1 / kEm5baIn; kEm`baIn/ v
[I, Ipr, Tn, Tn.pr] ~ (with sth); ~ A and B/A with B (cause things to) join or mix together to form a whole (使物件)结合或混合形成一整体; 联合; 组合; 合并; 化合: Hydrogen and oxygen combine/Hydrogen combines with oxygen to form water. 氢与氧化合成水. * Circumstances have combined to ruin our plans for a holiday. 各种情况凑在一起破坏了我们的假日计划. * Combine the eggs with a little flour and heat the mixture gently. 把鸡蛋和少量面粉调匀, 用文火加热. * a kitchen and dining-room combined, ie one room used as both 厨房兼饭厅 * Success was achieved by the combined efforts of the whole team. 全队齐心协力取得了胜利.
[Tn, Tn.pr] ~ A and B/A with B do (two or more things) at the same time or have (two or more different qualities) as a characteristic 同时做(不止一件事); 兼有(不止一种)特性: combine business with pleasure 寓工作於娱乐之中 * He combines arrogance and incompetence in his dealings with the staff. 他在与工作人员交往中既傲慢又无能.
# com`bining form (linguistics 语言) form of a word which can combine with another word or another combining form to form a new word, eg Anglo-, -philia 构词成分(能与另一词或另一构词成分构成新词者, 如 Anglo-﹑ -philia).