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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
gem /dʤem/
  • danh từ
    • viên ngọc
    • đá chạm, ngọc chạm
    • (nghĩa bóng) vật quý nhất
      • the gem of the whole collection: cái quý nhất trong toàn bộ sưu tập
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) bánh bơ nhạt
    • nội động từ
      • dát ngọc
        • the night sky gemmed with stars: bầu trời đêm nay đầy sao như dát ngọc
    Concise Dictionary
    gemmed|gemming|gemsdʒem
    noun
    +a crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry
    +art highly prized for its beauty or perfection
    +a person who is a brilliant and precious as a piece of jewelry
    +a sweet quick bread baked in a cup-shaped pan
    +a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    n.
    1 gemstone, jewel, stone, precious or semiprecious stone:
    The crown was set with rubies and other precious gems.
    2 ideal, quintessence, perfect example; pearl (of great price), marvel, flower, élite, cream, crème de la crème, pick, nonpareil, treasure, prize, masterpiece, chef-d'oeuvre:
    This is a perfect gem of a painting. The vale of Grasmere is a gem in the diadem of the Lake District.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    + noun
    1 (also less frequent gemstone ) a precious stone that has been cut and polished and is used in jewellery: a crown studded with gems
    2 a person, place or thing that is especially good: This picture is the gem (= the best) of the collection. + a gem of a place + She's a real gem!
    Compare: JEWEL
    Collocation Dictionary
    noun

    1 jewel

    ADJ.

    precious, priceless

    PHRASES

    dripping with gems
    a millionairess dripping with gems and pearls
    | encrusted/studded with gems
    a belt studded with priceless gems

    2 person/thing

    ADJ.

    little | absolute, real
    The second side of their new album contains some real gems.
    | hidden
    She worked in the antiques trade, searching out hidden gems in the most unlikely places.
    | architectural
    architectural gems like York Minster

    PHRASES

    a gem of a sth
    This is a little gem of a flower.


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