# 2 单词

## 2.1 procedure

prəˈsiːdʒə(r)

n. a way of doing sth, especially the usual or correct way （正常）程序，手续，步骤

n. the official or formal order or way of doing sth, especially in business, law or politics （商业、法律或政治上的）程序

The law warrants this procedure.

It has passed through an interesting procedure of evolution.

## 2.2 straightforward

[ˌstreɪtˈfɔːwəd]

I must insist on you give me a straightforward answer.

## 2.3 deterministic

### 2.3.1 determine

[dɪˈtɜːmɪn]
v. （使）下决心，（使）做出决定
vt. 决定，确定；判定，判决；限定

Once you determine your sleep needs, you should meet those needs every day.

## 2.4 stride

[straɪd]

n. 大步；步幅；进展
vt. 跨过；大踏步走过；跨坐在…

He crossed the room in two strides. 他两大步跨到屋子另一头。
I was gaining on the other runners with every stride . 我正一步步赶上其他运动员。

We’re making great strides in the search for a cure.