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phase
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phase /feiz/
  • danh từ
    • tuần (trăng...)
    • giai thoại, thời kỳ (phát triển, biến đổi)
    • phương diện, mặt (của vấn đề...)
    • (vật lý); (sinh vật học) pha
    • ngoại động từ
      • thực hiện (chương trình...) từng giai đoạn
      • (vật lý) làm đồng bộ
      • to phase out something
        • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) thôi dần dần không dùng cái gì, rút lui dần dần cái gì
    Concise Dictionary
    phases|phased|phasingfeɪz
    noun
    +(physical chemistry) a distinct state of matter in a system; matter that is identical in chemical composition and physical state and separated from other material by the phase boundary
    +any distinct time period in a sequence of events
    +a particular point in the time of a cycle; measured from some arbitrary zero and expressed as an angle
    +(astronomy) the particular appearance of a body's state of illumination (especially one of the recurring shapes of the part of Earth's moon that is illuminated by the sun)
    verb
    +arrange in phases or stages
    +adjust so as to be in a synchronized condition

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    n.
    1 stage, period, development, step:
    The boy is just going through a phase.
    2 time, moment, juncture, occasion:
    At this phase of the discussion, I should like to introduce a new subject
    3 state, form, shape, configuration, aspect, appearance, look, condition, status:
    Here is a diagram of the phases of the moon at various points in its orbit
    4 facet, side, angle, viewpoint, point of view, Colloq slant:
    Only one phase of the argument has so far been presented.
    v.
    5 phase in. (gradually) introduce, usher in, work in, inject, insert, insinuate, include, incorporate:
    The new work schedules will be phased in over the next month.
    6 phase out. ease out or off, taper off, wind up, put a stop to, (gradually) eliminate, remove, withdraw, discontinue, end:
    The use of non-biodegradable and non-recyclable packaging is being phased out.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 a stage in a process of change or development: during the first / next / last phase + the initial / final phase of the project + a critical / decisive phase + the design phase + His anxiety about the work was just a passing phase. + She's going through a difficult phase. + The wedding marked the beginning of a new phase in Emma's life.
    2 each of the shapes of the moon as we see it from the earth at different times of the month: the phases of the moon
    Idioms: in phase / out of phase (with sth) (BrE) working/not working together in the right way: The traffic lights were out of phase.
    + verb [VN] [usually passive] to arrange to do sth gradually in stages over a period of time: the phased withdrawal of troops from the area + Closure of the hospitals was phased over a three-year period.
    Phrasal Verbs: phase sth<->in to introduce or start using sth gradually in stages over a period of time: The new tax will be phased in over two years.
    phase sth<->out to stop using sth gradually in stages over a period of time: Subsidies to farmers will be phased out by the year 2 000.
    Collocation Dictionary
    noun

    ADJ.

    early, first, initial, primary | second, secondary, etc. | current, latest, new, present | final, last | intermediate, transition | temporary | critical, crucial, important
    the critical phase of the operation
    | distinct
    The period can be divided into three distinct phases.

    VERB + PHASE

    begin, enter, open, start
    Society has entered a technological phase of evolution.
    | go through
    It's just a phase he's going through.
    | complete, pass

    PREP.

    during a/the ~
    During the first phase of expansion staff will move to the new offices.
    | in a/the ~
    In the earliest phase of mental disorder, relatives feel confused.
    | ~ in
    a new phase in the European economy



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