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mirror /'mirə/
  • danh từ
    • gương
    • (nghĩa bóng) hình ảnh trung thực (của cái gì)
    • ngoại động từ
      • phản chiếu, phản ánh
    Concise Dictionary
    mirrors|mirrored|mirroring'mɪrə(r)
    noun
    +polished surface that forms images by reflecting light
    +a faithful depiction or reflection
    verb
    +reflect as if in a mirror
    +reflect or resemble

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    n.
    1 looking-glass, glass, speculum, reflector:
    She stared at her reflection in the mirror, wondering whether she should grow her hair
    2 reflection, reproduction, picture, representation, replication, (mirror) image:
    Language is the mirror of society, reflecting every social change.
    v.
    3 reflect, reproduce, represent, depict, repeat, echo, send back:
    The calm lake mirrored the moonlight. The people's misery was mirrored in their faces.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 [C] a piece of special flat glass that reflects images, so that you can see yourself when you look in it: He looked at himself in the mirror. + a rear-view mirror (= in a car, so that the driver can see what is behind) + (BrE) a wing mirror (= on the side of a car) + (AmE) a side mirror
    2 a ~ of sth [sing.] something that shows what sth else is like: The face is the mirror of the soul. + Dickens' novels are a mirror of his times.
    + verb [VN] (written)
    1 to have features that are similar to sth else and which show what it is like: The music of the time mirrored the feeling of optimism in the country.
    2 to show the image of sb/sth on the surface of water, glass, etc.
    Synonym: REFLECT
    She saw herself mirrored in the shiny wood panelling.
    Collocation Dictionary
    noun

    ADJ.

    bathroom, hand, shaving, wardrobe | full-length | gilt-framed, ornate | two-way
    He watched them through a two-way mirror.
    | driving, rear, rear-view, wing
    Always check your mirror before pulling out to overtake.

    VERB + MIRROR

    glance in, look in/into | admire yourself in, examine yourself in, look at yourself/your face in
    He was busy admiring himself in the wardrobe mirror.
    | sit at, stand in front of | check | catch sight of sb/sth in, see sb/sth in | fix, hang
    We hung a mirror over the fireplace.
    | break, crack

    MIRROR + VERB

    reflect sth

    MIRROR + NOUN

    image
    Art can be seen as a mirror image of society.

    PREP.

    in a/the ~
    She stared at her face in the mirror.



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