今天我們要學的詞是 stifle. Stifle is spelled S-T-I-F-L-E, stifle.
stifle的意思是壓制，令人窒息。 Referring to the possibility that the European Union may hold internet companies responsible for hate speech published on their platforms, Facebook warned that such liability would stifle innovation as well as individuals' freedom of expression. 針對歐盟可能對網絡平台上的仇恨言論向互聯網公司問責一事，臉書警告說，這種法律責任將扼殺創新以及個人言論自由。
The Federal Trade Commission recently started to examine past acquisitions by big tech firms that were not reported to the government to determine if these companies have stifled competition. 美國聯邦貿易委員會最近開始審查未向政府報告的大型科技公司以往的收購案例，以確定這些公司是否壓制競爭。
好的，我們今天學習的詞是 stifle, stifle, stifle ...（新聞美語即時通是由美國之音和中廣新聞網聯合製播，節目內容歡迎到中廣新聞網youtube收看收聽）