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protocol
协议 (noun) system of rules and acceptable behavior used at official ceremonies or occasions
psychology
心理学 (noun) scientific study of the way the human mind works and how it influences behavior
publication
发布 (noun) the act of making information or stories available to the public in print or electronically; a book, magazine, etc. in which stories and information are published
publish
发布 (verb) to make information available to people
purchase
(verb) to buy; (noun) something that you buy
pursue
追求 (verb) to chase or follow someone or something
qualitative
定性 (adj) relating to how good or bad something is
quote
引用 (verb) to repeat the words that someone else has said or written
radical
激进 (adj) supporting great or extreme change
random
随机 (adj) happening by chance
range
(noun) a group of different things of the same type (eg. range of colours, range of subjects); (noun) a line of mountains; (verb) to have several different amounts (eg. prices range from $1.00 to $10.00.)
ratio
比 (noun) the relationship between two groups or amounts which expresses how much bigger one is than the other
rational
合理的 (adj) showing clear thought or reason
react
应对 (verb) to act in response to something else
recover
恢复 (verb) to get back something lost (eg. health, possessions, ability)
refine
提炼 (verb) to improve something by making small changes
regime
政权 (noun) a particular government
region
地区 (noun) a particular area
register
(noun) an official list of names; (verb) to put information (usually a name) on an official list
regulate
调节 (verb) to control something by making it work in a particular way
reinforce
加强 (verb) to make something stronger
reject
(v) refuse to accept or agree with something; (n) a product that is damaged
relax
放松 (verb) become less active and more calm and happy
release
(v) to free a prisoner or stop holding someone/something; (n) new film or record you can buy
relevant
相应 (adj) connected with what is happening or being discussed
reluctance
不愿 (noun) an unwillingness to do something