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pound /paund/
  • danh từ
    • Pao (khoảng 450 gam)
    • đồng bảng Anh
      • to pay four shillings by the pound: cứ mỗi bảng Anh trả bốn silinh; trả 20 rịu 4 ĩu đĩu
    • (xem) penny_wise
    • pound of flesh
      • (nghĩa bóng) một đòi hỏi hợp pháp nhưng quá đáng
  • nội động từ
    • kiểm tra trọng lượng tiền đồng theo trọng lượng đồng bảng Anh
    • danh từ
      • bãi rào nhốt súc vật lạc
      • nơi giữ súc vật tịch biên; nơi giữ hàng hoá tịch biên
      • bãi rào nuôi súc vật
      • (nghĩa bóng) nơi giam cầm, trại giam
      • (săn bắn) thế cùng, đường cùng
        • to bring a wild boar into a pound: dồn con lợn lòi vào thế cùng
    • ngoại động từ
      • nhốt (súc vật...) vào bãi rào
      • nhốt vào trại giam
      • to pound the field
        • (săn bắn) là một chướng ngại không thể vượt qua được (hàng rào chắn)
      • vượt qua được những hàng rào chắn mà người khác không thể vượt được (người cưỡi ngựa đi săn)
      • ngoại động từ
        • giã, nghiền
        • nện, thụi, thoi (bằng quả đấm); đánh đập
          • to pound something to pieces: đập cái gì vỡ tan từng mảnh
          • to pound someone into a jelly: đánh cho ai nhừ tử
      • nội động từ
        • (+ at, on, away at) giâ, nện, thoi, đập thình lình; (quân sự) nện vào, giã vào, nã oàng oàng vào
          • to pound at the door: đập cửa thình thình
          • guns pound away at the enemy's position: đại bác nã oàng oàng vào vị trí địch
        • (+ along, on...) chạy uỳnh uỵch, đi uỳnh uỵch
      Concise Dictionary
      +16 ounces
      +the basic unit of money in Great Britain; equal to 100 pence
      +the basic unit of money in Syria; equal to 100 piasters
      +the basic unit of money in the Sudan; equal to 100 piasters
      +the basic unit of money in Lebanon; equal to 100 piasters
      +formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence
      +the basic unit of money in Egypt; equal to 100 piasters
      +the basic unit of money in Cyprus; equal to 100 cents
      +a nontechnical unit of force equal to the mass of 1 pound with an acceleration of free fall equal to 32 feet/sec/sec
      +United States writer who lived in Europe; strongly influenced the development of modern literature (1885-1972)
      +a public enclosure for stray or unlicensed dogs
      +the act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows)
      +hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument
      +strike or drive against with a heavy impact
      +move heavily or clumsily
      +move rhythmically
      +partition off into compartments
      +shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or limits
      +place or shut up in a pound
      +break down and crush by beating, as with a pestle

      Thesaurus Dictionary
      1 beat, batter, pelt, hammer, pummel; thump, belabour, thrash, bludgeon, cudgel, maul, strike, Colloq lambaste, Slang paste, clobber, work over, give (someone) the works or a pasting:
      She pounded on the door till someone came. It was satisfying to see him pound the class bully into submission.
      2 crush, powder, pulverize, bray, comminute, triturate, mash, pulp:
      The corn must be pounded into a fine meal before use.
      3 beat, throb, hammer, pulse, pulsate, palpitate:
      My heart was pounding, waiting to see if the tiger would attack.
      4 pound into. instil, din into, drill into, drub into, hammer into, beat into:
      Her parents have pounded into her that she must show respect to her elders
      5 pound out. rid, expel, clear, cleanse, empty, purge, beat out, hammer out:
      The last bit of stubbornness was pounded out of me at school.
      6 beat out; hammer out, produce:
      The jungle drums pounded out the message that Tarzan was coming.
      7 pounding, beat, beating, thump, thumping:
      The pound of horses' hooves heralded the arrival of the cavalry.
      enclosure, pen, compound, confine, yard:
      My car was towed to the pound, and it cost a fortune to retrieve it.

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