President Biden offered such a long and nuanced response to the first question he got at Wednesday’s White House news conference that it almost seemed he knew in advance what the reporter would ask.
That nuance may help to explain why the SNP’s official position is to retain Charles as head of state in the event that Scotland votes for independence, at least to begin with.
这种细微差别可能有助于解释为什么 SNP 的官方立场是在苏格兰投票支持独立的情况下保留查尔斯为国家元首，至少一开始是这样。
“That’s what happens with all these legislative negotiations. … Everybody’s trying to get a little nuance of the story. But nothing’s done until you have a complete agreement,” he said.
a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude
Use nuance to refer to a very small difference in color, meaning, or feeling. What makes singers brilliant is not how loud they can sing a note, but how many nuances they can evoke through their approach.
Pronounced “NOO-ahns,” this noun was borrowed from French in the 18th century and derives ultimately from Latin nūbēs “a cloud.” Think of clouds––subtle gradations in color to understand this word. When you say a work of art was nuanced, it means there was a lot to it, but incorporated subtly.
发音为“NOO-ahns”，这个名词在 18 世纪从法语中借用，最终源自拉丁语 nūbēs“云”。想想云——颜色的微妙层次来理解这个词。当你说一件艺术作品有细微差别时，这意味着它有很多，但巧妙地融合在一起。
He crouched down at the cut ends and peered at the annual growth rings, trying to get a nuanced read on how tight and regular the grain within was likely to be.
—The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown
They see the nuance of the costumes, the intricacy of the signs.
—The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
I answered that it was strained, that it attributed nuances to the various conflicting commentaries that were not there, and that, therefore, it really was not a reconciliation at all.
—The Chosen by Chaim Potok
nuance (v.)”to give nuances to,” 1886, from nuance (n.). Related: Nuanced.Related entries & more
nuance (v.)“赋予细微差别”，1886 年，源自 nuance (n.)。相关：Nuanced.Related 条目及更多
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