

To throw into confusion or disorder; entangle.

语源

(1)

French embrouiller

(2)

en- [intensive pref.] * see en- 1

(3)

brouiller [to confuse] from Old French * see broil 2

继承用法

embroilment
n.

英汉化学大词典

embroil
vt.搞混,牵连

英汉计算机大词典

embroil
vt.搞混(牵连)

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