1 / taIp; taIp/ n
~ (of sth) class or group of people or things that have characteristics in common; kind 类型; 种类: different racial types 不同人种 * Which type of tea do you prefer? 你喜欢哪种茶? * all types of jobs/jobs of all types 各种各样的工作 * A bungalow is/Bungalowsare a type of house. 小平房是房子中的一种类型. * winesof the Burgundy type/Burgundy-type wines 勃艮第类型的葡萄酒.
~ (of sth) person, thing, event, etc considered as a representative example of a class or group 有代表性的人﹑ 物﹑ 事等; 典型: I don't think she's the artistic type. 我认为她不属艺术家那类的人. * not the type of party I enjoy 不是我喜欢的那种聚会 * the old-fashioned type of English gentleman 旧式的英国绅士 * just the type of situation to avoid 就是要防止这种情况. He's true to type, ie behaves as sb of his class, group, etc may be expected to behave. 他就是他那类人的典型.
(infml 口) person of a specified character 某种类型的人: a brainy type 聪明的人 * He's not my type (of person), ie We have little in common. 他跟我不是一个类型的人.
(idm 习语) revert to type => revert.
> type v [Tn] classify (sth/sb) according to its type 将（某事物[某人]）按类型划分: patients typed by age and blood group 按年龄和血型分类的病人.
# type-cast / 5taIpkB:st; [email protected] -kAst; `taIp9kAst/ v (pt, pp type-cast) [esp passive 尤用於被动语态: Tn, Cn.n/a] give (an actor) the kind of role which he has often played successfully before or which seems to fit his personality 让（演员）担任其擅长的或适合其个性的角色: avoid being type-cast as a gangster 避免常演歹徒角色.