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compound /'kɔmpaund/
  • danh từ
    • (hoá học) hợp chất
      • organic compound: hợp chất hữu cơ
    • (ngôn ngữ học) từ ghép
    • khoảng đất rào kín (của khu nhà máy, dinh thự...)
    • tính từ
      • kép, ghép, phức, phức hợp, đa hợp
        • compound word: từ ghép
        • compound sentence: câu ghép
        • compound function: (toán học) hàm đa hợp
        • compound interrest: lãi kép
      • compound fracture
        • gãy xương hở
      • compound householder
        • người ở thuê trả cả tiền thuê nhà lẫn tiền thuế
    • ngoại động từ
      • pha, trộn, hoà lẫn
        • to compound a medicine: pha thuốc
      • ghép thành từ ghép
      • dàn xếp (cuộc cãi lộn...)
      • nội động từ
        • điều đình, dàn xếp
          • to compound with a claimant for foregoing complaint: điều đình với người đứng kiện để người ta rút đơn
      Concise Dictionary
      compounds|compounded|compounding'kɒmpaʊnd
      noun
      +(chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
      +a whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts
      +an enclosure of residences and other building (especially in the Orient)
      verb
      +make more intense, stronger, or more marked
      +put or add together
      +calculate principal and interest
      +create by mixing or combining
      +combine so as to form a whole; mix
      adj.
      +of leaf shapes; of leaves composed of several similar parts or lobes
      +consisting of two or more substances or ingredients or elements or parts
      +composed of many distinct individuals united to form a whole or colony

      Thesaurus Dictionary
      v.
      1 put together, combine, mix, concoct, compose, make (up), formulate, blend:
      They compound curry powder from different spices.
      2 blend, merge, coalesce, combine, unite, fuse or US also fuze, come or go together:
      Sometimes two words compound to form one, as in 'ingrown', 'outgrow', and 'uptake'.
      3 aggravate, intensify, exacerbate, heighten, augment, add to, worsen, increase; enhance, multiply:
      Demanding your money back now will only compound the problem.
      adj.
      4 intricate, complex, involved, complicated; composite, multiple, multiform, multifaceted, Technical parasynthetic, parathetic:
      The compound eye of the fly / Lets it see far better than I. A compound sentence is composed of two or more clauses joined by one or more coordinating conjunctions, express or understood.
      n.
      5 composite, blend, synthesis, combination, consolidation, Technical parasynthesis, parathesis; mixture, amalgam, alloy, merging, merger, mix:
      Table salt is a compound of the metallic element sodium and the gaseous element chlorine. 'Slithy' is a compound of 'slimy' and 'writhe'.
      Advanced English Dictionary
      noun, adjective, verb
      + noun
      1 a thing consisting of two or more separate things combined together
      2 (chemistry) a substance formed by a chemical reaction of two or more elements in fixed amounts relative to each other: Common salt is a compound of sodium and chlorine.
      Compare: ELEMENT, MIXTURE
      3 (grammar) a noun, an adjective or a verb made of two or more words or parts of words, written as one or more words, or joined by a HYPHEN. Travel agent, dark-haired and bathroom are all compounds.
      4 an area surrounded by a fence or wall in which a factory or other group of buildings stands: a prison compound
      + adjective [not before noun] (technical) formed of two or more parts: a compound adjective, such as fair-skinned + A compound sentence contains two or more clauses. + the compound eye of a wasp
      + verb [VN]
      1 [often passive] (written) to make sth bad become even worse by causing further harm: The problems were compounded by severe food shortages.
      2 (be compounded of / from sth) (formal) to be formed from sth: The DNA molecule is compounded from many smaller molecules.
      3 [often passive] (formal or technical) to mix sth together: liquid soaps compounded with disinfectant
      4 (finance) to pay or charge interest on an amount of money that includes any interest already earned or charged
      Collocation Dictionary
      noun

      1 chemical

      ADJ.

      chemical
      Scientists have produced a new chemical compound.
      | inorganic, organic | synthetic | molecular, simple
      Dalton believed that the simplest compound of two elements must have one atom of each.
      | active, dangerous, potent, toxic, volatile | carbon, iron, etc.

      VERB + COMPOUND

      form, produce
      At the right temperature, the chemicals will form a compound.

      COMPOUND + VERB

      contain sth | be derived from sth, derive from sth, be found in sth, occur
      compounds derived from rainforest plants

      PREP.

      ~ of
      a compound of oxygen and hydrogen

      2 area of land and buildings

      ADJ.

      palace, prison, military | walled, secure
      Police are investigating a raid on a secure compound.

      PREP.

      in/inside a/the ~
      life inside the prison compound



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