怪圈

English translation: vicious cycle

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Chinese term or phrase:怪圈
English translation:vicious cycle
Entered by: Xuchun

08:50 Apr 30, 2005
Chinese to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Business/Commerce (general)
Chinese term or phrase: 怪圈
-- Fell into a rut?
Rod Nelson
Canada
Local time: 17:14
vicious cycle
Explanation:
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vicious circle

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OR strange circle
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Xuchun
China
Local time: 08:14
Grading comment
Thanks; I felt uncomfortable using "vicious" but am glad to have it confirmed.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



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4 +7vicious cycle
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5 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +7
怪圈
vicious cycle


Explanation:
.

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Note added at 6 mins (2005-04-30 08:57:05 GMT)
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vicious circle

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Note added at 7 mins (2005-04-30 08:57:52 GMT)
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OR strange circle

Xuchun
China
Local time: 08:14
Native speaker of: Chinese
PRO pts in category: 12
Grading comment
Thanks; I felt uncomfortable using "vicious" but am glad to have it confirmed.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Shang
1 hr
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agree  stonejohn
3 hrs
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agree  Peter Smith: Or vicious circle - it is usd in the translation of S Breyer,1993,Breaking the Vicious Circle.Cambridge,MA:Harvard University Press
7 hrs
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agree  billychang
9 hrs
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agree  English Chinese Medical Translator - Jimmy Deng
14 hrs
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agree  ToasterZ: Although I don't think there's anything wrong with "fell into a rut."
15 hrs
  -> Thanks.

agree  Jianming Sun
16 hrs
  -> Thanks.
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