Sentence

The noun caught on and eventually broadened to refer to both “the amount or degree of something that is most favorable to some end” and “greatest degree attained or attainable under implied or specified conditions.”

Translation

(这个)名词流行起来,并且最后意思外展至既指“某物的数量或程度向某一方向最有利的”,也指“在暗示或明示的条件下,所有得的或可获得的最高程度”。

Word/phrase Translation

catch on – 流行起来

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