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Comprehensive English-Chinese Dictionary (1 result)

the [ðiː] [ðə] [ðɪ]
  1. 1. definite article 这,那(指已提到的人或事物)
  2. 2. definite article 这,那(指说者与听者已知的人或事物)
  3. 3. definite article 独一无二的或众所周知事物
  4. 4. definite article 最,绝对
  5. 5. definite article 统称一类人或事物
  6. 6. definite article 江河山脉名称
  7. 7. definite article 乐器名称
  8. 8. definite article 每;每一(表示数量)
  9. 9. definite article 指某一类人或某个抽象概念
  10. 10. definite article 身体的某部分个人的物品
  11. 11. adverb 更,越发反而
  12. 12. adverb 最,非常尤其
  13. 13. adverb 越……越……,愈……愈……

Macmillan Dictionary - Simpler Definitions (1 result)

the [ði]
  1. 1. determiner used when you are referring to a particular thing or person that has already been mentioned or is already known about
  2. 2. determiner used before a singular noun when making a general statement about people or things of a particular type
  3. 3. determiner used when referring to a part of a particular thing
  4. 4. determiner used before dates or periods of time
  5. 5. determiner used when explaining which person or thing you are referring to
  6. 6. determiner used before a noun that refers to an action, especially when it is followed by “of”
  7. 7. determiner used before the names of oceans, rivers, deserts, or groups of mountains
  8. 8. determiner used before an adjective to form a noun when you are referring to the type of thing that is described by the adjective
  9. 9. determiner used before superlative adjectives and words such as “first,” “second,” “next,” and “last”
  10. 10. determiner used before an adjective to form a plural noun when you are referring to people of a particular type or people from a particular country
  11. 11. determiner used when saying whether there is enough of something for a particular purpose
  12. 12. determiner used when you are saying what type of musical instrument someone plays
  13. 13. determiner used when a particular person, thing, or place that you are referring to is the famous one, or is the best or most fashionable
  14. 14. determiner used before the name of a dish when ordering food, especially in an expensive restaurant

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He fitted the rope lashings of the oars onto the thole pins and, leaning forward against the thrust of the blades in the water, he began to row out of the harbor in the dark.
Weird is one of the Three Sisters who control the fate of the past, the fate of the present, and the fate of the future.
The trend has also taken off in Australia and the U.S., where the Razor (the American name for the Micro) is one of the top-selling items for upscale gadget retailer the Sharper Image. [Source: Web Examples ]
The Chinese mainland faces the Bohai Sea, the Yellow Sea, the East China Sea, and the South China Sea on the east and south.
The inner edge of the foot is raised off the floor in the middle to form the arch of the foot.
The Chinese celebrate the Spring Festival to mark the return of the sun and the beginning of the agricultural year.
He hears from another member of the group that the nearest town is already alive with rumors that the Republicans are about to attack and that the Fascists have strengthened the guard on the bridge. [Source: Web Examples ]
On this day the Doge, accompanied by members of the ruling Venetian families, boarded the great state barge, the Bucintoro, to celebrate the Wedding of the Sea. [Source: Web Examples ]
The admiral in charge of the Bucintoro was responsible for the safety of all the VIPs on board during the Wedding of the Sea celebrations. [Source: Web Examples ]
By the time the world heard of her, New Zealand had a millennium baby which was also being declared the first to see the light of the new millennium, as we had led the world to expect. [Source: Web Examples ]
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