voice shopping

(名詞/不可數) 語音購物 - 對著手機等智慧型裝置講話來進行線上購物的動作。由於語音購物的顧客不涉及瀏覽型錄,他們通常購買比較主流的產品,如食品、低價的電子產品或不需要眼見為憑的家庭用品。

引句:
The growth of voice shopping stemmed out of Amazon's Echo and has revolutionized the tech world since. However, voice shopping comes with a challenge because it does not involve visuals in most cases. So, customers stick to more mainstream products like food items, low-cost electronics, and homeware which do not require much visual research.
[dckap.com, 9 May 2021]

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lockdown foot

(名詞/不可數) 封城腳 - 在新冠肺炎 (COVID-19) 封城 (lockdown) 期間,待在家裡的人不是打赤腳就是穿拖鞋,一段時間後,雙腳就開始變形而成為「封城腳」,難以再穿得下之前正常的鞋子或穿下後腳會痛。

引句:
Have you got "lockdown foot"? We've all re-shaped our feet going barefoot at home so here are 5 simple ways to get back into shoes without damaging yours. Thanks to being mostly housebound, we've all been living in slippers or barefoot – and according to one expert, it's had a major effect on the state of our feet.
[glamourmagazine.co.uk, 18 May 2021]

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headline stress disorder

(名詞/不可數) 頭條新聞壓力症候群 - 閱讀或看了許多負面或令人擔憂之新聞所引起的壓力和焦慮感。

引句:
COVID-19 pandemic headlines can be frightening, especially after watching for an extended period. Consider limiting your news and social media time to prevent "headline stress disorder". Compartmentalize your media time to only a few minutes a day to minimize the anxiety, depression, and overwhelm that too much media can bring.
[registerednursing.org, 12 April 2021]

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reverse lie-in

(名詞/可數) (早晨) 早起床 - 比平常早很多就上床睡覺,然後在隔天早晨提早起床。

Lie-in (名詞) 意為「(早晨) 晚起床,賴床」;片語動詞 lie in 意為「睡懶覺」(參見下面的例句)。Reverse lie-in 與 lie-in 正好相反。

引句:
I decided I had had enough of being permanently exhausted, and always wishing I could have a lie-in. I had to accept that, as a 40-year-old mother, my days of lie-ins are behind me. So … every day, I have a reverse lie-in. A reverse lie-in, for those who have no idea what I'm talking about, involves going to bed extremely early. And I mean extremely early. Toddler early. We're talking 8pm here, at the latest.
[telegraph.co.uk, 15 May 2021]
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proffee

(名詞/可數或不可數) 蛋白質咖啡 - 冰咖啡與蛋白粉 (protein powder) 或含蛋白質的現成飲料混合或攪拌而成的飲料。這個字是由 protein + coffee 拼綴而成。

引句:
And now, a new caffeine-fuelled trend as spotted by coffee-direct.co.uk is here to save us from the 3pm slump. Enter 'proffee', a drink made with iced coffee or espresso and a protein shake. Loads of TikTokers have uploaded clips of their proffee recipes, most commonly by adding two or three shots of espresso over ice, before pouring over a pre-made protein shake.
[glamourmagazine.co.uk, 18 March 2021]

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15-minute city

(名詞/可數) 15 分鐘城市 - 每位市民都可用走路或騎腳踏車的方式在 15 分鐘內取得他們所需之事物的城市。

引句:
Moreno, who is also Paris City Hall's special envoy for smart cities, is regarded as the key theorist behind the recent resurgence in a new model for urban planning that seems almost custom built for this localised future: the '15-minute city' … The 15-minute city requires minimal travel among housing, offices, restaurants, parks, hospitals and cultural venues. Each neighbourhood should fulfil six social functions: living, working, supplying, caring, learning and enjoying.
[bbc.com, 14 December 2020]

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decision intelligence

(名詞/不可數) 決策智慧 - 一種人工智慧 (artificial intelligence, AI),可分析大量的資料來讓公司企業或組織機構更容易地做出商業決策。

引句:
"Decision intelligence connects AI and human decision-making to form more intelligent conclusions, which lead to more favorable outcomes," says Jack Zmudzinski, a senior associate at Future Processing, a custom software development company. "So, rather than a decision made by a human or a decision made by a computer, it's the best of both worlds."
[ukpcmag.com, 23 April 2021]

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coronasomnia

(名詞/不可數) 與新冠肺炎大流行有關的焦慮所引起的失眠 (症)。

引句:
As if the novel coronavirus has not already wrought devastation aplenty on the world, physicians and researchers are seeing signs it is doing deep damage to people's sleep. "Coronasomnia," as some experts now call it, could prove to have profound public-health ramifications — creating a massive new population of chronic insomniacs grappling with declines in productivity, shorter fuses and increased risks of hypertension, depression and other health problems.
[washingtonpost.com, 3 September 2020]

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panpanic

(名詞/可數或不可數) 對新冠肺炎大流行 (Covid-19 pandemic) 的恐慌 (panic),導致缺乏合理的思考和行動。

引句:
I am sick to the back teeth of the "panpanic" coronavirus has triggered. It’s time to take a collective breath and get a grip … The panpanic has the capacity to be even more serious and destructive. I am not insensitive to the unfolding tragedy and the thousands of tragedies within it. But it follows that now is not the time for everyone to panic.
[travelweekly.co.uk, 1 April 2020]

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boffice

(名詞/可數) 在家工作者用作工作場所的床鋪。這個字是由 bed + office 拼綴而成。

引句:
While the boffice can be used for any kind of work that requires nothing more than a laptop, notebook and phone, it comes into its own for a specific task that requires focus and for which there is a deadline. (Writers need deadlines, even though most of us do our damnedest to avoid them until they are right upon us.)
[independent.ie, 14 April 2020]

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