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澳洲新闻 (ABC新闻快递) 2011-08-01

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Protesters have gathered in Melbourne to rally against a controversial child beauty pageant1. Girls as young as two months old took part in the US-run show. Organisers say the participants are judged on facial beauty, overall appearance, personality and talent. Similar events in the US have been seeing participants using wigs2, false teeth and spray tan. Those involved say it's harmless fun, but protesters believe age restrictions3 should be placed on the event.

Angelina Jolie has been awarded "The Heart of Sarajevo” at film festival in the Bosnian capital. The award recognises not only Jolie's film success but her active engagement in humanitarian4 issues. In particular, festival organisers recognise Jolie's efforts to bring to the attention the plight5 of refugees from the Bosnian War. The actor visited the country several times last year as a UNHCR ambassador.

And the world's first museum dedicated6 to the former “Governator” Arnold Schwarzenegger has opened in his birthplace in southern Austria. Arnie didn't attend yesterday's opening which was timed to coincide with his 64th birthday. Visitors gathered for a first look at the two-storey light yellow house restored to look as it did when Schwarzenegger first came into the world in 1947.


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1 pageant fvnyN     
n.壮观的游行;露天历史剧
参考例句:
  • Our pageant represented scenes from history.我们的露天历史剧上演一幕幕的历史事件。
  • The inauguration ceremony of the new President was a splendid pageant.新主席的就职典礼的开始是极其壮观的。
2 wigs 53e7a1f0d49258e236f1a412f2313400     
n.假发,法官帽( wig的名词复数 )
参考例句:
  • They say that wigs will be coming in again this year. 据说今年又要流行戴假发了。 来自辞典例句
  • Frank, we needed more wigs than we thought, and we have to do some advertising. 弗兰克,因为我们需要更多的假发,而且我们还要做点广告。 来自电影对白
3 restrictions 81e12dac658cfd4c590486dd6f7523cf     
约束( restriction的名词复数 ); 管制; 制约因素; 带限制性的条件(或规则)
参考例句:
  • I found the restrictions irksome. 我对那些限制感到很烦。
  • a snaggle of restrictions 杂乱无章的种种限制
4 humanitarian kcoxQ     
n.人道主义者,博爱者,基督凡人论者
参考例句:
  • She has many humanitarian interests and contributes a lot to them.她拥有很多慈善事业,并作了很大的贡献。
  • The British government has now suspended humanitarian aid to the area.英国政府现已暂停对这一地区的人道主义援助。
5 plight 820zI     
n.困境,境况,誓约,艰难;vt.宣誓,保证,约定
参考例句:
  • The leader was much concerned over the plight of the refugees.那位领袖对难民的困境很担忧。
  • She was in a most helpless plight.她真不知如何是好。
6 dedicated duHzy2     
adj.一心一意的;献身的;热诚的
参考例句:
  • He dedicated his life to the cause of education.他献身于教育事业。
  • His whole energies are dedicated to improve the design.他的全部精力都放在改进这项设计上了。
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